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…

Meet Minneapolis: Travel to the Twin Cities this Summer for HITEC 2019

We all know that travel can be a real hassle. So, what about a trip makes it worth packing up your suitcase, saying goodbye to your family for the next few days, fighting the airport and staying in a strange…

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…

Young Professionals Help Inspire Innovation in the Hospitality Industry

Get Involved and Grow Professionally HFTP is currently seeking young hospitality industry professionals for our new Young Professionals Advisory Council. The Young Professionals Advisory Council encourages young professionals to get involved in HFTP and help foster industry involvement into the future. The intentions…

Write Your Way In: Become an Official HFTP Event Guest Blogger

Call for 2018 Official Guest Bloggers Would you like to join us at one of HFTP’s major events coming up this year and take advantage of its valuable education and networking opportunities — registration complimentary of HFTP®? Do you have a penchant…

Does Flexible Working Lead to Better Productivity?

Love it or hate it, I am pretty sure you have heard of the concept of “flexible working.” Ever since people first realized they do not have to work like a machine, screwing in everything that is shaped like a…

HFTP Helps Contributes Sizeable Donation to Camp Boggy Creek

Less than two weeks ago, HFTP and its stakeholders came together for HFTP Helps to raise $9,500 for the life-changing organization Camp Boggy Creek. This was done as part of the HFTP Helps program, now in its third year, which…

Why, 15 Years Later, the HFTP Mid Florida Chapter Still Raises Funds for Camp Boggy Creek

By Jack Griffith This year, the HFTP Annual Convention will be held October 25–27 in the Orlando area, my home turf. And for the third year, the convention program includes HFTP Helps which raises funds for a charity based in…

HFTP Hospitality DPO Task Force Outlines Objectives as Industry Prepares for GDPR May 2018 Deadline

By Alvaro Hidalgo The European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that was announced in April 2016 put in place a substantial mandate on EU-based organizations, as well as any organization doing business with EU citizens. The GDPR will…

Announcing the HFTP 2017 – 2018 HFTP Global Board Slate

Earlier this year, the nominating committee — comprising past HFTP Global past presidents, advisory council chairs and chapter presidents — were tasked with picking the HFTP members that would replace the outgoing directors of the HFTP Global Board. After a…