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 digital trends.
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>>Is it possible to maintain staff and guest relations in an increasingly digital environment?: Hilton’s (Digital) Key To Success in Guest-Staff Relations

>>Expect more apps to show off the experiential aspect of cruising through interactive media: Azamara Woos Luxury Cruisers With Virtual Reality App

>>TripAdvisor tried to go-it alone in China: Like Expedia, TripAdvisor Takes A Step Back in China in Sale of Money-Losing Kuxun

>> Another step on the road toward Wi-Fi access becoming a free and open utility: Conference Attendees Get Relief as FCC Fines Wi-Fi Provider for Blocking Personal Hotspots

>> TripAdvisor is putting itself in the comprehensive camp: TripAdvisor Takes New Steps Toward Offering the Ultimate Travel Guide App
Photo Credit: Hilton is making mobile features a key to its evolving guest experience. Hilton Worldwide