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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The Future of Hospitality IT Spending

Key Economic Indicators Point to Smart IT Spending for Hospitality Sector As slower economic growth threatens to limit demand for travel, Moody’s Investors Service recently lowered its outlook for the…

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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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New Issue of The Bottomline Covers the Tax Relief Act and More

We just released the April/May issue of The Bottomline, HFTP’s bi-monthly publication. The issue’s general theme features articles on: How to navigate the Tax Relief Act How organizations managed HR…

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Hotel Managers Must Take Action on Hotel Credit Card Security

HFTP, the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) and Hospitality Technology Next Generation (HTNG), issued a joint statement on actions hotel managers should take on hotel credit card security.  The…

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PCI Compliance: Myths and Rumors

In January, I held a sold-out HFTP webinar on PCI compliance. Along with the “12 Commandments” of PCI compliance, I discussed myths and rumors about compliance, which I wanted to…

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