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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It’s Just a Party!…Or is it?

Have you ever been in a department store with your child at your side having a meltdown? How about being in a new management position, with a new company and…

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A Good Night’s Sleep

For quite a few of us today, it was an “ethical” kind of day. Being the proud HFTP certificate holder that I am (CHAE, 2007) and with the new CPE…

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GHACP and the Hot Off the Press USALI 11th Edition

The news is out! The 11th edition of the Uniform System of Accounts for the Lodging Industry (USALI) is now available and due for implementation in 2015. As opposed to…

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HFTP Annual Convention — Invest in Yourself

Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, “what’s in it for me?” The inspirational author Dr. Stephen Covey once said, “strength lies…

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