Summary of Social Distancing Technologies in Hotels: What Are Our Guests Telling Us?

Written by: Agnes DeFranco, Ed.D., CHAE, CHE, CHIA, CAHTA and Cristian Morosan, Ph.D., MSc, CHTP The current COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented challenges for many economic sectors. One of the most highly impacted industry by the pandemic is the hospitality industry. And as we have progressed through this worldwide crisis,…

Survey Shows Areas of Agreement, Improvement for USALI Future Editions

The AH&LA Financial Management Committee (FMC) conducted a survey on the Uniform System of Accounts for the Lodging Industry (USALI) earlier this year, specifically focusing on issues that merit further discussion by the FMC. Revisions to the USALI are overseen by the FMC, a majority of which are also HFTP members. Robert Mandelbaum is…

2018 HFTP Compensation & Benefits Survey Report

HFTP Compensation and Benefits Report: 2018 Data on Hospitality Staffing and Compensation

The 2018 HFTP Compensation and Benefits Survey was released this summer and made available to HFTP members. This is a biannual report that was developed to provide information on salaries and benefits, and to give an ongoing profile of accounting, finance and technology professionals in the hospitality industry. The history…

Club Management Around the World

Golf is truly a global game, which continues to grow in popularity. Most people recognize Scotland as the birthplace of golf, but there are arguments that the origin of golf can actually be traced back to China around 943 A.D. Scholars have found records and paintings of a game called…

HFTP Finance Members Sound Off On Benefits

Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) is a very dynamic organization that represents what has arguably become the two most important segments of hospitality: finance and technology. Unlike the days when “finance” was someone who wore sleeve garters and “technology” was someone who knew how to “z” out the cash register, our…

Bi-annual HFTP Compensation & Benefits Survey Released

Results of the 2012 HFTP Compensation & Benefits Survey are available. In addition to providing basic compensation and benefits information such as salaries, bonuses and retirement plans; the survey digs a little deeper by analyzing other various factors such as certifications, property characteristics, and demographic information. This information can be…

[Survey] Help Provide Compensation and Benefits Data

Do you ever wonder if you should be making more money for all the hours of hard work you put into your job? The 2012 Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals Compensation and Benefits Survey aims to capture the current salary and benefits information for finance and technology related positions. The…

What are Your Club Technology Priorities?

HFTP and the National Club Association (NCA) have joined together to create a Technology Task Force. The group’s mission is to provide a resource for club professionals to search for current and applicable information regarding technology trends, solutions and planning. The initial endeavor of the task force is to produce…

USALI Survey Results Indicate Items That Need Updating

The USALI (Uniform System of Accounts for the Lodging Industry) has long been an important financial reporting guide within the lodging industry. As the industry’s business practices change, of course updates to the USALI follow. In March, the HFTP Research Institute distributed a survey pertaining to the current edition of…

HFTP Research Institute Launches Golf Pro Compensation Survey

Designing compensation plans can be a challenge for any position, but golf pro compensation tends to be even more complex.  The HFTP Research Institute has designed a survey to determine compensation benchmarks for golf professionals and other golf staff.  This survey covers items such as: Salary Benefits Certifications Lesson revenues…