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

>> Hotels want to create “authentic” experiences for travelers: Hotels Look to Adaptive Reuse to Create Better Local Connections

>> Airbnb’s capability for growth is much greater than any traditional hotel chain, but…: What’s an Airbnb Listing Worth in 2015?

>> TripAdvisor is slowly becoming for hotels a booking site alternative to Expedia and Booking.com: TripAdvisor Deal With Marriott Gives It New Edge Over Booking Competitors


Photo Credit: Guests hanging out at a Courtyard by Marriott property (shown above). Courtyard is among the Marriott International brands that will be available for booking on TripAdvisor starting this summer. Courtyard by Marriott