HITEC 2015: New and Notable in Austin, Texas

There is a lot to see and do in Austin. Straight from the Austin Convention & Visitor’s Bureau, here’s the scoop on dining hot spots, outdoor rec, trendy tours and…

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HITEC 2015: Ethics – An Overview

Is an act or decision ethical or unethical? Let us start off with a general definition of ethics before we delve into ethical implications in the business community. According to…

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Jennifer Hogencamp April 2015

Are You Overpaying Management Fees? Gross vs. Net Reporting and the Impact of Improper Accounting

When reporting gross operating revenue, correct classification of expenses is important. Presenting items gross when they should be net can potentially cause a property to overpay fees, including its property…

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Input Requested: It’s Time to Revisit HFTP’s Chapter Structure

Continuity gives us roots; change gives us branches, letting us stretch and grow and reach new heights. —Pauline R. Kezer With the idea of keeping our roots strong, but recognizing…

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A Season without Seasonal Visas?

It has been a frustrating and scary month for those operating seasonal businesses, with the club and hospitality industries particularly affected. With so many organizations in the club and hospitality…

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Disptaches from HFTP Global – Leadership Strategy Summit

  What happens when 50 passionate HFTP leaders get in a room to discuss HFTP’s future? You get a lot of opinions, a lot of discussion and a lot of…

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New Year, New CHTP Certification and a New CHAE Possibility on the Horizon

After a lot of hard work by last year’s Certification Advisory Council and Task Forces, HFTP recently launched the new Certified Hospitality Technology Professional (CHTP) certification program for 2015. The…

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HITEC 2015: Getting Ready for Mobile Payments

The fragmented nature of hospitality transactions requires both consumers and merchants alike to think carefully about how services will be paid for in the future. Right now, the easy to…

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My Trip to the Mid-South Atlantic Regional Conference

As the plane’s wheels touched the ground, the captain came onto the loudspeaker, “Welcome to Richmond, Virginia where the local time is 3:42 p.m. and the current temperature is 7…

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H-1B Visa Filing

Don’t Miss the Looming Deadline, Preparing for April 1st H-1B Visa Filings

For further details on H-1B visa filings and other work visa options, attend Pabian’s ProLinks webinar on Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. CST. A longer version of…

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