How Hoteliers Can Streamline Labor Management throughout the 2019 Summer Season

23 May, 2019

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

11 April, 2019

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?

4 April, 2019

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

27 March, 2019

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

18 March, 2019

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

26 February, 2019

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

14 February, 2019

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

17 January, 2019

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

14 January, 2019

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

9 January, 2019

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

HFTP Announces Change in Membership Dues in 2019: What Does This Mean for You?

6 December, 2018

While HFTP has seen remarkable growth during the past six years in member benefits, resources, research and professional development events — we have

HFTP Webinars, Live and Archived: So You Never Miss an Opportunity for Learning

30 November, 2018

The end of the year is around the corner and, for the majority of us who are procrastinators, we need to catch up on our professional development — a

In Memory of Barry Shuler, Hospitality Technology Champion and Hall of Fame Inductee

28 November, 2018

This week a notable member of the hospitality technology community, Barry Shuler, has passed away. He held a long career as a lead technology strateg

E20X Amsterdam Judge's Award Winner KITRO Designed Innovative Solution to Combat Food Waste

26 November, 2018

It takes a truly cutting-edge business concept from a startup to best the competition and take home the coveted Judge’s Award at Entrepreneur 20X (E2

Sold! HFTP Helps 2018 Silent Auction, Special Event Raise More Than $12,000 for Education

14 November, 2018

HFTP netted more than $12,000 in support of hospitality, finance and technology education through a silent auction and special event that took place

Technology, Financial Leadership and the Fast-Paced Race of the Hospitality Industry

5 November, 2018

The HFTP 2018 Annual Convention is officially over, and I am now back to my routine in the other part of the world — Muscat, Oman. The blog I wrote b

We Leave a Lot Stronger, both Professionally and Personally

31 October, 2018

The HFTP 2018 Annual Convention finished with a “grand finale” on Friday night, and what a remarkable event — delicious food and a beautifully decora

Building a Professional Network: You Are Among Friends at the HFTP 2018 Annual Convention

25 October, 2018

I am happy to share some of my insights with you from the HFTP 2018 Annual Convention in Louisville, Kentucky. HFTP has done it again! From what I ha

Internal Controls and the Important Roles They Play in Eradicating Fraud

25 October, 2018

Although I have been preoccupied with getting in the education sessions purely related to hospitality finance, technologies and hotel pre-opening, I

A Series of Must-Read Articles on Cybersecurity Produced by the HFTP Research Centers

23 October, 2018

Data security remains a pressing concern and top priority for the hospitality industry. The HFTP Research Centers are dedicated to producing findings

Be Prepared: Have an Action Plan for Professional Development

18 October, 2018

I am currently making my travel arrangements for Louisville, Kentucky next week, as are the rest of my fellow HFTP 2018 Annual Convention attendees.

HFTP Compensation and Benefits Report: 2018 Data on Hospitality Staffing and Compensation

16 October, 2018

The 2018 HFTP Compensation and Benefits Survey was released this summer and made available to HFTP members. This is a biannual report that was develo

HFTP Asked the Experts to Address Imminent Issues and Automation in Club Accounting

11 October, 2018

It can be a struggle to keep up with all that is new and changing in club finance. The constant evolution of accounting technology, modifications to

Exercise Personal Data Security: Tips to Protect Yourself both Online and Off

1 October, 2018

Tell me if this ever happened to you. You are online searching for someone’s name because you want to make a professional connection and end up findi

Letter from the HFTP Global President: At the End of the Year, We Reflect on the Best of the Year

28 September, 2018

As we prepare to transition to the new HFTP Global board at the 2018 Annual Convention in October, I would like to take the time to reflect on my yea

Cybersecurity Professionals, Education and Certifications

24 September, 2018

Whether it is an in-house employee or an outsourced vendor, cybersecurity professionals are a must