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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.

>> Hotels appeal to foodies by adding local street food to menus: Indian Street Food Makes Its Way Into Luxury Boutique Hotels

>> Hotel’s in-house technology still needs to innovate: Sabre Bets on Big Tech Changes at Major Hotel Chains

>> Hotels add/promote security features to attract solo female travelers: Travel Companies Highlight Privacy to Attract Rising Number of Female Business Travelers

>> Hotel profits steadily increase across the U.S.: Rising Hotel Profits Show No Signs of Slowing in the U.S.

>> Airbnb’s hosts shift from regular people to professionals: The Professionalization of Airbnb Hosts

Photo Credit: The swimming pool on top of the Ramada Deira in Dubai. Ramada Deira / Facebook