Five Advantages to Attending a Virtual Conference

The year 2020 saw a rapid shift of networking conferences, concerts, award shows, trade shows and association gatherings from in-person to online, and HFTP-produced events are no exception. The North American edition of HITEC (Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference) has pivoted from an in-person to a virtual program, the…

Meet Bernard Ellis: Guest Blogger for the HFTP 2019 Annual Convention

Bernard Ellis, CHTP, CRME knows a lot about technology. He stewards technology initiatives from industry startup to industry standard. As a consultant with companies on the digital transformation of hospitality and leisure, he knows a lot about the industry, too. And he has earned and maintained his Certified Hospitality Technology…

My Trip to AHTEC 2.0@FHC China

This November, I had the honor to represent HFTP on my first official trip as HFTP president in Shanghai to attend and speak at AHTEC 2.0 @ FHC China. This was the second AHTEC (Asian Hospitality Technology Educational Conference), which was jointly organized by China International Exhibitions, Ltd.; Hong Kong Exhibition Services…

[HFTP Asia Chapter] HFTP Cares, a Community Project

The HFTP Asia Student Chapter, in collaboration with a local community group — Teck Ghee Youth Executive Committee — is organizing a community outreach project to help 50 needy households on April 14. The project’s objective is to engage the students to give back to the community. It is also…