Author Bio

Frank Wolfe

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at HFTP

Frank I. Wolfe, CAE is CEO of Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP), which produces the largest hospitality technology conference in the world – HITEC (Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference). Mr. Wolfe joined HFTP in 1991 and has been at the helm since 1994. At that time, he was one of the youngest association CEOs in North America. In 2000, Mr. Wolfe was honored by Lodging Magazine by being included in the “75 Profiles in Leadership” edition, a who’s who of 75 individuals who have made major contributions to the hospitality industry. In 2002, Mr. Wolfe received the HFTP Paragon Award for his significant and lasting contributions to HFTP and the hospitality industry. In 2010 he was recognized as a "Technology Trailblazer" by Hotel Business Magazine. In June 2011, Mr. Wolfe was inducted into the International Hospitality Technology Hall of Fame for his leadership with various hospitality technology projects, as well as assisting in educating the industry, over the past 20 years.

Articles by Frank Wolfe (7)

Get into the blue ocean

What makes your hotel stand out? The secret to success in today's complex hospitality industry lies in the answer to that question, writes HFTP CEO Frank Wolfe. Many times it seems that the only thing that distinguishes one property from another is the sign on the front of the ...

Introducing the GHACP

a tool that uses cutting-edge technology to provide users a way to compare global accounting practices. Delivered as an interactive web site, the GHACP is a searchable database of detailed operating financial reporting practices used at lodging properties around the world, along ...

Tribute to HFTP Global Past President, Fred Beck, CHAE

Fred joined HFTP (then the National Association of Hospitality Accountants) as a very young man. During his 40 years of HFTP membership, he served on many committees, task forces, office moves, and even governed during the then contentious name change to our current HFTP. These ...

Safety in your hotel is about communication

In doing so, I went online and found that the average time it takes to pick a home lock is between 5 and 30 seconds, which I thought was pretty fast! Anyone with a credit card that will work can buy a nice set of lock picks that vary from $5 to $300. (Although one website insisted ...