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

>> Skift’s latest trend report looks at the state of Facebook and travel brands: New Skift Trends Report: Facebook Strategies for Travel Brands

>> Relais & Châteaux goes beyond a focus on independent luxury properties with a specialty in cuisine: Interview: Relais & Châteaux CEO on Maintaining Experiential Standards

>> Hotel brands’ increased interest in the independent hotel market comes as consumer bookings and the number of actual small private hotels increases: Interview: Small Luxury Hotels CEO on Embracing Competition


Photo Credit: Relais & Châteaux CEO Jean-François Ferret Relais & Châteaux