Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP)

HFTP LogoHFTP is the professional non profit association for financial and IT personnel working in hotels, resorts, clubs, casinos, restaurants, and other hospitality-related businesses. The association provides continuing education and networking opportunities thousands of members and stakeholders globally. HFTP also administers the examination and awards the certification for the Certified Hospitality Accountant Executive (CHAE) and the Certified Hospitality Technology Professional (CHTP) designations. HFTP was founded in 1952 as the National Association of Hospitality Accountants. HFTP owns and produces several global products including the Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference, HITEC,, HFTP Club Summit, HFTP Club Forum, and the Uniform System of Accounting for the Lodging Industry (USALI). HFTP has offices in Austin, Texas, USA, Hong Kong, SAR,, and Dubai, U.A.E.
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Authors (12)

Hassan Sameer Al Sayegh

M.B.A. Student (HFTP) Scholar

John B. Reyna

HFTP Guest Blogger

Fergus Boyd

Hospitality Consultant

Shan Shan Chien

Master’s student from Thailand pursuing the Master of Science in Global Hospitality Business program

Neil Foster

Hospitality Technology Executive & HFTP Global Secretary

Alvaro Hidalgo

Managing Director, FIRST LOGIC Consulting - Chair HFTP´s GDPR Task Force

Jennifer Jones

HFTP Guest Blogger

Varun Khanna

Research Scholar with the HFTP Middle East Research Center

Nutthaphat Poolworaluk

Masters Student - MSc in Global Hospitality Business

Tanya Venegas

Executive director and HFTP Fellow at the HFTP Research Institute

Frank Wolfe

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at HFTP

Lyle Worthington

Technology Executive and Consultant & Past President of HFTP Global