This past year, Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) and Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) organized two gatherings of hospitality technology and marketing executives for an open discussion on the roles each group occupies within their organizations and how their responsibilities intersect.
Sluggish demand for overseas travel to the U.S. will sustain the trend of the country falling behind international travel growth worldwide, according to the latest forecast released by the U.S. Travel Association.
"Resilience and flexibility would be the two words I'd use to describe Accor's management style in the last financial downturn. We know rising tides float all boats, economically speaking, but it's in times of slowing growth that the true mettle of any leadership team is tested."
The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association (HSMAI) is thrilled to recognize the brightest minds in the hospitality industry with the 2019 HSMAI Top 25 Extraordinary Minds in Sales, Marketing, and Revenue Optimization.
HITEC Europe 2020 Announces Digital Transformation Author Lindsay Herbert as Keynote, Alongside a Leading Educational Program
Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®), producers of Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition & Conference (HITEC®), has released its educational lineup for 2020 HITEC Europe, including a keynote presentation from Lindsay Herbert author of Digital Transformation.
The Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) Foundation has raised significant support in its first months to enact its initial goals for hospitality research and scholarship programs.
Sustainability Hasn’t Translated into Travel Policies, But Is an Important Topic for Travel Managers
Sustainability is a hot topic, but it is one that has not translated into the overall corporate travel program, according to new research out today from the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) in partnership with SAP Concur.
The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association (HSMAI) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 HSMAI Lifetime Achievement Awards in marketing and public relations. Bjorn Hanson, Ph.D., will be honored with the Winthrop W.
Travel managers widely collaborate with their corporate stakeholders, according to research out today from the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), in partnership with BCD Travel. Most travel managers work together with stakeholders from finance/accounting (79 percent), human resources (66 percent), security/risk management (63 percent), C-level (61 percent), and legal/compliance (59 percent).
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"The hospitality industry is in the midst of what I call a Golden Age of Travel. As middle classes expand around the world, more people are traveling than ever, and they are craving unique, authentic experiences."
This week, HFTP and Shiji Group unveiled GX: Guest Experience Spotlight at HITEC Dubai's Opening Ceremony to an audience of hundreds of hoteliers.
Business travelers remain optimistic and sentiment remains strong despite economic headwinds in some parts of the world. Senior-level business travelers including senior/executive management (74 percent) and directors (77 percent) agree the health of the economy is excellent, according to the second wave of research out today from the GBTA Business Traveler Sentiment Index™ in partnership with RoomIt by CWT™, the hotel distribution division of CWT.