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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 digital trends.

For all of our trends roundups, go here.

>> Travel CEOs aren’t very social: The Most Active Travel Industry CEOs on Twitter

>> This is hardly a doom and gloom scenario: Airbnb’s Growth Doesn’t Scare Priceline at All

>> If there’s one thing Twitter users love it’s hating something: JetBlue’s New Bag Fees According to Its Twitter Critics

>> Expect more established business travel related services and new Slack-native services to crop up in coming months: Slack Is the Emerging Platform for Early Adopter Group Travel Services

>> Using sharing economy brands in managed travel is easier: 6 Charts on How Business Travel Managers Consider the Impact of the Sharing Economy

>> A possible aftershock of online travel agency consolidation: Survey: U.S. Travelers Think Booking Direct With Brands Leads to Better Prices

>> The approach is broken: Travel Brands Need to Rethink Their Influencer Relationships


Photo Credit: Some travel CEOs have a lot to say on Twitter. Others are no-shows. Skift