Hotel Yearbook 2020 China Special Edition - 酒店旅遊創新年鑒 中國特輯
Hotel Yearbook 2020 China Special Edition - 酒店旅遊創新年鑒 中國特輯 — By Frank Wolfe

HFTP · 27 May

This Hotel Yearbook 2020 China Special Edition - 酒店旅遊創新年鑒 中國特輯 was produced for HFTP, coinciding with CHTA Connecting Travellers Conference - 未来旅行者大会 2019 which took place from May 28-30 in Shanghai Marriott Hotel Parkview. 100+ innovative companies, nearly 2000 attendees from China local and global well-known hotel management groups, capitalists (owners & ventures), airlines, OTAs, scenic spots and etc. are expected to be here. And more than 100 Chinese and Western C level cross-border top leadership will get together to share their most innovative thoughts.

Get into the blue ocean
Get into the blue ocean — By Frank Wolfe

HFTP · 10 May

What makes your hotel stand out? The secret to success in today’s complex hospitality industry lies in the answer to that question, writes HFTP CEO Frank Wolfe. Many times it seems that the only thing that distinguishes one property from another is the sign on the front of the building. What will make today’s traveler chose yours when they are looking for a place to stay?

Don't Forget the Three P's to a Successful Convention: Plan, Prepare and Promote
Don't Forget the Three P's to a Successful Convention: Plan, Prepare and Promote

22 October, 2018

HFTP 2018 Annual Convention week is here, and we are excited! Louisville, we will be there soon — all geared up and prepared to meet up with some of

Trump Administration Immigration Enforcement Measures Shine Spotlight on Hospitality Industry
Trump Administration Immigration Enforcement Measures Shine Spotlight on Hospitality Industry

3 October, 2018

Since taking office, President Trump’s administration has ramped up enforcement measures on various industries – especially when it comes to immigrat

Multiple Ways to Reach an Ethical Conclusion: Considering Real-life Professional Dilemmas
Multiple Ways to Reach an Ethical Conclusion: Considering Real-life Professional Dilemmas

24 September, 2018

It has been many years now since Ethics education was added as a requirement for CHAE/CHTP maintenance. It was an addition that the HFTP Global board

Her future will be tougher than my past
Her future will be tougher than my past — By Carson Booth

HFTP · 29 Nov

We humans have always dealt with new technologies, and for the most part, we have welcomed them because they have made our lives easier, better, longer, healthier, more enjoyable…. But 17 years into 21st century, the sheer pace of technological change is absolutely dizzying – and only likely to accelerate even more, causing disruptions and upheavals in every part of our lives. Perhaps more than ever before, tech driven advances are changing our economic structures, politics, and even society as a whole. Where is it all going? To bring this year’s edition of The Hotel Yearbook to a fitting close, Carson Booth shares his thoughts on this fascinating – if not a little intimidating – question.

Personal data, privacy and identity
Personal data, privacy and identity — By Alvaro Hidalgo

HFTP · 21 Nov

The collection of personal data is inherent to the hotel industry; it is what allows us to tailor guest experiences, market our hotels effectively, and foster long-term loyalty. The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force soon, and it has the potential of turning all of this, and more, on its head. Alvaro Hidalgo walks us through the enormous challenges, and even posits a solution.