The Importance of Academic Scholarships: Investing in Future Hospitality Leaders

Written By: Susan Savkov It is considered a commonly known reality that a college education can be a valuable gateway to a higher salary, an increased likelihood of employment, better job…

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IT Measurements and the USALI 11th Edition

In January 2015, the USALI 11th edition became effective and a new schedule was born: Schedule 6 — Information and Telecommunications Systems. With the institution of a new schedule, many questions…

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The Tree-Hugging Concept: How it Relates to Trust and the Success of Your Club or Hotel

Written by: Monique MacKinnon Is it good to hug a tree? Yes! It has been proven that hugging a tree can benefit our mental and physical well-being. Since everything is…

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Ask the Experts: Panelists Give Guidance Ahead of HITEC Houston 2018

A few of the experts presenting at HITEC Houston next month have shed interesting light on what attendees can expect during their highly-anticipated panel sessions focusing on hospitality technology: Emerging Technologies — The New, New Things, Investing in…

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Paycheck Checkup: The IRS Encourages Taxpayers to Review Withholdings

April 17, 2018: Tax day in the United States has come and gone. Individual taxpayers have filed all of their paperwork, and have either paid up the amount owed to…

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Is the Lodging Industry Ready for a 12th Edition of USALI?

The 11th edition of the Uniform System of Accounts for the Lodging Industry (USALI) went live on January 1, 2015.  This edition presented multiple updates such as changes to the…

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Translation Services: Lost (and Found) in Translation

Here are some dots that you can easily connect: globalization, emerging markets and international travel. You may think “Oh, what a cliché!” Well then, you must have noticed the need skyrocketing…

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Escaping the Nor’easter for the Inaugural HFTP Club Summit in New Orleans

Written By: Sarah Ford When I first learned HFTP® was hosting a new event called the “Club Summit” designed specifically for those of us in the club industry, I knew it…

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What to Expect: New Changes Coming to Lease Accounting Standards

Written By: Chris Garland, CHAE The upcoming revision to lease accounting standards was one of the topics discussed by the HFTP Hotel Advisory Council in their February 2018 meeting. The…

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The Possibilities of Mobile Apps

A study found that Americans check their phone on average once every 12 minutes. That number may not be accurate for everyone, but you have to admit that the separation anxiety…

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