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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 nod to DirecTV acknowledges consumers’ desire to have a firmer hold on the in-room entertainment experience: Starwood Adding DirecTV to Its Suite of In-Room Entertainment in the U.S.

>>Small hotels can thrive, even in big cities, given the right level of service and a strong core of returning customers: Building a Business Hotel in Brooklyn for the Creative Class

>>Complimentary access available for an unlimited number of devices? Yes please: Four Seasons Keeps Visitors Wired With Free Wi-Fi Across All Its Properties

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