HFTP 2018 Compensation & Benefits Survey

Compensation and Benefits… An Important Combination When Attracting and Retaining Talented Staff

Figuring out the right combination of compensation and benefits is the key to attracting and retaining top talent within your organization. Since 2002, the HFTP Americas Research Center has been tracking trends and publishing the HFTP Compensation and Benefits Survey….

Exploring the GHACP: A Valuable Resource for Hospitality Finance Professionals

HFTP has developed a unique resource for the hospitality industry — the Global Hospitality Accounting Common Practices (GHACP). The GHACP is an online resource and guide for hospitality industry accounting practices, which includes four major parts: operating schedules, indextionary, HFTP…

Club Management Around the World

Golf is truly a global game, which continues to grow in popularity. Most people recognize Scotland as the birthplace of golf, but there are arguments that the origin of golf can actually be traced back to China around 943 A.D….

Dispatches from HFTP Global: HFTP Texas Regional 2017

On May 19-20, 2017, the HFTP North Texas Chapter hosted the 2017 HFTP Texas Regional Conference which brought together a mix of hospitality finance and technology professionals at the Embassy Suites Dallas Love Field in Dallas, Texas USA. Attendees came…

Ransomware: Sorting Out the Details

With the recent stories of guests getting locked out of hotel rooms – or, in some reports, guests being locked in hotel rooms – it is hard to sort the fact from the fiction. A few weeks ago an Austrian…

Global Hospitality Accounting Common Practices (GHACP)

Answers found in the GHACP Database: Congratulations, you recently started a new position as director of finance at a resort in a remote tropical paradise. You decided you were ready for a change of pace from the big city hotel…

How HFTP Certification Can Advance Your Career

When it comes to certifications, it seems that there are so many letters a hospitality accounting, finance or technology professional can add behind their name: CHAE, CHTP, CA, CFE, CGA, CFF, CGMA, CPA, CMA, CHIA, etc. How do you determine…

Facts about Service Animals in the Hospitality Industry

Horses, and ducks and monkeys! Oh, my! We are approaching one of the craziest travel seasons of the year, and you could very well be sitting next to a miniature horse, duck or monkey if you are traveling on an…

Hurricane Season: Is Your Organization Prepared?

As those in Caribbean island countries and Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas in the United States continue to feel the effects and deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, it is important to revisit emergency and disaster recovery procedures within…

HITEC 2015: Ethics – An Overview

Is an act or decision ethical or unethical? Let us start off with a general definition of ethics before we delve into ethical implications in the business community. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, ethics are “moral principles that govern…