Five Mistakes to Avoid When Forecasting Hotel Performance

HFTP Connect · 12 Feb

Written by: Nate Nasralla It's been said only one percent of businesses are able to achieve 90 percent forecasting accuracy 30 days out.

Certification Achieved: One Applicant's Story of Success with New Platform

HFTP Connect · 10 Feb

“Through hard work and dedication, my certification has been accomplished,” says Bernadette Mukuka Ceant, CHAE, who works in accounts receivables at

HITEC San Antonio 2020: A City Bursting with Culture, History and Modern Attractions

HFTP Connect · 6 Feb

HITEC North America, the world’s largest hospitality technology conference and exhibition, may have already been around for the last 48 years, but it

Applications Now Open for Positions on the 2020-2021 HFTP Global Board and Executive Committee
Applications Now Open for Positions on the 2020-2021 HFTP Global Board and Executive Committee

HFTP · 6 Feb

Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) is calling hospitality professionals who are innovative, strategic thinkers to join the as

Get Back to Basics with Your Hotel's Wi-Fi Network

HFTP Connect · 5 Feb

Here at the HFTP Research Centers, we are ringing in 2020 by addressing the elephant in the room: low-quality Wi-Fi and mobile connectivity is a pain

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Leading Club-focused Associations — HFTP and NCA — Partner to Share Resources
Leading Club-focused Associations — HFTP and NCA — Partner to Share Resources

HFTP · 4 Feb

Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) and the National Club Association (NCA) are joining forces this year to contribute each as

Your Connectivity Compass: Building Wireless Networks for the Future
Your Connectivity Compass: Building Wireless Networks for the Future

HFTP · 3 Feb

By Bianca Lopez and Evita Ma / Data usage in the hospitality environment has skyrocketed, and continues to grow every year, making a robust broadband

Write Your Way in to HFTP Global Events in 2020

HFTP Connect · 3 Feb

Do you have an interest in sharing your experiences with other hospitality technology and finance professionals? Join us at one of HFTP’s major event

The Year of the HFTP Regionals

HFTP Connect · 28 Jan

Attention, HFTP members: Your chance to attend an HFTP regional conference is well within reach. Throughout the years, HFTP chapters have planned and

China Releases New Standards to Rate Quality of Hotel Online Services

HFTP Connect · 22 Jan

On January 10, China released the new standards of Hotel Online Service Quality Evaluation and Classification (China Daily, 2020).

HFTP's HITEC Expanding to Asia
HFTP's HITEC Expanding to Asia

HFTP · 17 Jan

Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) and Hospitality Technology Next Generation (HTNG) announce the inaugural HITEC® Asia to ta

Letter from the HFTP Global President: Partnerships Are Powerful Assets

HFTP Connect · 16 Jan

By:Michael Levie, CHTP-- 2019-2020 HFTP Global board president And now, A new year, with new targets and new opportunities.

Tech Trends of 2020: Where Innovation Lies

HFTP Connect · 15 Jan

Facial recognition. Robotics process automation (RPA). Voice assistance. As technology becomes the cornerstone in the way we do business and a key dr

The HFTP Research Centers Present: A Year in Review

HFTP Connect · 18 Dec

It has been an exciting first year for the HFTP Foundation. Between frenzied fundraising and planning a packed docket of upcoming research for 2020,

Winners of Hospitality Student Webinar Competition Announced, Presented by the HFTP Foundation and the University of Houston
Winners of Hospitality Student Webinar Competition Announced, Presented by the HFTP Foundation and the University of Houston

HFTP · 16 Dec

Capturing the Chinese tourism market is the topic of the winning webinar in a competition for graduate-level students completing a masters certificat

Exploring Risk Management and More at HITEC Dubai 2019

HFTP Connect · 16 Dec

This was my second year covering HITEC Dubai, and from a hospitality student perspective, it is always interesting to go to hospitality events and se

HITEC San Antonio Announces Best Selling Socialnomics Author Erik Qualman as Opening Keynote
HITEC San Antonio Announces Best Selling Socialnomics Author Erik Qualman as Opening Keynote

HFTP · 12 Dec

Digital leadership speaker and author Erik Qualman will initiate a technology-focused week as the Opening Keynote speaker for the Hospitality Industr

HITEC Europe Returns to Stunning Mallorca, Spain in April 2020

HFTP Connect · 11 Dec

It is officially December — and while many are dreaming of a white Christmas, HFTP also dreams of an iridescent spring, when HITEC Europe 2020 return

HFTP and HSMAI Release Special Report, “Bringing Together Hospitality CMOs and CTOs”
HFTP and HSMAI Release Special Report, “Bringing Together Hospitality CMOs and CTOs”

HFTP · 9 Dec

This past year, Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) and Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) organi

HITEC Europe 2020 Announces Digital Transformation Author Lindsay Herbert as Keynote, Alongside a Leading Educational Program
HITEC Europe 2020 Announces Digital Transformation Author Lindsay Herbert as Keynote, Alongside a Leading Educational Program

HFTP · 4 Dec

Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®), producers of Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition & Conference (HITEC®), has releas

How Do Hospitality CMOs and CTOs Work Together? Read the Research

HFTP Connect · 4 Dec

Hospitality chief marketing officers (CMOs) and chief technology officers (CTOs) were brought together this past year by HFTP and HSMAI for two “Thin

Technology In Hotels: Invest Where it Counts
Technology In Hotels: Invest Where it Counts

HFTP · 4 Dec

Want to give your guests the tech amenities they want? Put your money where your five-star reviews are. This study mines thousands of online reviews

Attention, Hotels: How Do You Use Technology to Transform the Guest Experience?

HFTP Connect · 4 Dec

How are evolving and emerging technologies being leveraged to transform and enhance the guest experience? The hospitality industry wants to know. The

The Newly Established HFTP Foundation Exceeds Fundraising Goals with Founding Donors Campaign
The Newly Established HFTP Foundation Exceeds Fundraising Goals with Founding Donors Campaign

HFTP · 3 Dec

The Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) Foundation has raised significant support in its first months to enact its initial goa

The Threat of IoT Spies: Real or Imagined?

HFTP Connect · 25 Nov

What is considered to be the first-ever “smart” device (a toaster that could be turned on and off via the Internet) was invented nearly 30 years ago

Omnichannel Surveys: The Next Step In Collecting Critical Customer Feedback

HFTP Connect · 18 Nov

Written by: Jaime Bailey Back in 2013, Walker Insights made the bold prediction that by 2020 customer experience would overtake price and product as