Throughout the week we post dozens of original stories, connecting the dots across the travel industry, and every weekend we sum it all up. This weekend roundup examines hospitality.

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>>This boutique hotel chain’s strategy? Speed wins: Boutique Group Graduate Hotels Finds Its Niche in University Towns

>>When it comes to short-term vacation rentals, a guaranteed level of service is a goal of luxury and non-luxury travelers alike: What Wealthy Travelers Look for in Their Vacation Rentals

>>Swire is an interesting hospitality brand that not enough people know outside of Hong Kong. That is set to change: Interview: Swire Group Brings Its Brand of Luxury to the U.S.

>>Luxury travelers like vacation rentals, too. They just want to make sure they’re well taken care of along the way: Skift New Luxury Newsletter: Vacation Rentals for the One Percent

>>This is especially ideal for guests who (1) don’t want their colleagues (or the general public) to see their sweaty selves in the hotel gym and (2) those rare souls who want to work out 24/7 as if no one is watching: Hilton’s New Design Brings the Gym to the Guest Room

Photo Credit: A home in Santiago, Chile that is available through luxury home-rental site Oasis Collections. Oasis Collections