Tanya Venegas at HITEC Houston

The Legacy of a Departing Colleague — Tanya Venegas

When it comes to hospitality research, there is ordinary, and then there is Tanya Venegas. Tanya started as a teaching assistant working for the University of Houston in 2002. She…

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Meet HFTP’s Newest Chartered Chapters

Chapters provide a wide array of benefits to an association’s membership — not the least of which is the collaborative building of knowledge and camaraderie among local and like-minded industry…

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Letter from the HFTP Global President: Budgeting and Planning are Integral to Success

Written By: Timothy G. Nauss, CHAE HITEC Houston, which attracted HFTP’s largest event attendance in history, may now be behind us but the year is far from over. At the…

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A Few of My Favorite (HITEC) Things

Written By: James Lingle, an official guest blogger for HITEC Houston 2018 It is hard to believe that HITEC is over. If you had the chance to read my pre-HITEC…

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HITEC Houston Exhibit Hall

Insight on HFTP’s Largest HITEC in History – Content and Reporting from HITEC Houston

Last week HFTP hosted the largest HITEC in the event’s 46-year history. Taking place at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas USA, the over 6,650 attendees had…

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Club & Hotel Controllers Conference 2018: Count me in for 2019!

Written By: Laura Resco, official event guest blogger for the HFTP Club and Hotel Controllers Conference 2018 The Club & Hotel Controllers Conference was my first HFTP event, and I…

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Being a Service Critic is in my DNA

By Jennifer Jones, HITEC 2018 Guest Blogger Being in the hospitality industry, we are a little more critical than the rest of the population when we experience issues as a…

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Remember HITEC Houston?

Written By: Kara Heermans, an official guest blogger for HITEC Houston 2018 I hope you have not forgotten the excitement of HITEC® Houston already — but I know how quickly…

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HITEC: Where You Can Learn, Network and Have Fun

Written By: Ting-Bing Wu, HITEC Houston Guest Blogger and Student Volunteer It was my first HITEC. I ensure it will not be the ONLY one. I am surprised by how much…

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Heermans HITEC 2018

The Realities of a Memorable Guest Experience

Written By: Kara Heermans, an official guest blogger for HITEC Houston 2018 HITEC always kicks things off with a lot of energy and this year was no exception! It was…

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