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 Airbnb Community Compact, released this week, says all the things it wants cities to hear: 3 Airbnb Hosts on What Guests Demand Now

>>This is the best of both worlds for independent hotels: Starwood Adds Design Hotels to Its Loyalty Program and Brand Family

>>Few people would expect the CEO of one of the largest hospitality groups to say something fresh or frank, but Hoplamazian did: Video: Hyatt Hotels’ CEO on a New Perspective on the Hospitality Industry

>>These beat office interviews or job fairs: Hotels Change Their Hiring Processes by Holding Casting Calls and Auditions

>>What about the companies that aren’t self-reporting progress on carbon mitigation?: Travel Companies Are Reducing Carbon Output, But More Work Is Needed

Photo Credit: Taryn Southern (left) hosts fellow YouTube stars like Brittany Furlan in the new 'Do Not Disturb' webisodes. Moxy Hotels