Check Out the New HFTP Mobile App

In 2010, HFTP launched the HITEC 2010 mobile app — which provided helpful conference details for HITEC attendees. The reviews were positive, with app users telling us how convenient it…

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VOW to Hire Heroes: New 2012 Tax Credits for Veterans

President Obama signed HR 674 — making two unemployed veteran target groups official, starting on the day after the enactment date of Nov. 21, 2011. New Unemployed Veteran Target Groups:…

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The One Missing Tip in This Giant List of Legal Tips

A recent series of legal tips on Hotel News Now attempts to provide hotel owners and operators with practical steps to overcome common human resources pitfalls. Article 1:  26 legal…

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[Clubs] Don’t Be a Social Media Ostrich

Many clubs today have become so overwhelmed with information about social media that they have buried their heads in the sand just like the ostrich does when faced with a…

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Life is Often About “The Other Education”

How My  College Experience Years Ago Still Relates to HFTP’s Knowledge Exchange Howdy! I’m a proud member of the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Class of 2003. Yes, that just dated me….

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[Ask the Experts] Jerry Trieber, CPA, CHAE, CFE, CFF

As we lead up to HITEC 2012 in June, HFTP Connect will be talking to various hospitality professionals about hospitality technology through the Ask the Experts column. A Financial Expert’s…

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[Social Media in 2012] The Dawn of a New Age

This is an excerpt from an article in the 2012 Hotel Yearbook, a forward-looking publication which brings together opinion leaders from the global hotel industry. Please see the note at…

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What Bill Marriott’s Parting Words Mean to Your Company

Bill Marriott stepped down recently as CEO of Marriott International. In the flood of news coverage, the focus has been on three things: His business history His successor The future…

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Industry Going Mobile – But Don’t Forget Data Security

How Mobile Technology is Changing the Face of the Hospitality Industry For anyone wondering if consumers are embracing mobile technology in relation to the hospitality industry, one just needs to…

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Hospitality Law: Credit Card Data Breach Fines

Restaurant’s Litigation Challenges Card Network Data Breach Fines Cisero’s, a small family restaurant in Park City, Utah, has filed a counterclaim against U.S. Bank and Elavon, Inc., Cisero’s former acquiring…

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