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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

>> Register for a Skift webinar next month: Becoming Guest-Centric: Why Hotel Marketing Needs to Change

>> Watch a Skift Forum video of Airbnb’s Chip Conley talking about the future of the guest experience: Skift Forum Video: Airbnb and the Future of the Guest Experience

>> Skift talked to Arne Sorenson on the guest experience and expectations: Interview: Marriott International CEO on Authenticity and the Guest Experience

Photo Credit: Chip Conley, Head of Global Hospitality at Airbnb, at the Skift Global Forum in New York City on October 9, 2014. Skift