HFTP and AHLA Announce Formation of Global Finance Committee for the Lodging Industry
HFTP and AHLA Announce Formation of Global Finance Committee for the Lodging Industry

HFTP · 3 Oct

For over 90 years, the U.S. lodging industry has referenced the (USALI) as the standard for its financial and operational reporting. Hospitality Fina

HFTP Establishes the HFTP Foundation, Dedicated to Hospitality Research and Education
HFTP Establishes the HFTP Foundation, Dedicated to Hospitality Research and Education

HFTP · 9 Sep

Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) is announcing a new philanthropic arm, the HFTP Foundation, which will support the associa

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

HFTP Annual Convention 2019 General Session Speakers Announced, Covering Communication, Leadership and Travel Industry Trends
HFTP Annual Convention 2019 General Session Speakers Announced, Covering Communication, Leadership and Travel Industry Trends

HFTP · 15 Jul

Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) is set to offer professional inspiration at its upcoming Annual Convention. The event offe

HFTP Charters New Chapter in Shanghai
HFTP Charters New Chapter in Shanghai

HFTP · 20 Jun

Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) is announcing the newly-established HFTP Shanghai Chapter - the first chapter in China for

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

HFTP Partners with HotStats on the Global Hospitality Accounting Common Practices Database
HFTP Partners with HotStats on the Global Hospitality Accounting Common Practices Database

HFTP · 8 Apr

Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) has announced a partnership with HotStats to manage the Global Hospitality Accounting Comm

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

New HFTP Research Report Sheds Light on Hotel Pre-opening Budgets and IT Timelines
New HFTP Research Report Sheds Light on Hotel Pre-opening Budgets and IT Timelines

HFTP · 28 Mar

A new HFTP study entitled "Pre-Opening Expenditures in Hospitality" by authors Agnes DeFranco, Ed.D., CHAE and Arlene Ramirez, MBA, CHAE, CHE, CHIA o

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

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

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

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

Applications Now Open for Positions on the HFTP Global Board and Executive Committee
Applications Now Open for Positions on the HFTP Global Board and Executive Committee

HFTP · 22 Jan

Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) is calling hospitality professionals who are innovative, strategic thinkers to join the as

As a Benefit to HFTP Members, Hospitality Industry Leaders Share their Expertise in All Kinds of Ways

HFTP Connect · 20 Dec

No one person can possibly have all of the answers they need to do their jobs or run their business, especially in the hospitality industry. Challeng

Fun with Fraud: A Serious Topic Examined by the Expert in an Entertaining Way

HFTP Connect · 19 Dec

To learn more about the issue of fraud, how it affects the hospitality industry, and how to make sure you don’t become a victim of it, HFTP reached o

USFRC Eighth Edition Update Postponed Due to Upcoming Changes in Accounting Standards

HFTP Connect · 7 Dec

This year, the Club Management Association of America (CMAA) in conjunction with HFTP hired a project manager and gathered a committee to update the

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

HFTP Connect · 6 Dec

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

HFTP Connect · 30 Nov

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

HFTP Connect · 28 Nov

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

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

HFTP Connect · 5 Nov

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

HFTP Connect · 31 Oct

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

HFTP Connect · 25 Oct

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