HFTP Announces Change in Membership Dues in 2019: What Does This Mean for You?

By Frank Wolfe, CAE While HFTP has seen remarkable growth during the past six years in member benefits, resources, research and professional development events — we have been proud to…

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Tanya Venegas at HITEC Houston

The Legacy of a Departing Colleague — Tanya Venegas

When it comes to hospitality research, there is ordinary, and then there is Tanya Venegas. Tanya started as a teaching assistant working for the University of Houston in 2002. She…

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Will Blockchain Technology put Airbnb, Expedia and Priceline Out of Business?

Last month at HITEC Toronto, it would seem that HFTP put Blockchain Technology (BT) right in the middle of hospitality’s radar. After some well-received education sessions and an announcement by…

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Steven Stout, CAE, the Definition of a Professional, Leaves HFTP with Contributions That Will Have Lasting Impact

After 14 years, HFTP Director of Meetings and Special Events Steven Stout, CAE moves on to highly coveted executive director position at the Texas Society of Association Executives (TSAE). During my…

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Hospitality Attacks: Tips for Guest Safety and Protection

After the horrific, recent mass shootings and terror attacks across the globe in public spaces: outside restaurants and bars and others, there has been a rise in concern about the…

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Major Changes Coming to HFTP Annual Convention – Part Two

Wow! A couple of days ago I posted a blog about major changes that were coming to this year’s HFTP Annual Convention.  Although we talk a lot about the power…

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HFTP Finance Members Sound Off On Benefits

Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) is a very dynamic organization that represents what has arguably become the two most important segments of hospitality: finance and technology. Unlike the days when…

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April 17, 2016 — A Day Hospitality Cried

This weekend, we received the sad news that John Cahill, CHTP has passed away. John was a significant and active member of the HFTP family, including an HFTP Global Past…

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EUs Ruling Against Safe Harbor Agreements Throws Companies in Limbo

Early in October the ability to “personalize” our relationship with customers hit a road block for companies that do business in Europe and the United States. The European Court of…

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