Guest Bloggers Are Important for Information Sharing, Advancing the Industry

As an educational association, HFTP’s core purpose is “to lead and advance the hospitality profession by providing a forum for continuous learning and knowledge sharing.” The HFTP Connect blog furthers this purpose by collecting the latest research, expert guidance and different perspectives on hospitality and technology trends, best practices and…

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 empower yourself through professional development. Many organizations have stepped up…

Join HFTP Global’s LinkedIn Group to Continue the Conversation Online

When you are an HFTP member, you instantly become part of a global network that includes thousands of your fellow hospitality financial and technology professionals. Do you want to know how other people in the industry are doing things? Do you have a question that would best be answered by…

HITEC Europe Returns to Stunning Mallorca, Spain in April 2020

It is officially December — and while many are dreaming of a white Christmas, HFTP also dreams of an iridescent spring, when HITEC Europe 2020 returns to Palma, Mallorca, Spain. Azure waters. Limestone mountains. Historic villages. These are just a few choice phrases to describe Mallorca, where business and leisure will…

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 for your employees who receive the extra training; it can also have fantastic return on investment (ROI) for your business….

Mallorca, Spain Was Exemplary Host for International Conference, HITEC Europe 2019

AN INTERVIEW WITH THE HITEC® EUROPE ADVISORY COUNCIL CHAIR Hundreds of hospitality professionals from all across Europe and beyond convened in the beautiful Spanish island city of Palma, Mallorca, Spain for HITEC Europe 2019. Produced by HFTP, HITEC Europe 2019 was an overwhelming success. It was held April 9–11, 2019…

The Path to Certification: Take the Next Step in Your Career with the CHAE and CHTP

A professional certification is a measurable indicator of knowledge and training in your field. It is also a valuable investment of your time and resources towards better career opportunities. If you are a hospitality finance or technology professional, you can increase your confidence, demonstrate your industry expertise and impress current and future…

Outsourcing Cybersecurity and Contracts

For many companies in the hospitality space running smaller operations, having a full-time IT person on staff may not be an option. Other companies may have an IT manager on staff, but outsource the cybersecurity responsibilities to a company that specifically focuses on the increasing dangers pertaining to cyber threats….

Success in the Sunshine State: Highlights from HFTP’s 2018 Florida Regional Conference

The beautiful Sarasota Westin Hotel — with its bright white facade, multitudinous windows and stunning rooftop pool area — made a very picturesque setting for the 2018 HFTP Florida Regional Conference, which took place July 25–27, 2018. Approximately 145 attendees made their way to Sarasota, Florida last week to enjoy education,…

Meet HFTP’s Newest Chartered Chapters

Chapters provide a wide array of benefits to an association’s membership — not the least of which is the collaborative building of knowledge and camaraderie among local and like-minded industry professionals. HFTP is excited to announce that three new local chapters have recently been chartered, to include: The Greater Louisville chapter in…