Guest Bloggers Are Important for Information Sharing, Advancing the Industry

As an educational association, HFTP’s core purpose is “to lead and advance the hospitality profession by providing a forum for continuous learning and knowledge sharing.” The HFTP Connect blog furthers this purpose by collecting the latest research, expert guidance and different perspectives on hospitality and technology trends, best practices and…

How to Benefit from Networking Events

Written by: Dan McCarthy You may not feel inclined to attend a networking event. After all, why waste an entire evening doing what you already conveniently do on social media? As it turns out, there is an element of in-person networking that could never be fulfilled through online mediums. Face-to-face…

Community@HFTP: Ask Questions, Get Answers & Virtually Connect with Colleagues Worldwide

Written By: Susan Savkov Attention, HFTP members: If you have not yet visited Community@HFTP, you are missing out on a valuable opportunity to instantly connect, discuss and share with other hospitality professionals who are HFTP members in a structured online forum. Once you become an HFTP member, you automatically become…

The Importance of Academic Scholarships: Investing in Future Hospitality Leaders

Written By: Susan Savkov It is considered a commonly known reality that a college education can be a valuable gateway to a higher salary, an increased likelihood of employment, better job security, and even greater job satisfaction. Most people would say that a college degree is more crucial now than ever before…

The Wrap Up Show

HITEC 2012 is over. We’ve all gone home. E-mail inboxes have been emptied and the seemingly never ending list of to do’s whittled down to something a bit more manageable. It’s time for the Wrap Up Show … Hello, Hello. Attendance On day one, I was privileged to be in…

Do You Have What it Takes to be a Guest Blogger?

HFTP Connect is always looking for guest bloggers to provide insight into a variety of topics important to finance and technology in the hospitality industry. Our readers are interested in PCI compliance, club finance, health care reform, cool new technologies for hotels and golf courses, HR issues, going green, F&B…