HFTP’s HITEC San Antonio Announces New Era Strategy Experts as 2020 Keynote Speakers
HFTP’s HITEC San Antonio Announces New Era Strategy Experts as 2020 Keynote Speakers

3 June, 2020

Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) is ready to usher in a return of the face-to-face, hospitality meeting with its upcoming N

CHAE Designees Persevere During COVID-19 to Achieve Certification
CHAE Designees Persevere During COVID-19 to Achieve Certification

1 June, 2020

The past few months have been an especially turbulent time for professionals in the hospitality industry. In the midst of an international pandemic,

HFTP Member Benefit Spotlight: Search the HFTP Job Board Online
HFTP Member Benefit Spotlight: Search the HFTP Job Board Online

1 June, 2020

Are you currently searching for a job in hospitality finance or technology? The HFTP Job Board was recently enhanced and is now easier to use for job

Hilton College Initiates First-ever Hospitality Hackathon (HC3), Sponsored by HFTP; Challenges Students From Hospitality Programs Across the Globe
Hilton College Initiates First-ever Hospitality Hackathon (HC3), Sponsored by HFTP; Challenges Students From Hospitality Programs Across the Globe

1 June, 2020

The University of Houston Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management, in partnership with Hospitality Financial and Technology Profe

Risk Mapping and Building Customer Confidence in a Post-Covid-19 World

29 May, 2020

The HFTP Hangouts rounding out the last week of May focused on risk mapping and risk management, as well as how to build customer confidence for the

Broaden Your Scope with HFTP Chapter Virtual Education
Broaden Your Scope with HFTP Chapter Virtual Education

29 May, 2020

HFTP chapters are mobilizing members to connect virtually with education and networking. The time is right to connect with members in other chapters

Seven Things Travel and Tourism Companies Should Consider During the COVID-19 Crisis

28 May, 2020

The unprecedented COVID-19 crisis has had a major impact on the travel and tourism industry, shutting down thousands of hotels, tourist destinations

USALI Guidance: How to Record these Puzzling Covid-19 Scenarios

27 May, 2020

Currently, the Uniform System of Accounts for the Lodging Industry, 11th Revised Edition (USALI) does not consider the possible alternative use of ho

Silos and the Social Club

21 May, 2020

Albert Einstein is quoted as saying that “[t]he hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.” Well, the computation of taxable income

AHLA Safe Stay: Hotel Industry Across U.S. and Canada United Around Enhanced Safety, Cleaning Standards

21 May, 2020

As states across the country navigate reopening and hotels begin to safely welcome back guests, the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today

Attend May 21 Webinar on USALI Recording Guidelines During Covid-19
Attend May 21 Webinar on USALI Recording Guidelines During Covid-19

19 May, 2020

HFTP invites all hospitality finance professionals to attend an informative webinar on May 21, 2020 that will discuss how to manage your hotel operat

A Year in Review: HFTP 2019 Annual Business Meeting Minutes
A Year in Review: HFTP 2019 Annual Business Meeting Minutes

19 May, 2020

Last October, HFTP held its Annual Business Meeting during the 2019 Annual Convention at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, Florida USA. The meeting

Apple iOS NFC Contactless Access Control: A Coronavirus Response

19 May, 2020

The use of near field communication (NFC) for business applications has been on the rise, and as hotels adjust to incorporate contactless operations

Submit Your Challenges in COVID-19 Maker Challenge by May 22
Submit Your Challenges in COVID-19 Maker Challenge by May 22

19 May, 2020

Starting today, Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) invites hospitality custodial and housekeeping service workers to particip

Discussions Must Continue as Europe Moves to Reopen Travel, Tourism and Hospitality

19 May, 2020

By: Carl Weldon, HFTP Europe COO Three months into its shutdown, some countries in Europe are now turning their sights on reopening travel, tourism a

Abrupt Transitions to Remote Work May Require Changes in Work Culture, Management

18 May, 2020

In its latest monthly news bulletin, the Dubai HFTP Research and Innovation Center at the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management explored the sud

Navigating Crises and the Tech It Will Take to Overcome COVID-19

15 May, 2020

It is amazing what you can accomplish with a kayak, a great deal of preparation, and the determination to achieve a 15-year-old dream. ­The HFTP Hang

The HITEC Legacy Continues in 2020 with The Best of HFTP, Centered on Health and Safety

14 May, 2020

Event-planning in the midst of a global pandemic is no easy task, and while it may be difficult to imagine at this very moment, a foray back into fac

Social Clubs and Coronavirus: Tax View on Qualified Disaster Payments, Part 2

11 May, 2020

In March 2020, HFTP published a TaxViews article entitled “Social Clubs and the Coronavirus Pandemic,” where we discussed Qualified Disaster Payments

Considerations for Hotel Profitability Trends, Re-opening and Work from Home

8 May, 2020

Round 1 - U.S. and European Hotel Performance Trends in a Downturn The latest round of HFTP Hangouts kicked off this week with a data-driven session

Private Clubs and Moving Past COVID-19: Re-opening Considerations

5 May, 2020

Written by: Amber Stone, CPA Over the last month, clubs have been consumed with loan and grant applications, worst-case budgeting scenarios and tryin

Home-based Offices Introduce New Security Considerations

4 May, 2020

Last week, a HFTP Hangout was held with two security experts from Venza, highlighting security weaknesses for homebound personnel and recommending wh

HFTP Offers Special Discount on CHAE and CHTP Certification Programs
HFTP Offers Special Discount on CHAE and CHTP Certification Programs

4 May, 2020

The impact of the current COVID-19 pandemic has been significant to the hospitality industry. To assist its members professionally, HFTP is offering

HFTP Announces 2020 CHTP of the Year Recipient
HFTP Announces 2020 CHTP of the Year Recipient

1 May, 2020

Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®), will honor Mark Vincent, CHTP as the 2020 Certified Hospitality Technology Professional (

AHLA Advocacy Efforts Encompass All Hospitality Touchpoints

30 April, 2020

This Spring’s economic pause has sent a shock-wave to businesses worldwide, with the hotel industry especially hit hard as travel has essentially hal

Interoperability, Health Innovation Are the Keys to Recovery

29 April, 2020

Moderated by: Diane Estner, DANNI Enterprises | Presented by: John Picard Getting back to the business of travel will require big thinking and bold a