It has been an exciting first year for the HFTP Foundation. Between frenzied fundraising and planning a packed docket of upcoming research for 2020, research staff have certainly had their hands full.
At the ocean-inspired Annual Tribute to Success at the HFTP 2019 Annual Convention, newly-installed HFTP Global President Michael Levie spoke about what to expect from HFTP in 2020, outlining his vision for the association for the next year and beyond.
Data security remains a pressing concern and top priority for the hospitality industry. The HFTP Research Centers are dedicated to producing findings that can significantly aid hospitality businesses in their efforts to protect their guests’ privacy and personal information against potential cyber threats and attacks.
By Tanya Venegas, MBA, MHM, CHIA. Results to the biannual survey conducted by Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP). Information includes data on compensation and benefits trends for finance and technology professionals in the club and lodging industries.
Cult Wines · 18 Sep
For both casual and avid wine drinkers alike, tasting notes are an important barometer in gauging how likely one is to enjoy that particular wine. While the memory of tasting wines may last for several days, when you frequently taste many wines in a short period of time, they can be hard to accurately remember down to the last detail. Of course, the best and worst wines almost always stick out, but the vast majority of wines fall somewhere in between. This is why it's important to take useful tasting notes.
HotStats Limited · 17 Sep
With COVID-19 slicing into hotel profit, cutting food costs is more important than ever—especially with so many hotels now relying on food and beverage (F&B) services to meet guest expectations.
SevenRooms F&B Blog · 16 Sep
In April 2020, SevenRooms CEO Joel Montaniel had the opportunity to sit down (virtually) with former Yum! Brands CEO Greg Creed to discuss what it ta
Jumeirah · 15 Sep
Michael Ellis, Jumeirah's new Chief Culinary Officer (CCO), is a leading figure in the food and drink industry. He joins us from the prestigious Mich
SevenRooms F&B Blog · 14 Sep
Want to learn how you can maximize revenue this NFL season through creative restaurant marketing ideas? We've got you covered! Football season offici
Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) · 13 Sep
Hailing from the head table of the embassy, the new chef at the Berceau des Sens, Cedric Bourassin, has acquired a unique experience which he shares
The Japan Times · 13 Sep
Forget menus, napkin colors and floor plans. When chef Shinya Otsuchihashi began preparing to open his first hotel restaurant three years ago, he foc
Knowingli · 10 Sep
We now find ourselves passing the half-way mark of 2020, and it's been a wild ride. Surely, an unexpected one, but nonetheless, the 'unprecedented times' ushered in by the COVID-19 pandemic have become our certain reality (at least, for now). And although global circumstances have presented no shortage of challenges of both the economic and personal variety, they have also provided us with an inspiring takeaway: pressure makes diamonds. Or, in this case, a pandemic breeds innovation.Despite the strain felt by countless industries and brands over the last five months, the COVID-19 era has acted as a catalyst to the creation of some incredible, imaginative business concepts. The latest to capture our attention?
RoomOrders, Inc. · 10 Sep
A friend of mine who is high up in the finance world said congratulations to me the other day. He said he noticed in the media that RoomOrders appeared to be doing well in these dire circumstances and that he takes his hat off to me.
Hotel Mogel Consulting Limited · 10 Sep
In the midst of the summer of COVID, most patrons relish the chance to comfortably eat outside on a restaurant patio, all adequately physically distanced from other customers. Barring a few staunch objectors, others who would prefer to be seated indoors can empathize with the present state of affairs and bite the bullet.
SevenRooms F&B Blog · 9 Sep
Is your restaurant ready to make the transition from takeaway only to outdoor dining? Get ready to encounter a new contactless ordering process, prop
EHL · 9 Sep
With the exponential growth of the beer industry in Switzerland over the past decade, beer tourism has emerged as a tourist activity in its own right across many cantons. Craft breweries showcasing their beer together with local members of the community have set up beer hiking tours where tourists walk around stunning Swiss landscapes, tasting local beers, meeting local brewers and enjoying the local food. Highly attractive to beer aficionados, beer tourism is becoming an interesting experiential activity in Switzerland where tourists combine leisure and discovery.
Swiss Education Group · 9 Sep
César Ritz Colleges Switzerland (CRCS), a member of Swiss Education Group, the largest private hospitality educator in Switzerland, has signed a stra
EHL · 7 Sep
Have you just landed in Lausanne and want to get to know the best local eateries? Or perhaps you're already familiar with the city but looking for in
cnbc.com · 7 Sep
The coronavirus pandemic is spurring on a growing number of restaurant chains to build restaurants with new bells and whistles focused on convenience
Hotel Mogel Consulting Limited · 7 Sep
An age-old expression that any good chef knows is that people also eat with their eyes. As any manager who runs a successful cocktail bar can also attest, the same is true for beverages, and we can apply this principle to enhance wine sales.
SevenRooms F&B Blog · 5 Sep
Believe it or not, Labor Day Weekend 2020 is here, closing out one of the most unusual summers in recent history. After several months of stay-at-hom
SevenRooms F&B Blog · 4 Sep
At the start of 2020, many restaurants had to temporarily stop on-premise dining to slow the spread of COVID-19. Now, as they reopen with capacity li
cnbc.com · 4 Sep
Burger King on Thursday revealed two new restaurant designs that offer a totally "touchless" experience, along with solar panels, conveyor belts that
Shiji · 3 Sep
Staying ahead in the competitive world of hospitality is already tough, let alone while recovering from a global pandemic. 65% of point-of-sale (POS)
Bartech, the leader in automatic minibar solutions for the global hospitality industry, has partnered with the Mohegan Sun Casino & Resort to impleme
Apicbase · 1 Sep
StoreKit is the first UK reseller to earn a certification for the recently launched Apicbase reseller programme. StoreKit's hospitality customers now
EHL · 31 Aug
Restaurant Managers ensure restaurants run smoothly and efficiently. They seek to provide customers with pleasant dining experiences that live up to
As consumers increasingly demand to know the nutritional value of what they eat and drink, European food production companies and large-scale caterer
EHL · 28 Aug
From the local snack bar to the gastronomic restaurant serving culinary delights, the food and beverage industry is plentiful in diversity. This broa
The Brookings Institution · 28 Aug
For many American businesses, the COVID-19 pandemic has morphed from a temporary break from “normal” into a protracted struggle for economic survival