Advice and Opportunities for Young Professionals: From the HFTP Global President and HFTP YP Council

Written by: Mark Pate Sr., CHAE, CHTP, MBA If you were asked, “what is a young professional (YP)?”, what would you say? According to Google, it is a young person, in their 20s and 30s, who is employed in a profession…

HFTP Helps Members Save on Shipping, Office Supplies, Computers, Car Rentals and More

HFTP is always looking for new ways to add value to our membership and new opportunities to help members save money. This has become a priority for the association with the events of the past year. The hospitality industry has…

This Month, HFTP Spotlights Members Who Have Shared What HFTP Means to Them

 The HFTP Connect blog features hundreds of posts that have been collected, researched, written and published for the purposes of continuing education and professional development for our hospitality finance and technology members who span the globe. And each month, we spotlight a…

Five Advantages to Attending a Virtual Conference

The year 2020 saw a rapid shift of networking conferences, concerts, award shows, trade shows and association gatherings from in-person to online, and HFTP-produced events are no exception. The North American edition of HITEC (Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference)…

Build Skills, Save Money: Special Offer on New USALI Professional Certificates

Moderated by: Agnes DeFranco and Arlene Ramirez In a time when hospitality finance professionals are unsure about the state of their profession – when many have been laid off or furloughed and other job outlooks remain unclear – you can…

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 season. You may be looking for a new book to…

The Tree-Hugging Concept: How it Relates to Trust and the Success of Your Club or Hotel

Written by: Monique MacKinnon Is it good to hug a tree? Yes! It has been proven that hugging a tree can benefit our mental and physical well-being. Since everything is about energy, can financial controllers positively influence their customers’ and…

ASK

ASK is not an acronym. ASK is what we need to do more. So many hospitality professionals arrive to their workplaces with enthusiasm and passion. We are proud of what we do and where we work. We have embraced the…