I Volunteer Because the More You Give, the More You Receive

After joining HFTP in 1989, Arlene Ramirez, MBA, CHE, CHAE controller for The Clubs At Carlton Woods, quickly volunteered for the association and hasn’t looked back. She currently serves on the Communictions Editorial Advisory Council and has been involved with other…

Hotels In Las Vegas To Play Exclusive Casino Games

A large number of professional casino players like to visit Las Vegas or Reno in the States in order to live a true and dynamic casino experience in the most refined and historical casinos of America. Actually, there are also…

Digital Poker Attracts New Gamers To Ladbrokes

As a matter of fact, digital games are the world’s most accessible and attractive games to play. In the internet everything is closer, more at reach and easier to access, including all games of all types. Casino games represent one…

I Volunteer for the Camaraderie and Support of HFTP Members

Mick Nissen, CHAE, CHTP, controller for Sharon Heights Golf & Country Club in Menlo Park, Calif. has been volunteering with HFTP Global since 2006. He currently serves on the Certification Advisory Council, which just finished re-writing exam questions for the online CHAE…

A Message to the Amazed & Confused at HITEC

The Message: Relax and Stay Focused on Business Goals I was fortunate to be a first-time attendee at HITEC 2011, the hospitality industry’s largest technology event, which was held in Austin during late June. My company provides consulting services that…

Paragon Award: Honoring Those That Make HFTP a Better Association

Since 1999, HFTP has honored hospitality professionals that have made a significant and lasting contribution to both HFTP and the hospitality industry with the HFTP Paragon Award.  We are currently accepting nominations for the 2011 Paragon Award through August 12….

What Technologies Hotel Guests Want and Don’t Want

A Survey of Hotel Guests Shows What Technology Features are Important to Them When They Travel The integration of technology into our everyday routine is seamless — used in communication, design, decision-making, orientation and entertainment. With mobile smart devices in…

Ways To Skyrocket Technology In The Hospitality Industry

The technologic enhancement is possibly one of the strongest trends of the late years. It seems that there are no boundaries that technology cannot overcome in a smooth way. So, technologies become easily some of the most essential elements in…

If You Can’t Say Something Nice, What DO You Say?

How to Respond When Someone Asks Your Opinion and You Have Nothing Nice to Say Have you ever been cornered by a colleague and asked a potentially incriminating question:  “What do you think about the new boss?” or, “What do…

Technology, Gambling, And The Hotelier Industry

You wake up every morning and you reach for your phone. You check the latest news and stock exchange figures. You buy or sell with a few taps on the touchscreen. You book a flight and hotel as part of…