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Insight on HFTP’s Largest HITEC in History – Content and Reporting from HITEC Houston

Last week HFTP hosted the largest HITEC in the event’s 46-year history. Taking place at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas USA, the over 6,650 attendees had access to four days of industry-specific education in a variety…

HFTP Helps Contributes Sizeable Donation to Camp Boggy Creek

Less than two weeks ago, HFTP and its stakeholders came together for HFTP Helps to raise $9,500 for the life-changing organization Camp Boggy Creek. This was done as part of the HFTP Helps program, now in its third year, which…

Security Alert: POS Systems Infiltrated by Russian Cybercrime Group; Recommendations for MICROS Legacy System Users

  Last week, Forbes.com reported that hackers had infiltrated five cash register providers last month: Cin7, ECRS, Navy Zebra, PAR Technology and Uniwell. This announcement follows the news from the previous week that cybercriminals had infected Oracle MICROS legacy systems…

Weekly Connect from PineappleSearch 4/01/16

Weekly Connect from Pineapplesearch.com. This week’s tour of news and information from Pineapplesearch.com. Here is what happened in hospitality this week: It’s Not About OTAs vs. Direct Bookings How to Avoid Copyright Issues When Using Guest Photos Shifting Email, Privacy Rules…

This Week’s Links from Pineapplesearch 2/12/2016

  A selection of this week’s interesting articles from Pineapplesearch.com — a hospitality-specific search site. Log-in to Pineapplesearch.com to customize the content to your areas of interest. Links for February 12, 2016 11 Awesome Sights You Can Only See This…

This Week’s Links from Pineapplesearch 1/22/2016

A selection of this week’s interesting articles from Pineapplesearch.com — a hospitality-specific search site. Log-in to Pineapplesearch.com to customize the content to your areas of interest. Links for 1/22/2016 6 1/2 Practical Steps to Emergency Preparedness … Right Now! –…

This Week’s Links from Pineapplesearch 1/15/2016

  A selection of this week’s interesting articles from Pineapplesearch.com — a hospitality-specific search site. Log-in to Pineapplesearch.com to customize the content to your areas of interest. Links for 01/15/2016 U.S. Business Travel Marketplace to Remain Stable and Steady Despite Sea of Global Volatility…

HFTP’s CHAE and CHTP Gain Ground as Recent Updates Take Effect

Professional education does not end the moment one graduates from university. In fact, the moment a diploma is in hand, is probably the beginning of a long educational journey that builds on years of expertise. HFTP’s two certifications – the…

HFTP Thankful for Support from Industry Partners

HFTP is wrapping up the 2015 summer as one of its most eventful in its history, starting off with the highly successful HITEC 2015 in June in the HFTP world headquarters city of Austin, Texas USA. Produced by HFTP, HITEC…

How Much are Guests Willing to Disclose Personal Information within Hotel Apps?

How much are guests willing to disclose personal information for the convenience of guest services directed from a hotel app? The answer: not much. An April 2014 study of hotel guests revealed that only 34 percent would disclose personal information,…