Bid for Good in the HFTP Foundation Silent Auction

Stumped on gift ideas for this holiday season? Look no further: From now until October 25, the online HFTP Foundation Silent Auction has a spectacular assortment of coveted items waiting to be claimed — from stunning jewelry pieces to hotel stays around the world. Proceeds will benefit the HFTP Foundation, which serves to…

Sold! HFTP Helps 2018 Silent Auction, Special Event Raise More Than $12,000 for Education

HFTP netted more than $12,000 in support of hospitality, finance and technology education through a silent auction and special event that took place at the HFTP 2018 Annual Convention last month. The HFTP Helps program raises money each year for a local charity in the Annual Convention’s host city and…

Hospitality Students Talk Trends, Challenges and Endless Possibilities in Today’s Industry

Ariel and Melissa are both college students studying hospitality at the Rochester Institute of Technology, as well as members of their local HFTP student chapter and were volunteers at HITEC 2018 in Houston, Texas this past June. They have provided an inside look into what it is like to study…

The Importance of Academic Scholarships: Investing in Future Hospitality Leaders

Written By: Susan Savkov It is considered a commonly known reality that a college education can be a valuable gateway to a higher salary, an increased likelihood of employment, better job security, and even greater job satisfaction. Most people would say that a college degree is more crucial now than ever before…

HFTP Career Development – A Never Ending Story

Written By: Aditya Prabaswara A file came to my desk, “a handover file,” with the details for the next program I was to handle for The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto. As a meetings and events manager, it is just part of my day-to-day job – however, when I saw the name of the…

HFTP Jamaica Gathers for the 9th Annual Conference

I was sitting at a table this past October at the HFTP Leadership Summit, looking to meet people I didn’t already know. Who could I learn from? Who looked exciting and full of ideas? In walked three beautiful ladies. I stood up, smiled and waved them over. “Hi, I’m Jessica….