The Times They Are A-Changin’

Written By: Fee Naaijkens HITEC Amsterdam kicks off tomorrow on 28 March with its pre-conference events, and I am thrilled to be attending the event as a guest blogger this year….

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What to See at HFTP’s Inaugural HITEC Amsterdam Conference — Spotlight on Entrepreneur 20X

Who does not enjoy a little friendly, but very competitive, competition? Whether you are a budding hospitality technology entrepreneur or just interested in the startup world, it is thrilling to…

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Past Judges Reveal Behind-the-Scenes Information about HFTP’s Entrepreneur 20X

For many hospitality technology entrepreneurs, being selected to participate in HFTP’s Entrepreneur 20X (E20X) innovation competition is a milestone accomplishment on the road for their startup’s successful endeavors. It is…

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The Impetus of Digitalization in European Hospitality

Written By: Joel Kaczmarek A fortunate fact to begin with is that the hospitality industry across the world does not have oligarchic structures as, for instance, the car industry. Instead…

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Become an Official HITEC Amsterdam Guest Blogger – Apply Today!

HFTP Connect is looking for professionals involved with the hospitality industry who have writing experience and would like to write original and educational blog posts about their experience at HFTP®’s inaugural HITEC…

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What To Do Before You Travel Internationally

As leading global hospitality association HFTP® continues to expand its events internationally, we want to ensure the safety of our members and attendees who are traveling with us to these…

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HFTP Career Development – A Never Ending Story

Written By: Aditya Prabaswara A file came to my desk, “a handover file,” with the details for the next program I was to handle for The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto. As…

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Steven Stout, CAE, the Definition of a Professional, Leaves HFTP with Contributions That Will Have Lasting Impact

After 14 years, HFTP Director of Meetings and Special Events Steven Stout, CAE moves on to highly coveted executive director position at the Texas Society of Association Executives (TSAE). During my…

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Designing Experience With the User in Mind

Written By: Katerina Berezina, Ph.D., CHTP, CRME  Lyle Worthington, CHTP, the global vice president of HFTP, delivered a keynote address at the international Hospitality Information Technology Association (iHITA) 23rd annual research…

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HITEC New Orleans – It Is A Wrap

Written By: James Lingle I was asked at lunch today by an industry colleague and friend what I saw at HITEC that stood out. It is a pretty common question, I think, and…

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