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.

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>> Accor is indicative of where hotel brands are headed as they attempt to engage bookers to start and end on a hotel’s brand.com site: Accor’s New Website Is a Cautionary Tale for Hotel Brands With Ambitious Web Plans

>> “We don’t have a lot of what I would call tourists; we have a lot of travelers:”  Interview: Leading Hotels of the World CEO on Branding the Independents

>> Marriott is claiming that its plans are misunderstood: Marriott Wi-Fi Jamming Plans Resoundingly Opposed by the Public


Photo Credit: Sample of London travel options at the My Trip Planner portal. Accor Group