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

>> Last week, we released our latest trends report, “The State of Hotel In-Room Technology:” How Hotels Can Turn RFID From Concept to Reality

>> Airbnb’s growth rate is surely beating everyone else by magnitudes: Airbnb’s Revenues Will Cross Half Billion Mark in 2015, Analysts Estimate

>> Amazon is experimenting and grasping for new ways to makes its mark in the hotel business: Exclusive: Amazon’s New Hotel Business Begins to Take Shape

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