Entrepreneur 20X: Wi-Fi, Upselling, AI and Digitalizing Daily Operations

Written By: Fee Naaijkens On Tuesday, March 28, 2017, HFTP’s hospitality start-up pitch competition Entrepreneur 20X (E20X) took place in Europe for the first time at HITEC Amsterdam. Each participant…

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Time to Come in from the Cold

Written By: Terence Ronson The weather may be cool this coming week, but there will be lots of hot new products and warm-welcome networking opportunities at HITEC Amsterdam (#HITECams). HITEC is celebrating…

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The Times They Are A-Changin’

Written By: Fee Naaijkens HITEC Amsterdam kicks off tomorrow on 28 March with its pre-conference events, and I am thrilled to be attending the event as a guest blogger this year….

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HFTP Continues to Build its Global Presence with First Membership Event in London

Written By: Carl Weldon HFTP hosted its first membership event in London this month at the Rosewood Hotel London on Monday, March 6, 2017. The first welcome we received was…

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What to See at HFTP’s Inaugural HITEC Amsterdam Conference — Spotlight on Entrepreneur 20X

Who does not enjoy a little friendly, but very competitive, competition? Whether you are a budding hospitality technology entrepreneur or just interested in the startup world, it is thrilling to…

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Ransomware: Sorting Out the Details

With the recent stories of guests getting locked out of hotel rooms – or, in some reports, guests being locked in hotel rooms – it is hard to sort the…

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Become an Official HITEC Amsterdam Guest Blogger – Apply Today!

HFTP Connect is looking for professionals involved with the hospitality industry who have writing experience and would like to write original and educational blog posts about their experience at HFTP®’s inaugural HITEC…

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Dispatches from HFTP Global: Hotel Technology Summit 2016

It seems like every time I visit Dubai something changes. Whether it be a prodigious development, a broken record, a new restaurant, mall or even airport opening – it is difficult…

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is Checking into Your Hotel

Written By: Carson Booth, CHTP AI will become embedded and ubiquitous, and in the pocket of every associate and guest. Are you ready? Some industries remain stubborn and resistant to change…

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Unique and United: The Road Map of Hospitality Technology

Written By: Katerina Berezina, Ph.D., CHTP, CRME When reflecting on my entire HITEC experience, I was asking myself questions about what I have seen and where technology is going. Overall,…

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