weekly_trend_roundup.jpgEvery week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends, and in these weekend posts we highlight the stories that tackle these trends. This one looks at top digital trends.

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>>One of Zerve’s biggest downfalls was not jumping on mobile fast enough: 5 New Travel Startups Giving Tours and Activities a More Mobile Future

>>Destination Cleveland raised the bar on integrated web and social media content: Cleveland Tourism Cautiously Optimistic Midway Through Republican Convention

>>Don’t expect any meaningful changes in Google’s practices until the regulatory processes likely wind through the courts: Europe’s Tough Stance Against Google Could Shame the FTC Into Action

>>Corporate travel management companies are still playing catch-up to the leisure space when it comes to the sharing economy and online booking: Corporate Travel Still Doesn’t Get Mobile Booking or the Sharing Economy

>>Expedia apparently bailed out Trover, a photography app that created an attractive user experience but ran into a stone wall in the form of Instagram and Facebook: Expedia’s Acquisition of Travel App Trover Is a Family Affair

Photo Credit: Destination Cleveland raised the bar with social media at the Republican National Convention. Destination Cleveland