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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>> Where’s the happy medium and who wins?: Boutique Hotel Leaders Say Airbnb Is No Match For Their Service and Experiences

>> Here’s some new perspective: What Top Hospitality Execs Think About Millennials, Mobile and Mergers

>> Some camaraderie despite the intense competition for more heads in beds: What’s Top-of-Mind for Hotel CEOs of Hilton, Hyatt, Accor and Wyndham

>> What room service could soon look like: Room Service Isn’t Dead, It’s Just Evolving Says Hilton CEO

>> Don’t expect to see couch rentals anytime soon, though: Hyatt Invests in Onefinestay to Figure Out Sharing Economy Appeal

>> More time is spent in the hotel room anyways: Why Travelers Don’t Care That U.S. Hotels Are More Expensive This Summer

 

Photo Credit: From left to right: Christopher Nassetta, CEO of Hilton Worldwide; Mark Hoplamazian, CEO of Hyatt Hotels; Sebastian Bazin, CEO of Accor; Geoff Balloti, CEO of Wyndham Hotel Group; Katherine Lugar CEO of the American Hotel & Lodging Association, and Jonathan Tisch, chairman of Loews Hotels. Skift