Three Ways #HITEC Impacts Hospitality Careers

HFTP Connect · 20 Jun

HITEC offers diverse opportunities for those in the hospitality industry. Here’s what you can gain from HITEC this year… and for years to come! - Wri

Food for Thought at #HITEC: Is AI like Kale?

HFTP Connect · 20 Jun

The big buzz word this year at HITEC is all about AI. It is the latest trend in the hospitality tech stack and as you walk the aisles on the show flo

The Guest Experience and the Power of #HITEC

HFTP Connect · 19 Jun

HITEC is very similar to the hotel experience — it is all about how it makes guests feel. So, what do moods and excitement have to do with attending

All of the Hype Surrounding HITEC Minneapolis 2019

HFTP Connect · 14 Jun

True to its roots in hospitality, HITEC consistently lends camaraderie and support to its attendees and exhibitors. There is much to be gained from H

Listen to Powerful Voices, Seek Mentorship at HITEC Minneapolis 2019

HFTP Connect · 14 Jun


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My Credit Card Did Not Think This Was Too Funny

HFTP Connect · 12 Jun

As a continuing trend at HITEC again this year, I find myself still infatuated with finding the most secure, well-integrated, user-friendly, aestheti

Anticipating Guests' Needs Using 3-D Location Technology
Anticipating Guests' Needs Using 3-D Location Technology

HFTP Connect · 11 Jun

Like many industries upended by new technologies in recent years, the hotel industry is feeling the pain of house-sharing websites, with the largest

HFTP Jamaica Chapter Hosts Outstanding Seminar, Celebrates 50th Anniversary

HFTP Connect · 10 Jun

Hospitality Financial & Technology Professionals (HFTP) Jamaica Chapter celebrated its 50th Anniversary by hosting its 12th Annual Educational Semina

My First HITEC: Insights from a First-Time Attendee
My First HITEC: Insights from a First-Time Attendee

HFTP Connect · 5 Jun

The 2019 European Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC(r) Europe for short) took place in Palma on the sunny island of Ma

Hospitality Controllers: Take Your Career Up a Level With a Program Designed for You

HFTP Connect · 3 Jun

Become a better club or hotel controller when you attend the 2019 HFTP Club and Hotel Controllers Conference later this month.

How Hoteliers Can Streamline Labor Management throughout the 2019 Summer Season

HFTP Connect · 23 May

Written by: Steve Pappas With the summer months in full swing, vacatimaking it one of the busiest times of the year for the hospitality industry.

E20X Europe 2019 Award Winner Tackles Genuine Industry Problem and Solves It

HFTP Connect · 9 May

Sam is a bright, AI-based chat bot designed by Finnish hospitality startup company Hotelway. Hotelway provides professional management of customer en

A Review of Today's Hotels of the Future

HFTP Connect · 25 Apr

These days, technology is transforming the customer experience at an alarming rate. Many hoteliers wonder what the future hotel will look like. Flyzo

Mallorca, Spain Was Exemplary Host for International Conference, HITEC Europe 2019

HFTP Connect · 24 Apr

Hundreds of hospitality professionals from all across Europe and beyond convened in the beautiful Spanish island city of Palma, Mallorca, Spain for H

Uncover the Future of Our Highly Disrupted World

HFTP Connect · 11 Apr

For the average person, thinking about the future generates a certain level of fear and anxiety. Whether it is a fear of change or a fear of the unkn

Are Loyalty Programs Too Rewarding?

HFTP Connect · 4 Apr

Loyalty programs have become par for the course across industries — from retail to airline to hospitality — popularized by their ability to create a

View from the Top: HFTP Global Goes Local at 2019 HFTP Los Cabos Chapter Meeting

HFTP Connect · 2 Apr

This past February it was my honor and pleasure to present the HFTP Global Update to the HFTP Los Cabos Chapter. This is an amazing group of individu

Fresh Look: What We Did Not Know About the Pre-Opening Process

HFTP Connect · 27 Mar

When researchers Agnes DeFranco, Ed.D., CHAE, Arlene Ramirez, MBA, CHAE, CHE, CHIA, and Tanya Venegas, MBA, MHM, CHIA started receiving inquiries fro

Personalizing the Guest Experience While ProtA HITEC Europe Preview

HFTP Connect · 20 Mar

As competition intensifies and technology evolves, the hospitality industry must rise to meet the latest expectations of all traveling demographics —

HFTP Members Convene for Educational Evening at the Rosewood Hotel in London

HFTP Connect · 18 Mar

It was a pleasure to host the more than 30 HFTP members and delegates who attended the HFTP Members’ Interest meeting at the superb Rosewood Hotel in

The Blue Ocean Shift: Unique Strategies Presented at the 2019 Executive Vendor Summit

HFTP Connect · 7 Mar

Think about the moment when you first enter your hotel room. Look around: Does the room tell you anything unique about the hotel where you are stayin

DeThe Next Five Years of Business and Technology Disruptions

HFTP Connect · 28 Feb

A highlight to HITEC® Europe‘s 2019 education program is the forward-looking keynote presentation by award-winning futurist Rohit Talwar. Talwar is a

The HFTP Mid-South Atlantic Regional Conference 2019: All of the Hallmarks of a Truly Great Experience

HFTP Connect · 27 Feb

The 13th annual HFTP Mid-South Atlantic Regional Conference (MSARC) possesses all of the hallmark characteristics that make for a truly great regiona

Write Your Way In: Get in Free to HFTP's Most Exciting Events Coming Up in 2019

HFTP Connect · 26 Feb

Would you like to join us at one of HFTP’s major events coming up this year and take advantage of its valuable education and networking opportunities

Meet Minneapolis: Travel to the Twin Cities this Summer for HITEC 2019

HFTP Connect · 14 Feb

We all know that travel can be a real hassle. So, what about a trip makes it worth packing up your suitcase, saying goodbye to your family for the ne

Move Beyond the Classroom: Advantages of an HFTP Student Membership (First of All, It Is Free)

HFTP Connect · 31 Jan

Joining a professional association can be an extremely valuable asset to students — and yet it is an asset that is more often than not untapped. An a