Passwords, it’s as easy as 123

Are you still using the default password that came with your point of sale (POS) or payment system? Or, using 12345 or password1? If so, you need to change it right away to help protect card holder data. Passwords are…

[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…

[Update] Global Hospitality Accounting System Project

In order to create a global resource for the hospitality finance industry, Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) began development on a global hospitality accounting system users guide this past March. Recognizing that operating hotels is a global industry, HFTP…

Why Commission a Student Business Project?

How the EHL’s Student Business Project added value to a project of global importance Cleverdis recently interviewed Frank Wolfe, CAE, CEO of HFTP for their Hotel Innovations & Technologies publication. The following is reprinted with permission from Cleverdis. The world’s…

[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…

Meet the Hospitality Students Working on the GHASUG

In February, I had the opportunity to travel to the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) in Switzerland and present HFTP’s Global Hospitality Accounting Standards User Guide (GHASUG) project to a group of final year bachelor students. Once complete, the global…

The Knowledge Exchange [An Educational Meet-up]

Why the Knowledge Exchange is a Different Kind of Conference Attending conferences is something I don’t always look forward to, even as a meeting professional. I always like education sessions and gaining key takeaways from them, but I also want…