CHTA Disruptive 2018: Thoughts Collected from a World of Possibilities

Written By: Evita Ma The China Hospitality Technology Alliance (CHTA) Disruptive 2018 was held last month in Shenzhen, China — from May 22 – 24, 2018. It was an honor to represent HFTP at…

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The Importance of Academic Scholarships: Investing in Future Hospitality Leaders

Written By: Susan Savkov It is considered a commonly known reality that a college education can be a valuable gateway to a higher salary, an increased likelihood of employment, better job…

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The Tree-Hugging Concept: How it Relates to Trust and the Success of Your Club or Hotel

Written by: Monique MacKinnon Is it good to hug a tree? Yes! It has been proven that hugging a tree can benefit our mental and physical well-being. Since everything is…

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Letter from the HFTP Global President: HFTP Builds on Past Initiatives to Forge Ahead to the Future

Written By: Timothy G. Nauss, CHAE The HFTP Global board, advisory councils, research centers, and its Austin, Texas-based staff work hard year-round to create and implement wholly new ventures. This is evident with the…

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HITEC Amsterdam 2018: Why I Will Definitely Be Back

Written By: Sherif Mamdouh, official guest blogger for HITEC® Amsterdam 2018 This has been my first HITEC conference, and it has been one of the most informative three days I have had…

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AI and Voice Recognition Explored at HITEC Amsterdam

Written By: Sherif Mamdouh, official guest blogger for HITEC® Amsterdam 2018 I have had the pleasure of a front row seat at a very special panel discussion. The hospitality industry’s top tech…

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The Art of Pitching: Is it Overrated — or Essential?

Written By: Sherif Mamdouh, official guest blogger for HITEC® Amsterdam 2018 Pitching… that thing we force notoriously introverted geeks to do for funding. The main idea is that an entrepreneur — unless…

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Seeking Consulting Services? HFTP has a Consultant Directory, Exclusively for Members

Written By: Susan Savkov Are you or your business in need of professional consulting services? Did you know HFTP offers members a comprehensive, searchable online consultant directory to help with…

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Escaping the Nor’easter for the Inaugural HFTP Club Summit in New Orleans

Written By: Sarah Ford When I first learned HFTP® was hosting a new event called the “Club Summit” designed specifically for those of us in the club industry, I knew it…

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