Every 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 hospitality trends. For all of our trends roundups, go here.

  1. The rise of local in hospitality: New Skift Report: The Rise of Local in Hospitality
  2. The rise of local in hospitality: The Pursuit of Localism in the Global Hotel Business
  3. The rise of local in hospitality: InterContinental Hotels Use Photography to Build Local Experiences
  4. The rise of local in hospitality: Skift Q&A: How Hotel Indigo Pushes Local to Stand Out From the Chains
  5. Hotel eco-certification does not impact bookings: Customers Don’t Care About Green Hotels, One Way or Another
  6. Hotel marketers get smart on social media: The Best Hotel Social Media Campaigns of 2013
  7. Hotels optimize design for social media sharing: Popular Instagram Users Get a Free Stay in the World’s First Instagram Hotel
  8. Same-day bookings for hotels grow: More Than Half of Hotels.com Mobile Bookings Are for Same-Day Stays
Photo Credit: The bar at the Hotel Indigo in Atlanta, George. The hotel incorporates Atlanta's distinct theatre and concert scene. Hotel Indigo