HFTP Jamaica Chapter Hosts Outstanding Seminar, Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Written by: Fitzroy A. Walker Hospitality Financial & Technology Professionals (HFTP) Jamaica Chapter celebrated its 50th Anniversary by hosting its 12th Annual Educational Seminar at the luxurious Sandals Montego Bay Conference…

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My First HITEC: Insights from a First-Time Attendee

Written by: Inga Hjartardottir The  2019 European Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC® Europe for short) took place in Palma on the sunny island of Mallorca last month. I…

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How Hoteliers Can Streamline Labor Management throughout the 2019 Summer Season

Written by: Steve Pappas With the summer months in full swing, vacation season is booming — making it one of the busiest times of the year for the hospitality industry….

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A Review of Today’s Hotels of the Future

Written By: Evita Ma These days, technology is transforming the customer experience at an alarming rate. Many hoteliers wonder what the future hotel will look like. Flyzoo Hotel, regarded as…

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Are Loyalty Programs Too Rewarding?

Written by: Naftali Marlon Tanyongana Loyalty programs have become par for the course across industries — from retail to airline to hospitality — popularized by their ability to create a…

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View from the Top: HFTP Global Goes Local at 2019 HFTP Los Cabos Chapter Meeting

Written by: Arlene Ramirez 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…

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Personalizing the Guest Experience While Protecting their Privacy — A HITEC Europe Preview

As competition intensifies and technology evolves, the hospitality industry must rise to meet the latest expectations of all traveling demographics — and that now includes a customized guest experience. The…

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

Written by: Artak Gevorgian, CHAE, MBA — Official HFTP® 2018 Guest Blogger The HFTP 2018 Annual Convention is officially over, and I am now back to my routine in the other part…

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Internal Controls and the Important Roles They Play in Eradicating Fraud

Written by: Artak Gevorgian, CHAE, MBA — Official HFTP® 2018 Guest Blogger Although I have been preoccupied with getting in the education sessions purely related to hospitality finance, technologies and hotel pre-opening,…

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Trump Administration Immigration Enforcement Measures Shine Spotlight on Hospitality Industry

Written by: Keith Pabian Since taking office, President Trump’s administration has ramped up enforcement measures on various industries – especially when it comes to immigration. The hospitality industry took center stage…

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