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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The Knowledge Exchange [An Educational Meet-up]

Why the Knowledge Exchange is a Different Kind of Conference Attending conferences is something I don’t always look forward to, even as a meeting professional. I always like education sessions…

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[Part 2] 2011 Year in Review for Hospitality Finance

[Part 1] 2011 Year in Review for Hospitality Technology As we look forward to 2012, we here at HFTP Connect are reflecting on highlights we saw from the previous year…

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The Importance of Partnerships: HCAA of Hong Kong

On November 4, 2011, The Hotel Controllers & Accountants Association (HCAA) of Hong Kong celebrated their 20th Anniversary as an association and I was honored to be an invited guest…

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Overcoming Barriers in Your Workplace

How a Sermon Had Me Reflecting on HFTP’s Ability to Pull Me Out of a Rut I went to church yesterday and the sermon topic was “The Cloud.” It started…

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Do You Have What it Takes to be a Guest Blogger?

HFTP Connect is always looking for guest bloggers to provide insight into a variety of topics important to finance and technology in the hospitality industry. Our readers are interested in…

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[Part 3] Three Ways to Encourage Eco-Friendly Behavior

Click here to read [Part 1] Energy Savings: Commodity Procurement Click here to read [Part 2] Energy Efficiency: Use Less According to a recent EnergyStar report, hotels in the United…

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[Part 1] Energy Savings: Commodity Procurement

In the current economic climate, hotels and conference centers find themselves searching for new ways to reduce operating expenses more than ever before. The hospitality industry, like any other commercial…

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Questions You Need to Be Asking About Tokenization

There are far too many vendors using the term tokenization loosely to describe solutions that, in fact, are not true tokenization. As if it’s not already hard enough to find…

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USALI Survey Results Indicate Items That Need Updating

The USALI (Uniform System of Accounts for the Lodging Industry) has long been an important financial reporting guide within the lodging industry. As the industry’s business practices change, of course…

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