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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>>Employees are concerned about advancement opportunities or work/life balance in the shadows of whatever great perks are offered: What Airbnb and Expedia Employees Think About Their Work Life

>>Considering how awful and unused most Intranets are, this is a great idea: ClubMed Experiments With Facebook’s New ‘At Work’ Service for Internal Communication

>>Expedia wants to get deeper into providing technology services for hotels: Expedia Invests in Hotel Guest-Experience Platform Alice

>>So it goes in the travel startup sector: The Fickle Startup: When to Chase and When to Flee From a Category Leader

>>There is a certain amount of foreboding in the meetings and conventions industry around the future of Wi-Fi connectivity: Wi-Fi Demand at Conventions Is Huge, and It’s Only Getting Bigger

>>TripAdvisor will follow Airbnb and soon HomeAway: TripAdvisor to Expand Travelers Fees for Vacation Rentals

>>With their customer base of affluent, on-the-go guests hotels are the perfect target for hackers: Five Hotel Cyber Security Breaches in 2015

Photo Credit: Club Med is the first hotel brand to use the Facebook at Work app. Facebook at Work