weekly_trend_roundupEvery 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.

>> The day when intelligent or invisible design is no longer either of those things, rather simply just commonplace design, is slowly getting closer: Skift Global Forum 2015: Lippincott CEO on Better Experience Design Through Science

>> Incorporating technology into the guest experience is about understanding their needs, not just playing with cool gadgets: Skift Global Forum 2015: Hyatt CEO on Bringing Humanity Back to Hospitality

>> Following the state of the U.S. hotel industry is a lot like riding a roller coaster: 5 Charts That Show Where U.S. Hotels’ Opportunities Are in 2015

Photo Credit: Economy hotels like the Red Roof Inn will bring in the most revenue per available room for U.S. hotels by year-end. Pictured here is a redecorated Red Roof Inn in Jessup, MD. Red Roof Inn