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 trends report “The Evolution of Local in Hospitality in 2015” examines how: Lifestyle Hotels Look for a Local Edge to Stand out in the Market

>> A CEO’s pay package is one barometer to measure the strength of a company: The 10 Most Highly Compensated Hotel CEOs of 2014

>> Smart hotels remember new employee tech is important too: Yotel’s Biometric Scanners Remove Human Touch for Employee Tracking

Photo Credit: A Yotel employee using one of the hotel's new biometric handprint scanners for tracking employee attendance and monitoring shifts. Yotel