Why HFTP? Why CHCC?

When I received the email about the upcoming HFTP Club and Hotel Controllers Conference and saw the location was sunny Los Angeles, which I have traveled through but never really…

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Now Presenting — The HFTP Regional Mentor Program

HFTP is thrilled to announce the addition of a NEW member benefit. Starting in September, members have access to a Regional Mentor in their geographic area. The Regional Mentor program…

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Bi-annual HFTP Compensation & Benefits Survey Released

Results of the 2012 HFTP Compensation & Benefits Survey are available. In addition to providing basic compensation and benefits information such as salaries, bonuses and retirement plans; the survey digs…

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Summary of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012

On January 1, 2013, both the United States Senate and the House of Representatives passed the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012. Here are some key highlights of the new…

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Job Prospects and the Value of Graduate Education in the Hospitality Industry

As today’s students enter college and select a degree program, many employment outlook analysts are urging them to consider a career in hospitality management, citing both projected industry growth and…

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HFTP Plans for Another Great Year of Education

One of the more important councils for HFTP is the Education Advisory Council, of which I had the pleasure of serving. Finding the right theme, keynote speakers and education topics…

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Pay or Play? Deciding on Employee Health Care Coverage

Pay or Play? I started my second day listening to the Thursday Keynote’s, Shawn Achor’s, excellent presentation on how concentrating on the positives improves your career success. I ended the day…

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Building a Chapter Web Site: Part 1

As board members of the Greater Nashville Chapter of the HFTP, we find ourselves often wondering two things: How can we build our membership, and how can we engage our…

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Guest Advocacy + Social Reach = More Hotel Business

When it comes to gaining new business with social media, it pays to let your guests speak for you. We’ve all done it – gone to see a movie, ate…

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ASK

ASK is not an acronym. ASK is what we need to do more. So many hospitality professionals arrive to their workplaces with enthusiasm and passion. We are proud of what…

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