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

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

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

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

Internal Controls and the Important Roles They Play in Eradicating Fraud

HFTP Connect · 25 Oct

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

Be Prepared: Have an Action Plan for Professional Development

HFTP Connect · 18 Oct

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

HFTP Connect · 11 Oct

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

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

HFTP Connect · 28 Sep

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

Clubs in Collaboration: A Productive Discussion on Revising the USFRC

HFTP Connect · 29 Aug

A select group of 28 talented club professionals assembled at the inaugural HFTP Club Forum late last month in Sarasota, Florida USA. This executive-

HFTP Partners with NAF to Help High School Students 'Be Future Ready' in Hospitality, Finance and Technology

HFTP Connect · 22 Aug

HFTP Helps at the 2018 Annual Convention will direct its fundraising towards the HFTP Scholarship fund in support of hospitality education as part of

What Hotels Need to Know About the California Consumer Privacy Act
What Hotels Need to Know About the California Consumer Privacy Act

HFTP Connect · 6 Aug

Hotel management companies are asking: “How does this new privacy act in California compare to the new EU Privacy Law?” A side-by-side comparison rev

Success in the Sunshine State: Highlights from HFTP's 2018 Florida Regional Conference

HFTP Connect · 3 Aug

The beautiful Sarasota Westin Hotel — with its bright white facade, multitudinous windows and stunning rooftop pool area — made a very picturesque se

Annual Convention 2018: A True HFTP Experience in the Land of the Kentucky Derby

HFTP Connect · 20 Jul

On the bank of the Ohio River in the east south-central region of the United States looms Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville — home to the famed Ken

Introducing HFTP's 2018-2019 Global Board

HFTP Connect · 11 Jul

HFTP is pleased to announce the official slate for the 2018–2019 Global Board of Directors. Each year, the nominating committee — comprised of past H

The Legacy of a Departing Colleague - Tanya Venegas

HFTP Connect · 10 Jul

When it comes to hospitality research, there is ordinary, and then there is Tanya Venegas. Tanya started as a teaching assistant working for the Univ

Meet HFTP's Newest Chartered Chapters

HFTP Connect · 10 Jul

Chapters provide a wide array of benefits to an association’s membership — not the least of which is the collaborative building of knowledge and cama

Letter from the HFTP Global President: Budgeting and Planning are Integral to Success

HFTP Connect · 9 Jul

HITEC Houston, which attracted HFTP’s largest event attendance in history, may now be behind us but the year is far from over. At the end of this mon

Club & Hotel Controllers Conference 2018: Count me in for 2019!

HFTP Connect · 28 Jun

The Club & Hotel Controllers Conference was my first HFTP event, and I can assure you, it will not be my last! Each person involved in it went above