From the Expert: Learn How to Excel at Microsoft Excel

Written by: Bill Jelen, HFTP 2019 Annual Convention speaker I was recently having lunch with a club CFO. She explained to me that it was difficult to do year-over-year comparisons…

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Engage Your Employees With Continuing Education as an HFTP Corporate Allied Sponsor

You may think that offering continuing education and training to your employees is a one-way street — but that is far from the truth. There are several advantages not only…

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The Right to Privacy and How to Protect It

Written by: Paul West From Blockchain and distributed ledger technologies to prioritizing data protection, privacy and security — each of my sessions taking place at the HFTP 2019 Annual Convention…

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Strategic Joint Venture: A New Strategy to Expand Footprints in China

Written By: Evita Ma Many surveys show that the mid- to high-end hotel market is booming in China. However, the corresponding services are still insufficient. To expand the footprints, the…

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Your HFTP Summer Reading List: Staff Picks, Special Reports and More

Written By: Susan Savkov Summer may already be half over, but that will not stop many of us from heading off on vacations to enjoy the second half of the…

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The Path to Certification Review — Podcasts and More

HFTP offers the only designations for finance and technology professionals in the hospitality industry: the Certified Hospitality Accountant Executive (CHAE®) and the Certified Hospitality Technology Professional (CHTP®) designations. But earning the…

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Exploring Solutions in the #HITEC Exhibit Hall

Written by: Jennifer Jones — Official HITEC® Minneapolis 2019 Guest Blogger As HITEC is now behind us and I unpacked all of the vendor swag and business cards, I wanted to share…

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Food for Thought at #HITEC: Is AI like Kale?

Written by: Jennifer Jones — Official HITEC® Minneapolis 2019 Guest Blogger The big buzz word this year at HITEC is all about AI. It is the latest trend in the hospitality tech…

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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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