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

>> How hotels should tailor services to different types of travelers: 3 Ways Hotels Can Effectively Use Targeted Guest Marketing

>> Skift’s new FREE report looks at what extended-stay hotels are up against as they move into cities: Why Cities Are the New Frontier for Extended-Stay Hotels

>> Hotel construction is on the rise across Africa: Marriott Planning Up to 50 New Hotels in Nigeria, South Africa and Egypt

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