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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>>Medical tourism touches multiple industries and helps grow jobs and local economies in ways that other kinds of tourism can’t: 5 New Travel Startups Helping Travelers With Their Health and Wellness Goals

>>Hipmunk is experimenting and has plenty to learn: In Search for Perfect Hotel Results, Hipmunk is Latest to Give it a Try

>>Proximity-based “beacon” technology is a transformative technology relatively few people know about: The Airport Beacon Revolution – Digital Marketing News This Week