GDPR in Hospitality: Vendor Compliance Query Template Available to Industry

Written by: Lucinda Hart, CAE, MBA and Carl Weldon, FIH, FHOSPA As a professional association, Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) created a group of hospitality industry experts to develop hospitality-specific guidelines to assist with preparation for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance.  The HFTP Hospitality DPO/GDPR Task Force and…

Will Blockchain Technology put Airbnb, Expedia and Priceline Out of Business?

Last month at HITEC Toronto, it would seem that HFTP put Blockchain Technology (BT) right in the middle of hospitality’s radar. After some well-received education sessions and an announcement by HFTP that an industry taskforce on the subject was being organized, the “blockchain buzz” began in earnest. Here are some…

Input Requested: It’s Time to Revisit HFTP’s Chapter Structure

Continuity gives us roots; change gives us branches, letting us stretch and grow and reach new heights. —Pauline R. Kezer With the idea of keeping our roots strong, but recognizing that we need to change to have HFTP’s branches reach around the globe, the recent HFTP Leadership Strategy Summit concentrated significant time…

Disptaches from HFTP Global – Leadership Strategy Summit

  What happens when 50 passionate HFTP leaders get in a room to discuss HFTP’s future? You get a lot of opinions, a lot of discussion and a lot of direction. Led by Cindy Estis Green, HFTP held the Leadership Strategy Summit in Dallas last week to discuss the mega issues…