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…

CRM at HITEC: A Libra OnDemand Interview

Gregory Hopkins, president and CEO of Libra OnDemand sat down with Software Advice during HITEC 2011 to discuss trends he saw at the conference, the latest developments with Libra OnDemand and CRM in the hospitality industry. Read more at the Software…

Picking the Future Leaders of HFTP

Official Slate of the 2011-2012 HFTP Global Executive Committee and Board of Directors There are a lot of meetings, education sessions and parties during the long week of HITEC that allow attendees to do business and catch up with colleagues….

Upward Mobility – For Your Hotel, That Is

Read similar articles on the industries’ top trends in the HITEC Special Report, now available online. The Intimacy of Mobile The extraordinary appeal of application software, nicknamed apps, for phones proves that people have created a close relationship with their…

Finding Your “Happily Ever After” at HITEC

With the HITEC exhibit hall opening today, here is a success story of how an attendees met and fell in love with an exhibitor at HITEC. Once Upon a Time On the eve of HITEC 2008, hotel franchisor Hospitality International…

Insight Into the Beginning of a Hall of Fame Inductee

At 31 years old, young, foolish and arrogant, I was ready to make my mark in the association world and was being recognized for my accomplishments at the Texas Restaurant Association when I came to this organization. At the time,…

Top World’s Quickest Investment Returns

As a top average trend in the investment field, the world’s top most important research and surveys bring to light the fact that most investors are actually in a “hurry” when investing money in the financial markets. Actually, a certain…

Questions You Need to Be Asking About Tokenization

There are far too many vendors using the term tokenization loosely to describe solutions that, in fact, are not true tokenization. As if it’s not already hard enough to find the right solution (and even more difficult to pitch that…

AHTEC@HOFEX Education Videos Available Online

AHTEC@HOFEX (Asian Hospitality Technology Education Conference) was so successful that HFTP announced it has started planning for AHTEC 2.0 in 2012. Because HOFEX is a biannual event, AHTEC will co-locate with other shows when HOFEX is not being held. That’s why AHTEC 2.0 is…

Time to Get “Battle Ready”

PCI Compliance Boot Camp Comes to HITEC 2011 In the U.S. military, the concept of “boot camp” brings to mind very physical and vigorous training that transforms the average citizen into a fully developed soldier who is combat ready. For…