Write Your Way in to HFTP Global Events in 2020

Do you have an interest in sharing your experiences with other hospitality technology and finance professionals? Join us at one of HFTP’s major events coming up this year and take advantage of valuable education and networking opportunities with complimentary full-conference…

Destination Unknowable — The Next Five Years of Business and Technology Disruptions

A highlight to HITEC® Europe‘s 2019 education program is the forward-looking keynote presentation by award-winning futurist Rohit Talwar. Talwar is an entrepreneur and specialist advisor on business transformation, disruptive strategies and radical innovation. Profiled as one the top 10 global future…

The Path to Certification: Take the Next Step in Your Career with the CHAE and CHTP

A professional certification is a measurable indicator of knowledge and training in your field. It is also a valuable investment of your time and resources towards better career opportunities. If you are a hospitality finance or technology professional, you can increase your…

E20X Amsterdam Judge’s Award Winner KITRO Designed Innovative Solution to Combat Food Waste

It takes a truly cutting-edge business concept from a startup to best the competition and take home the coveted Judge’s Award at Entrepreneur 20X (E20X). During E20X Amsterdam in April 2018, that kind of groundbreaking concept was presented by KITRO…

Technology, Financial Leadership and the Fast-Paced Race of the Hospitality Industry

Written by: Artak Gevorgian, CHAE, MBA — Official HFTP® 2018 Guest Blogger The HFTP 2018 Annual Convention is officially over, and I am now back to my routine in the other part of the world — Muscat, Oman. The blog I wrote before…

Internal Controls and the Important Roles They Play in Eradicating Fraud

Written by: Artak Gevorgian, CHAE, MBA — Official HFTP® 2018 Guest Blogger Although I have been preoccupied with getting in the education sessions purely related to hospitality finance, technologies and hotel pre-opening, I made sure to participate in Fun with Fraud and…

2018 HFTP Compensation & Benefits Survey Report

HFTP Compensation and Benefits Report: 2018 Data on Hospitality Staffing and Compensation

The 2018 HFTP Compensation and Benefits Survey was released this summer and made available to HFTP members. This is a biannual report that was developed to provide information on salaries and benefits, and to give an ongoing profile of accounting,…

Trump Administration Immigration Enforcement Measures Shine Spotlight on Hospitality Industry

Written by: Keith Pabian Since taking office, President Trump’s administration has ramped up enforcement measures on various industries – especially when it comes to immigration. The hospitality industry took center stage this month when the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and…

The Growth of Smart Technology Calls For Smart Strategy

Laurent Voivenel, a senior vice president in operations and development at Swiss-Belhotel International, shares his perspective on embracing innovation and leveraging emerging technologies in the hospitality industry, ahead of HITEC Dubai 2018. Voivenel currently serves as the chairperson for the HITEC Dubai…

Exercise Personal Data Security: Tips to Protect Yourself both Online and Off

Tell me if this ever happened to you. You are online searching for someone’s name because you want to make a professional connection and end up finding their home address and phone number on a somewhat suspicious website. Now, imagine…