Build Skills, Save Money: Special Offer on New USALI Professional Certificates

Moderated by: Agnes DeFranco and Arlene Ramirez In a time when hospitality finance professionals are unsure about the state of their profession – when many have been laid off or furloughed and other job outlooks remain unclear – you can empower yourself through professional development. Many organizations have stepped up…

Industry Partners: We Want to Be There for Hotels When Recovery Begins

Moderated by: Rich Siegel, Hospitality Upgrade Talk is starting to build on when communities and businesses can open back up – or restart – and what that will look like. The overall consensus is that it will be a gradual transition, and economies in countries around the globe will do…

How Clubs Have Adjusted Budgets, Dues Programs and Internal Controls During Pandemic

Moderated by Jim Hankowski, CPA, Condon O’Meara McGinty & Donnelly LLP This week’s club-focused HFTP Hangout spotlighted “Managing the Ever-Changing Landscape During COVID-19.” It was moderated by James (“Jim”) Hankowski, CPA, a partner of Condon O’Meara McGinty & Donnelly LLP and past HFTP Global Board member. Jim’s firm specializes in the…

The Road to Peak Hotel Occupancy Rates Has Many Forks, Bends

Presented by: Jamie Lane, CBRE Hotel industries across the world have endured plummeting downturns in room occupancy and staffing, and the worst may not yet be in the rear-view mirror. As we take stock of our losses to date, it is clearly going to be a winding and uncertain road…

Industry Partners Check-in: What Will the Industry Look Like Post Pandemic?

Moderated by: Henri Roelings, Hospitality Net The second gathering for the new HFTP Hangout virtual get-togethers was a vendor-focused group who contemplated what the hospitality-industry will look like post-pandemic. Nowhere near the same was the overwhelming conclusion. Led by moderator Henri Roelings, founder of Hospitality Net, the group covered the…

HFTP Hangout: So Many Federal Relief Benefits – But, What Is Best for Your Club and Employees?

Presented by: Brad Steele, Private Club Consultants During a frantic 14-day period in March, the United States Congress passed new laws to provide benefits and directives affecting U.S. businesses in response to the current pandemic. The U.S. federal government has passed three laws now to help businesses and employees, and…