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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>>Timing is everything, folks: Airbnb Reports $1 Billion-Plus in Third Quarter Revenue as IPO Talk Heats Up

>>Most Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest members enjoyed a seamless integration earlier this year when the two programs merged. For some, however, latent issues are still hampering the experience. We asked five Starwood members about their journeys: H​ow’s Marriott’s Massive Loyalty Merger Going? We Asked 5 Starwood Members​ to Weigh In

>>Corporate business remains strong for both hotels and airlines despite ongoing trade wars around the world. This seems unlikely to hold up in 2019: Corporate Hotel and Air Business Remains Strong, But for How Long?

Photo Credit: Airbnb reported over $1 billion in third-quarter revenue. Airbnb