HR Training in the Time of COVID: Commit to a Meaningful Cultural Change

Written by: John Reyna, J.D., LL.M. | HFTP 2021 Annual Convention Guest Blogger If you happened to read my pre-event blog post (link here), then you already know about my excitement to attend Phillip R. Maltin’s presentation about “Solving the Mystery…

HITEC 2021 – A Resounding Success

Written by: Ron Strecker, CHAE, CHTP | HITEC Dallas Guest Blogger I have spent this past weekend “decompressing” from HITEC 2021. This has included reviewing my session notes, updating my contact information for old friends in new jobs, and adding…

Come for the Presentations and Tech, Stay for the People

Written by: John Reyna, J.D., LL.M. | HFTP 2021 Annual Convention Guest Blogger Attending my first HFTP Annual Convention and HITEC, I was not sure what to expect. Of course, I knew the schedule was packed with respected speakers discussing quality…

Tools for Success at HITEC 2021: Tips from a HITEC Blogger

Written by: Tim Henthorn, HITEC Dallas Guest Blogger We are back! Getting together and talking tech with friends. What could be better? Maybe add a comfortable hotel room, a favorite dish and a drink near the pool on a delightful…

Spotlighting the Powerhouse Speakers Presenting at HITEC Dallas and HFTP Annual Convention this Month

Each year, the carefully curated education programs at HITEC and the HFTP Annual Convention feature amazing individuals, presenting supercharged keynote sessions, sharing their personal stories and drawing valuable connections designed to help attendees grow both personally and professionally in their…

Introducing the Official Guest Bloggers for HITEC Dallas 2021

HFTP, the producers of HITEC® Dallas 2021, is excited to introduce this year’s official HITEC guest bloggers, who are ready to begin sharing their stories and event experiences with you. HITEC is less than two months away, taking place September…

Destination, HITEC Dallas: Return to In-person Engagement, Education and Exhibits in 2021

HITEC®, the world’s largest hospitality technology conference and exhibition returns live this year in just three months. Join thousands of fellow hospitality professionals September 27-30, 2021 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas USA for four days…

An Inside Look at Club Summit 2021: Highlights from HFTP’s Return to In-Person Professional Development

After a year like 2020, it was impossible to predict what a return to in-person events would look like in 2021. The Club Summit was HFTP’s opening number, a sold-out event in stunning southern Florida that promised two days of…

Ramping up Hotel Internal Controls Post-Pandemic

Written by: Neil Grammer, CPA With two major “black swan” events within 12 years of each other, we can learn from the 2008 financial crisis to help ensure internal controls and business processes are working properly as the hotel industry…

Post-Covid Sustainability: How Hotels Can Maximize Opportunity While Keeping Costs Down

Written by: Olivia Ruggles-Brise As the world emerges from the pandemic, there is an increasing amount of buzz about sustainability, particularly the climate crisis. Governments around the world are setting ambitious decarbonization targets in advance of the COP26 event in…