Meet Jessica Vint, CHAE — Your Annual Convention Insider

HFTP Connect will feature posts throughout the week of the 2014 Annual Convention & Tradeshow provided from the viewpoint of the official guest blogger, Jessica Vint, CHAE. Find out more…

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Ebola in America — Is It Safe To Travel?

Somewhere on the globe, a door latch was just locked, pharmacies and grocery stores are probably a bit more busy, stock markets might be preparing for an unexpected downturn and…

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Recharge, Re-energize and Refocus — At Our Best in a Changing World

The hospitality industry is competitive and challenging. In this always changing environment, the most successful accountants and tech pros work hard to be adaptable and resilient. Like world-class athletes, they…

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The 411 on the HFTP Global Hospitality Accounting Common Practices (GHACP) Database

What is the GHACP? GHACP stands for the Global Hospitality Accounting Common Practices. The goal of this initiative is to provide a searchable database of detailed operating financial reporting practices…

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HFTP GenYP Challenge — Are You Ready?

HFTP aims to help develop the professional skills of the industry leaders of tomorrow, and will support this initiative with an exclusive Young Professionals education program at the upcoming HFTP…

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Adding Diversity and Taking the Scare out of the Visa Process in the Club and Hospitality Industries

As someone that often speaks about visas and U.S. Lawful Permanent Residency (green cards), there are two common looks that I see in the audience when I start my presentations…

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Big Data – Just a Marketing Gag?

Big Data is omnipresent. Statements such as “Data is the new oil,” and “Data is the salt of modern merchants,” show how valuable data has become. But what is so…

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2014 Annual Convention Guest Bloggers Needed – Apply Today!

Returning this year, HFTP Connect is looking for professionals involved with the hospitality industry who would like to write original and educational blog posts about their Annual Convention & Tradeshow experience….

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It’s a Wrap!

There was a Google Glass demo booth at HITEC this year; Dr. Ajay Aluri from West Virginia University was doing the demos. This was my first time using Glass. Glass…

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Balancing Act

I have to admit that as a product of the 80’s I really liked all those 80’s movies. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Risky Business, Star Wars sequels, Indiana Jones, Ghostbusters…

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