Dispatches from HFTP Global Director: Orange County Grassroots Membership Drive

Written By: Mark Pate Sr., CHAE, CHTP, MBA I was able to realize another first recently – attending the inception of a new HFTP chapter. I was privileged to travel to…

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10 Reasons Your Business Should Not Wait to Switch to the Cloud

Written By: Kevin Sjodin The Cloud was once conversation for techies and a distant future goal for visionary business leaders. How times have changed! Today, internet-based or “Cloud” computing is…

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Dispatches from HFTP Global Director: HITEC Amsterdam 2017

So the day finally arrived: HITEC Amsterdam. After many strategy meetings and discussions about growing HFTP and HITEC, one of the industry’s most prominent shows, on March 29, 2017 HITEC Amsterdam…

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HFTP Chapter Event Highlight: Orange County Interest Meeting

This month, HFTP is inviting HFTP members and hospitality industry professionals in the Orange County, California USA region to join a special Orange County Chapter Interest Meeting on Thursday, April…

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How to Make Hotel Technology Profitable

Written By: Fee Naaijkens Hotel tech professionals from all over the world gathered at HITEC Amsterdam last week. After dozens of informative sessions, inspiring keynote speeches and one thrilling hotel…

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Entrepreneur 20X: Wi-Fi, Upselling, AI and Digitalizing Daily Operations

Written By: Fee Naaijkens On Tuesday, March 28, 2017, HFTP’s hospitality start-up pitch competition Entrepreneur 20X (E20X) took place in Europe for the first time at HITEC Amsterdam. Each participant…

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Choose Your Learning: HFTP ProLinks Webinars

Written By: Susan Savkov Please raise your hand if you are busy. We are all probably raising our hands. There are many things vying for your attention right now in…

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Time to Come in from the Cold

Written By: Terence Ronson The weather may be cool this coming week, but there will be lots of hot new products and warm-welcome networking opportunities at HITEC Amsterdam (#HITECams). HITEC is celebrating…

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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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