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

Written By: Timothy G. Nauss, CHAE 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…

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A Few of My Favorite (HITEC) Things

Written By: James Lingle, an official guest blogger for HITEC Houston 2018 It is hard to believe that HITEC is over. If you had the chance to read my pre-HITEC…

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

Written By: Laura Resco, official event guest blogger for the HFTP Club and Hotel Controllers Conference 2018 The Club & Hotel Controllers Conference was my first HFTP event, and I…

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