Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky (L) during an interview with Fortune editor Leigh Gallagher at the Economic Club of New York. Economic Club of New York
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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>>When it comes to the biggest hospitality companies out there, these are some of the best to work for: These Are the Best Hospitality Companies to Work for in 2017
>>While the sale from one private equity firm to another isn’t necessarily the most exciting news, the promise of further funds for expansion by the new owner shows a commitment to the budget model: Generator Hostels Sold to Another Private Equity Firm for $480 Million
>>As CEO and head of community, Brian Chesky makes his way around the world and he’s offering some insights into what’s next for his $31-billion company: Airbnb CEO Says Its IPO Is ‘Halfway’ Ready
>>Nobody wants to get burned by doing a deal at the very top of the market: Marriott CEO Says More Hotel Mega-Mergers Are Likely
>>Is glamping really more than a fad? Collective Retreats and its investors seem to think so, but will that be enough? The Hospitality Startup That Wants to Make a Business Out of Luxury Pop-Up Hotels