From the Expert: Learn How to Excel at Microsoft Excel

HFTP Connect · 14 Aug

I was recently having lunch with a club CFO. She explained to me that it was difficult to do year-over-year comparisons because each of their two gol

Engage Your Employees With Continuing Education as an HFTP Corporate Allied Sponsor

HFTP Connect · 8 Aug

You may think that offering continuing education and training to your employeesbut that is far from the truth.

Strategic Joint Venture: A New Strategy to Expand Footprints in China

HFTP Connect · 22 Jul

Written By: Evita Ma Many surveys show that the mid- to high-end hotel market is booming in China. However, the corresponding services are still insu

Exploring Solutions in the #HITEC Exhibit Hall

HFTP Connect · 1 Jul

As HITEC is now behind us and I unpacked all of the vendor swag and business cards, I wanted to share a recap of a few things that stood out to me at

The Connection of #HITEC

HFTP Connect · 28 Jun

You can have the greatest ideas, methods and talent — but if your event (from organizers to exhibitors) cannot deliver a quality guest experience, pe

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#HITEC: Memories from Minneapolis
#HITEC: Memories from Minneapolis

HFTP Connect · 27 Jun

It has been nearly a week since the hospitality community gathered in Minneapolis for HITEC 2019. The HITEC team presented a packed conference filled

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

A 'WOMEN IN HOSPITALITY TECHNOLOGY LUNCHEON' PREVIEW

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.

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

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

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

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

Why Hospitality Tech Startups Should Join a Pitch Competition like HFTP's Entrepreneur 20X in 2019

HFTP Connect · 17 Jan

You have brainstormed a brilliant idea to solve an existing problem in today’s complex hospitality industry. You’ve put in the work to turn that idea

A Look Ahead: All of the 2019 HFTP Events You Should Attend for Your Professional Development

HFTP Connect · 14 Jan

Professional progress should be at the top of your list for new year’s resolutions along with health, happiness and making the world a better place —

How to Manage in the Modern Workplace and More: Attend the HFTP Club Summit 2019 this March
How to Manage in the Modern Workplace and More: Attend the HFTP Club Summit 2019 this March

HFTP Connect · 9 Jan

Strong leaders, satisfied employees and a safe workplace are all very important facets of a club’s overall success. Rather than focusing all of the a