Listen to Powerful Voices, Seek Mentorship at HITEC Minneapolis 2019

A “WOMEN IN HOSPITALITY TECHNOLOGY LUNCHEON” PREVIEW Written by: Sherry Marek We are just days away from HITEC and I hope you are preparing your exhibit hall visits, selecting which…

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China Chapter Charter Interest Meeting Brings HFTP to the Far East

Written By: Evita Ma On May 27, a meeting was held in Shanghai to gauge interest in charting a new HFTP China Chapter. Attendees came from across the cities and…

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HFTP Jamaica Chapter Hosts Outstanding Seminar, Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Written by: Fitzroy A. Walker Hospitality Financial & Technology Professionals (HFTP) Jamaica Chapter celebrated its 50th Anniversary by hosting its 12th Annual Educational Seminar at the luxurious Sandals Montego Bay Conference…

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How Hoteliers Can Streamline Labor Management throughout the 2019 Summer Season

Written by: Steve Pappas With the summer months in full swing, vacation season is booming — making it one of the busiest times of the year for the hospitality industry….

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E20X Europe 2019 Award Winner Tackles Genuine Industry Problem and Solves It

AN INTERVIEW WITH HANNU VAHOKOSKI, HOTELWAY CEO Meet Sam. Sam is a bright, AI-based chat bot designed by Finnish hospitality startup company Hotelway. Hotelway provides professional management of customer engagement for hotels….

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A Review of Today’s Hotels of the Future

Written By: Evita Ma These days, technology is transforming the customer experience at an alarming rate. Many hoteliers wonder what the future hotel will look like. Flyzoo Hotel, regarded as…

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Mallorca, Spain Was Exemplary Host for International Conference, HITEC Europe 2019

AN INTERVIEW WITH THE HITEC® EUROPE ADVISORY COUNCIL CHAIR Hundreds of hospitality professionals from all across Europe and beyond convened in the beautiful Spanish island city of Palma, Mallorca, Spain…

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Uncover the Future of Our Highly Disrupted World

A HITEC® MINNEAPOLIS 2019 PREVIEW For the average person, thinking about the future generates a certain level of fear and anxiety. Whether it is a fear of change or a…

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Are Loyalty Programs Too Rewarding?

Written by: Naftali Marlon Tanyongana Loyalty programs have become par for the course across industries — from retail to airline to hospitality — popularized by their ability to create a…

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View from the Top: HFTP Global Goes Local at 2019 HFTP Los Cabos Chapter Meeting

This past February it was my honor and pleasure to present the HFTP Global Update to the HFTP Los Cabos Chapter. This is an amazing group of individuals representing HFTP…

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