Club Med Expands Into Sub-Saharan Africa and 7 Other Tourism Trends This Week

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Club Med is finally expanding into sub-Saharan Africa. Cape Town is pictured here. Dean Hutton / Bloomberg

Skift Take: This week in tourism, Club Med is expanding into sub-Saharan Africa, cruise line Genting plans to add two Global-class ships, and the CEO of The Travel Corporation takes steps to reduce the company’s use of plastics.

— Isaac Carey

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Disney’s Next Move After Star Wars Land: Marvel Attractions

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Attendees take pictures of the Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run after the unveiling of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Walt Disney Co.’s Disneyland theme park in Anaheim, California, U.S., on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. Patrick T. Fallon / Bloomberg

Skift Take: Disney announced its Marvel plans nearly two years ago, a few months after opening its Iron Man experience in Hong Kong’s Disneyland. Now that Galaxy’s Edge has launched, the company will have more time to expand the concept to other characters and other theme parks.

— Isaac Carey

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