From the Expert: Learn How to Excel at Microsoft Excel

Written by: Bill Jelen, HFTP 2019 Annual Convention speaker I was recently having lunch with a club CFO. She explained to me that it was difficult to do year-over-year comparisons…

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The Blue Ocean Shift: Unique Strategies Presented at the 2019 Executive Vendor Summit

Think about the moment when you first enter your hotel room. Look around: Does the room tell you anything unique about the hotel where you are staying? Or is it…

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13 E20X Pitches and One Home Run

Written By: Jennifer Jones As a native to Baltimore, Maryland USA, I was excited to see that the Orioles are in town this week playing the Blue Jays. Now that…

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Exclusive Interview: Dual Award Winner Hyre Talks Entrepreneur 20X (E20X)

In June 2015, Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®), debuted its Entrepreneur 20X (E20X) innovation pitch competition, designed for hospitality technology startups, for the first time at the Hospitality Industry…

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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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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is Checking into Your Hotel

Written By: Carson Booth, CHTP AI will become embedded and ubiquitous, and in the pocket of every associate and guest. Are you ready? Some industries remain stubborn and resistant to change…

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Introducing Meet Ups at Annual Convention 2016

Building on the idea of bringing everyone together, HFTP is excited to introduce one of its newest additions to the Annual Convention schedule this year: meet ups. For those of…

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Dispatches from Caterer Digital Summit and Boutique Hotel & Lifestyle Summit in the UK

Written By: Carl Weldon I was recently honored to chair two panel sessions in the United Kingdom covering different aspects of the hospitality market. Tuesday, May 24, 2016: Boutique Hotel and Lifestyle Summit I…

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[Ask the Experts] HITEC 2014 Keynote Rachel Botsman

As we lead up to HITEC 2014, HFTP Connect will be talking to industry experts and keynote speakers about their expertise and how it relates to the hospitality industry through the Ask…

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[Ask the Experts] Cindy Estis Green

As we lead up to HITEC 2014 in June, HFTP Connect will be talking to various hospitality professionals about specific areas of the industry through the Ask the Experts column. A Marketing…

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