New HITEC TechTour Offers Hands-on Education

Every year for HITEC we try to incorporate new and interesting concepts to the conference. This year I’m excited about a special education opportunity the HITEC Advisory Council has been busy putting together — the HITEC TechTour. A TechTour is a guided exhibit hall tour of exhibitors from a specific…

HFTP-U: Comprehensive, Convenient and Critical Education

Free Webinar: March 10 at 10:30 a.m. CST Training is critical, and it is the key to successfully bridging the knowledge gap with today’s emerging technologies used by hospitality professionals. Don’t let the rapid pace of technology’s evolution catch you off guard. Stay ahead of the curve and align yourself…

PCI Compliance: Myths and Rumors

In January, I held a sold-out HFTP webinar on PCI compliance. Along with the “12 Commandments” of PCI compliance, I discussed myths and rumors about compliance, which I wanted to briefly share. Myth #1 : If a PMS or POS masks (hides) all but the last four digits of a…

4 Things I Learned About Hotel Mobile Web Sites

Mobile marketing is a hot topic in the industry for HITEC 2011. Vikram Singh, founder of Evision Worldwide, presented an excellent webinar on Mobile Marketing for Hotels & Resorts in November that gave attendees valuable information on using mobile marketing to increase bookings using apps and hotel mobile web sites….

HFTP Research Institute Launches Golf Pro Compensation Survey

Designing compensation plans can be a challenge for any position, but golf pro compensation tends to be even more complex.  The HFTP Research Institute has designed a survey to determine compensation benchmarks for golf professionals and other golf staff.  This survey covers items such as: Salary Benefits Certifications Lesson revenues…

HFTP Heading to the CMAA World Conference and Club Business Expo

At HFTP, we value our partnerships with other industry associations, and our alliance with CMAA is certainly no exception. HFTP will attend and exhibit at the upcoming Club Managers Association of America World Conference and Club Business Expo on February 24-28, 2011 in Orlando, Fla. Each year we make this…