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This week in hospitality, HotelTonight learned that the last-minute market might be too small, and century-old Taj Hotels has a new CEO.

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.

For all of our weekend roundups, go here.

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>>Taj Hotels has been around for more than a century but the company remains a smaller player. No doubt The Indian Hotels Company hopes Chhatwal can help the group become an even bigger global player by growing its portfolio and brand recognition worldwide: Taj Hotels Has a New CEO

>>HotelTonight’s pivot into a 100-day booking window is a concession that the last-minute market was too small. Yet the company’s swing to profitability is remarkable: HotelTonight Essentially Pivots to Become Hotel Whenever

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Photo Credit: HotelTonight is shifting its focus away from last-minute bookings. HotelTonight