Get Back to Basics with Your Hotel’s Wi-Fi Network

Latest Research from the HFTP Research Centers | Blog written by: Bianca Lopez Here at the HFTP Research Centers, we are ringing in 2020 by addressing the elephant in the room: low-quality Wi-Fi and mobile connectivity is a pain point for many hotels. Issues are often reflected in poor online…

The HFTP Research Centers Present: A Year in Review

It has been an exciting first year for the HFTP Foundation. Between frenzied fundraising and planning a packed docket of upcoming research for 2020, research staff have certainly had their hands full. Despite the flurry of activity that comes with building a new nonprofit from the ground up, the Foundation…

Did You Know? HFTP Members Can Request Customized Industry Research

You probably hear about data all the time in the hospitality industry. Guest preferences, seasonal trends, growth opportunities in your sector. You are probably swimming in data. But sometimes do you feel overwhelmed by it all? But first, why is data and research important? Here are a few key points:…

Strategic Joint Venture: A New Strategy to Expand Footprints in China

Written By: Evita Ma Many surveys show that the mid- to high-end hotel market is booming in China. However, the corresponding services are still insufficient. To expand the footprints, the Hyatt Hotel Corporation and BTG Homeinns Hotels Group announced their intent to establish a joint venture in February of this…

A Review of Today’s Hotels of the Future

Written By: Evita Ma These days, technology is transforming the customer experience at an alarming rate. Many hoteliers wonder what the future hotel will look like. Flyzoo Hotel, regarded as Alibaba Group’s first future hotel, was opened in mid-December 2018. Numerous news and media outlets applauded its futuristic design and…

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 events. Before you pack up to attend HITEC® Amsterdam, the larger HITEC North America or HITEC Dubai, brush up on these international travel tips…

[Webinar] HFTP Education Reaches All Parts of the Globe

As a global association, HFTP strives to provide services to our members around the world — whether it’s through networking, education or resources. And one of our more popular member benefits are the free webinars we offer twice a month. The beauty of webinars is that you can get education…