In 2010, HFTP launched the HITEC 2010 mobile app — which provided helpful conference details for HITEC attendees. The reviews were positive, with app users telling us how convenient it was to have all the information they needed on their mobile device.
Last year, many of our HITEC app users complained of slow loading times, so we knew it was time to find a new partner to re-develop the app.
We found that partner in Bally Technologies, a leader in developing mobile apps for the hospitality industry. Bally Technologies (formerly Macroview Labs) has built popular apps for many hotels, casinos and conferences.
Since we are a technology-based association, we also wanted to provide the same mobile service to HFTP members and attendees of HFTP events.
That’s why we came up with a separate HFTP mobile app.
This official free HFTP mobile app will make it easier for members and other hospitality professionals to get instant access to information about membership, certifications, HFTP events and other important HFTP resources.
Download the Free App
The HFTP Moblie App is available for download now. If you don’t have an iPhone, iPad or Android, the app also works as a mobile web site for all devices.
On the app, you’ll find:
- HFTP membership information
- HFTP events’ schedules and details
- CHAE and CHTP certification information
- Social media — connect with HFTP on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
- HFTP Connect — the Hospitality Professionals’ Blog
- Industry news
- Resources, publications and member benefits
- HFTP leadership — Board of Directors and committees
- HFTP awards
- And more
New HITEC App Comes Next
Now that the HFTP app has launched, HFTP is working with Bally Technologies on the new HITEC 2012 mobile app. It will be released in late May 2012.
If you experienced slow loading times with last year’s app, we hear you. Rest assured that this year’s app will be better than ever.
We Want Your Feedback: Tell Us What You Think
We have an ongoing relationship with the developer of our mobile apps, so we’ll be adding more features in the future.
Download the HFTP mobile app today and stay tuned for updates.
Please check it out and let us know what you think. What do you like about the app? What features would you like to see included in the next update of the HFTP mobile app?
Lillian Lack is the director of member services at HFTP.