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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

>> Sustainability isn’t the only factor guests look for, if they even care: Hotel Guests Say They Want Both Luxury and Sustainability

>> Some hotels are trying these out: Facebook Gets Physical With Beacons and Offers at Hotels and Other Businesses

>> This concept is growing in America but not fast enough for our tastes: Behind Freehand’s Second Hybrid Hotel and Hostel in Chicago

Photo Credit: The hipster-meets-hostel lobby bar and game night scene at Freehand Chicago. Freehand