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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The Growth of Smart Technology Calls For Smart Strategy

Laurent Voivenel, a senior vice president in operations and development at Swiss-Belhotel International, shares his perspective on embracing innovation and leveraging emerging technologies in the hospitality industry, ahead of HITEC…

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

Written By: Timothy G. Nauss, CHAE As we prepare to transition to the new HFTP Global board at the 2018 Annual Convention in October, I would like to take the…

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

Written by: Thomas G. Smith, CHAE 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…

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Business Continuity Plans: Enhance Cybersecurity in the Hospitality Industry

Written By: Evita Ma With countless cyberattacks occurring in recent years, cybersecurity has become an unseparated concern during daily operation. To protect the business from incident influence, a continuity plan…

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How to Benefit from Networking Events

Written by: Dan McCarthy You may not feel inclined to attend a networking event. After all, why waste an entire evening doing what you already conveniently do on social media?…

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What Hotels Need to Know About the California Consumer Privacy Act

Written By: Jeff Venza 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 reveals a few…

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Community@HFTP: Ask Questions, Get Answers & Virtually Connect with Colleagues Worldwide

Written By: Susan Savkov Attention, HFTP members: If you have not yet visited Community@HFTP, you are missing out on a valuable opportunity to instantly connect, discuss and share with other…

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