Picking the Future Leaders of HFTP

Official Slate of the 2011-2012 HFTP Global Executive Committee and Board of Directors There are a lot of meetings, education sessions and parties during the long week of HITEC that allow attendees to do business and catch up with colleagues….

Upward Mobility – For Your Hotel, That Is

Read similar articles on the industries’ top trends in the HITEC Special Report, now available online. The Intimacy of Mobile The extraordinary appeal of application software, nicknamed apps, for phones proves that people have created a close relationship with their…

Finding Your “Happily Ever After” at HITEC

With the HITEC exhibit hall opening today, here is a success story of how an attendees met and fell in love with an exhibitor at HITEC. Once Upon a Time On the eve of HITEC 2008, hotel franchisor Hospitality International…

Insight Into the Beginning of a Hall of Fame Inductee

At 31 years old, young, foolish and arrogant, I was ready to make my mark in the association world and was being recognized for my accomplishments at the Texas Restaurant Association when I came to this organization. At the time,…

Top World’s Quickest Investment Returns

As a top average trend in the investment field, the world’s top most important research and surveys bring to light the fact that most investors are actually in a “hurry” when investing money in the financial markets. Actually, a certain…

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 the right solution (and even more difficult to pitch that…

AHTEC@HOFEX Education Videos Available Online

AHTEC@HOFEX (Asian Hospitality Technology Education Conference) was so successful that HFTP announced it has started planning for AHTEC 2.0 in 2012. Because HOFEX is a biannual event, AHTEC will co-locate with other shows when HOFEX is not being held. That’s why AHTEC 2.0 is…

Time to Get “Battle Ready”

PCI Compliance Boot Camp Comes to HITEC 2011 In the U.S. military, the concept of “boot camp” brings to mind very physical and vigorous training that transforms the average citizen into a fully developed soldier who is combat ready. For…

SecurityCents Podcast – Frank Wolfe Discusses HFTP Projects

Frank Wolfe, CAE, CEO of HFTP recently spoke with Merchant Link’s SecurityCents Podcast. Listen to learn about upcoming HFTP projects like HITEC, our partnership with NCA on a technology task force, why PCI compliance is so important to the hospitality industry and more….

An Insider’s View of Austin, Texas [Part 1]

Austin, Texas not only is the host city of HITEC 2011, it’s also the headquarters city for HFTP, producers of HITEC. So from now until HITEC 2011, we’re going to give insights into the city from those that know the…