ITB Berlin 2012 Flags at Entrance North

Do you have something you think we’d be interested in knowing about? Add #TBEX to your tweets or Facebook posts and we’ll take a look. We’ll share the best of what we find each week here on the blog.

Here’s what we’re reading this week:

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  • America: The new destination for rich Chinese shoppers – Chinese tourists spend more than any other foreigners at an average of $7,200 per visit. It’s no wonder that the U.S. is courting these affluent inbound travelers. Read more here America: The new destination for rich Chinese shoppers
  • Viking Cruises to Sail on Mississippi River Beginning in 2017 – Always in the know when in comes to cruise information, Cruise Critic reports that Viking Cruises will head to the port of New Orleans in Spring 2017. Itineraries along the Mississipi River wiill include Memphis, St. Louis, and St. Paul. We’re excited to see river crusising expanding here in the U.S. Read more here Viking Cruises to Sail on Mississippi River Beginning in 2017

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  • Berlin Museums Update – As the TBEX team gets ready to head off to ITB Berlin, this list of new museum openings caught our eye. We’re not going to have a lot of free time to catch any of these, but if you’re going to be in the city longer, they sound worth a visit. Oh, and if you’re going to be at ITB (that’s the fair grounds in the photo up top), be sure to look for us and say hi. Read more here Berlin Museums Update
  • Barcelona to Valencia, Three Stops on a Spanish East Coast Road Trip – If you want to extend your time in Spain after TBEX, here are some suggestions for visiting the eastern part of the country. Read more here Barcelona to Valencia, Three Stops on a Spanish East Coast Road Trip