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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

>> Starwood’s board needed to take action to show its shareholders that it was taking steps to remedy its disappointing growth: Starwood’s Room Growth Fell Short of Its Competitors in 2014

>> Quality of Wi-Fi is becoming as big a conversation as cost: The Next Generation of Hotel Wi-Fi Is Finally Coming on Line

>> Can cool high-tech offices in a hip Manhattan ‘hood help attract the best design and digital visionaries?: Starwood Unveils First Video of New Starlab Innovation Studio

>> We’re sad to see him go: Starwood President and CEO Frits van Paasschen Resigns

>> Hotels now view college recruiting events as marketing opportunities just as much as hiring opportunities: Hotels’ College Recruitment Strategies Go Beyond Hospitality Students

Photo Credit: A screen grab from the new video showing Starlab Library. Starwood Hotels