Know Before You Go: International Travel Tips Ahead of HITEC Toronto 2023

Last year, hospitality professionals from 46 countries across the globe travelled to Orlando, Florida USA for HITEC North America. Will your HITEC journey be transnational in 2023? Here are some valuable travel tips to help non-Canadian attendees prepare for the…

An Interview Between HFTP CEO Frank Wolfe and ChatGPT

By: Frank Wolfe, CAE, FIH | HFTP CEO ChatGPT has been dominating the news since (he? she? it?) was revealed to the world in late 2022 as the latest in AI-driven, natural language processing technology. Is this new chatbot launched…

Here Is Why ESG Holds Significance in Asset Management

Written by Shivam Sharma As an institutional investor, consider your investments — a hotel, club, restaurant, anything. Being an investor requires knowing how to allocate the appropriate funds to the right asset at the right time. But what if you…

HFTP Presents: 2022 Year in Review

For HFTP, the year 2022 saw the return of some of its most popular initiatives and the launch of a successful new program. It marked the bittersweet departure of some beloved HFTP leaders, and the arrival of enthusiastic individuals ready…

The Lag in Food and Beverage Recovery

Written by: Robert Mandelbaum and Andrew Hartley According to CBRE’s September 2022 Hotel Horizons® forecast for the overall U.S. lodging industry, rooms revenue per-available-room (RevPAR) will exceed 2019 annual levels in 2022. This is driven by the accelerated recovery of…

Utility Behind NFTs: How the Hotel and Travel Industry Can Monetize Non-Fungible Tokens

Written by: Dominika Duziak Editor’s Note: This blog post will feature podcast episodes from the HospitalityVerse Podcast, a new series that discusses the latest trends in hospitality technology, including discussions on the Metaverse, blockchain, NFTS and more. Remember NFT: one of the hottest…

A Better Way: Three Questions All Hospitality Accountants Should Ask Themselves

Written by: Shane Middleton“There has to be a better way!” We hear it all the time – even in the accounting department. The truth is that we are always hardwired to want more and better. Unfortunately, we are always looking…

Glamping Hospitality: Low Development Costs, High ADRs and Incredible Valuations

Written by: Jay Bhakta Glamping has taken the hospitality industry by storm over the last few years with developments occurring overnight. These remote-style stays became especially popular over the course of the Covid pandemic, as they offered the distanced retreat…

Get to Know Neil Foster: Your New HFTP Global Board President, 2022-2023

As the producers of the world’s largest, oldest hospitality technology conference (#HITEC), HFTP is privileged to have someone as versed in hospitality technology as its newest leader, Neil Foster, CHTP, MBA. Foster has made a multitude of strategic moves throughout…

Hospitality Accounting Professionals: All the Reasons to Love What You Do

As the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday approaches, here is a reminder of what our accounting members should be thankful for this year. Written by: Katie Paolino, CHAE When our mind starts to spiral, why is it always into a black hole…