Dispatches from HFTP Global: HTNG North America Conference

Let me begin this blog post by saying that everyone should visit Florida in March. The weather was perfect: sunny and beautiful during the day, and comfortably cool at night. It was clearly off season at the Omni Amelia Island…

Leader or Visionary, They Aren’t Necessarily the Same Thing

By Lyle Worthington, CHTP, HFTP Global Vice President As I sat on my flight home from Dubai, I couldn’t help but reflect on the past few days: my experience in the Middle East, and the incredible size and scale of…

HFTP @ HOFEX

Don’t tell me you missed this year’s Hospitality Technology@HOFEX! What? You don’t even know what that is? It was “an event so popular that the organizer had to change the venue at the last minute because the old one wouldn’t…

My Trip to the Mid-South Atlantic Regional Conference

As the plane’s wheels touched the ground, the captain came onto the loudspeaker, “Welcome to Richmond, Virginia where the local time is 3:42 p.m. and the current temperature is 7 degrees.” It was at this point I asked myself: Why…

[HFTP Connect] Be an Official Blogger at HITEC 2012

New this year, HFTP Connect is looking for several hospitality professionals who would like to write original and educational blog posts about their HITEC experience for the blog. HITEC 2012 is June 25 – 28 in Baltimore, Md. Here are…