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 digital trends.

For all of our trends roundups, go here.

>> Digital video has matured and permeated the social sharing and mobile viewing environments: New Trends Report: Digital Video Marketing Strategies for Travel Brands

>> There could be less than meets the eye in the new Kayak-HomeAway partnership: Analysis: What Does the Kayak-HomeAway Deal Really Mean?

>> Growing pains, we suppose: Starwood Working Out Wrinkles on Keyless Entry 6 Months In

Photo Credit: Kayak currently lists some vacation rentals but travelers have to call to make a reservation. An upcoming partnership between Kayak and HomeAway should ease the booking process somewhat. Brent / Flickr.com