Going With the Flow: HITEC 2013, Minneapolis

In the coming days, waves of hospitality technologists, executives, experts and vendors will flow through the Minneapolis Convention Center for the 41st Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC), the largest technology show of its kind. As the mighty Mississippi…

Efficiency, Profitability, Security: Look to the Cloud

Cloud computing, which has upended business models from music to movies to medicine, has now reached the hospitality industry in the form of hosted property management systems. These new cloud-based systems eliminate the need to purchase expensive hardware (including servers,…

Meet the HITEC 2013 Guest Bloggers

HFTP Connect is featuring four guest bloggers throughout HITEC 2013. The bloggers will be providing you their insights on all things HITEC from their different viewpoints and experiences in the industry. Before we get to Minneapolis, read on to learn…

[Ask the Experts] HITEC 2013 Keynote: David Wolman

As we lead up to HITEC 2013 in June, HFTP Connect will be talking to our keynote speakers about their expertise and how it relates to thehospitality industry through the Ask the Experts column. An Expert View on the Monetary Revolution…

[Ask the Experts] HITEC 2013 Opening Keynote: Theresa Payton

As we lead up to HITEC 2013 in June, HFTP Connect will be talking to our keynote speakers about their expertise and how it relates to the hospitality industry through the Ask the Experts column. An Expert View on Cybersecurity and…

HITEC 2013 Features You Don’t Want to Miss

HITEC 2013 is just a couple of months away and there is already a ton of buzz surrounding this year’s show. If you have not registered, I suggest you do so before May 20th to save yourself or your employer…

Career Management in the Digital Era: Are You a Member of The Denovati?

As the Digital Era continues to evolve, professionals face all kinds of new challenges. It doesn’t matter what their professional discipline is or what stage of their career they are in. Although specific requirements will vary, all professionals are increasingly…

[Part 2] HITEC 2012 Preview

This is a two-part series previewing HITEC 2012, held June 25-28 in Baltimore, Md. Read Part 1> HITEC starts in exactly one week. Travel plans have been made. Everyone is packing. Speakers are putting finishing touches to their education sessions….

[Part 1] HITEC 2012 Preview

This is a two-part series previewing HITEC 2012, held June 25-28 in Baltimore, Md. In case you weren’t aware, HITEC 2012 is knocking on our door. So things are in full swing here at the HFTP office – HITEC headquarters….

ASK

ASK is not an acronym. ASK is what we need to do more. So many hospitality professionals arrive to their workplaces with enthusiasm and passion. We are proud of what we do and where we work. We have embraced the…