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  • New Global Directors Join the 2018-2019 HFTP Board

    The HFTP 2018-2019 Global Board of Directors was installed during the association's 2018 Annual Convention and introduces new directors Toni Bau, Carson Booth, CHTP and Mark Fancourt. These extensive director profiles give insight into the distinguished professions and personal goals of HFTP's newest association leaders.

  • Members Only: 2018 HFTP Compensation and Benefits Report

    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.

  • Primary Club Metrics

    Survey results identify which metrics are most often used to determine performance. By Agnes DeFranco, Ed.D., CHAE; Tanya Venegas, MBA, MHM, CHIA; and Amanda Belarmino

  • Introducing 'Your HFTP': An Updated Online Interface for HFTP Members

    HFTP is excited to announce the newly updated “Your HFTP” online account portal. “Your HFTP” allows you to successfully manage your HFTP membership online. This refreshed online interface looks and feels just like the HFTP website and (better yet) is mobile-responsive.

EHL Cocktails: 2019 edition

EHL Blog·17 April 2019
EHL's F&B outlets propose signature cocktails on a weekly basis. From classics to exclusive creations, discover the selection our students made.

EHL Human Touch: A discovery of Alumni around the world

EHL Blog·15 April 2019
How EHL studies have helped our alumni to create his business? Martin has always been an F&B enthusiast. Even before starting EHL he worked in different structures such as the Slovenian Tourism Board F&B Manager. Promoting the two things he cherishes the most, food and his home country.

What will the new EHL residence look like?

EHL Blog·15 April 2019
As you might have heard or noticed, EHL is undertaking many constructions to expand its campus by 2021. On today’s campus, there are around 550 beds, mostly hosting AP students, since living on campus is more convenient for them.

Planitswiss: An entrepreneur's Journey

EHL Blog· 8 April 2019
EHL Alumnus Michel Huguenin, co-founder & CEO of planitswiss and imavox Group (a corporate events & multimedia company with international operations on three continents), shares his tips on how to succeed as an entrepreneur.

EHL terminology: Speak like an EHL student

EHL Blog· 3 April 2019
As all schools and families, EHL has its own language. For EHL students, using this specific language is part of everyday life but for other people, some acronyms and names might ring no bell at all.

Instead of choosing a standard summer camp, why not explore an amazing hospitality experience?

EHL Blog·29 March 2019
When summer arrives, it’s pretty common for teens to find themselves bored. After all, without school to fill so much time, there are simply too many hours in the day just to play games and watch TV. Plus, many kids find that their friends are vacationing so there may not be opportunities to hang out.

Experience the world of EHL through the eyes of the young brazilian actress: Fernanda Concon

EHL Blog·18 March 2019
A few months ago, we welcomed the young Brazilian actress Fernanda Concon to EHL. She experienced the campus, took some sample classes, discovered Lausanne and spoke to our Alumni.

6 tips on how to take efficient notes in university?

EHL Blog·13 March 2019
University level courses are designed to pack a lot of information into a short period of time. There's not enough time during class to fully absorb everything. That's why it's important to take efficient and well-organized notes. We've compiled the top 6 tips to help you take effective notes that will help you succeed in college.

Top 10 Study Abroad Countries in Europe - 2019 Rankings

EHL Blog·10 March 2019
In survey of over 20,000 international students, most told them that, when deciding where to study abroad, one chooses the country first over a university or specific type of program.

Introweek at EHL

EHL Blog· 8 March 2019
Find out about the first week at EHL. How is the reception of new students? What do they do during the Introweek? Watch the videos of our last Introweeks to slip into the shoes of our students as they start their exciting journey at EHL.

2019 Compilation: Best Hotel Management School Rankings

EHL Blog· 6 March 2019
There are a myriad of factors to consider when determining where to get your degree in Hospitality Management. When you first begin your search, it can be overwhelming as there are many schools across the globe that offer education for the hospitality industry.

Growing travelling population shaping the future of the hospitality world

EHL Blog·18 February 2019
Demographics and growing economies are changing the shape of future travelers in the world. What factors is the future of hospitality looking to deal with?

Top 10 Study Abroad Countries in the World - 2019 Rankings

EHL Blog·15 February 2019
In survey of over 20,000 international students, most told them that, when deciding where to study abroad, one chooses the country first over a university or specific type of program.

20 hidden secrets about chocolate

EHL Blog·13 February 2019
Chocolate is more than a familiar product: affordable and consumed worldwide, it is today part of our daily alimentation. But a few centuries ago, the “Food of Gods” was a very luxurious and singular product.

The Berceau des Sens Receives its Michelin star

EHL Blog· 6 February 2019
The Michelin Guide has awarded a star to the Berceau des Sens, Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne's training restaurant. Already holding the highest Gault & Millau rating for an educational restaurant, the establishment was awarded this Michelin star, the ultimate culinary distinction, while EHL Group is in a healthy growth phase.

Have you heard of the word "Digital Detox"?

EHL Blog· 5 February 2019
Digital Detox, a combination of 'digital' (referring to digital devices of the modern society, such as smart phones, computers, and laptops) and 'detox' (meaning removal of toxic substances from a living organism) is a newly created, trending concept of removing digital exposure from daily life in order to prevent digital addiction.

Swiss hospitality market news by CNNmoney Switzerland

EHL Blog· 3 February 2019
The Swiss hotel industry has been forced to grapple with global warming and one way it has dealt with the issue has been to rethink autumn travel. Peter Kämpfer, the new general manager of the five-star Victoria-Jungfrau Grand Hotel & Spa in Interlaken, says that extending the summer season is also key.

Creamy black rice risotto, powdered porcini and truffle

EHL Blog· 1 February 2019
Vegan food was the fastest growing culinary trend of 2018 as the world is embracing compassionate eating - for animals, human health, and the environment.

The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts (RACA) becomes an Associate member of Ecole hoteliere de Lausanne's (EHL) Certified Schools network.

EHL Blog·30 January 2019
The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts (RACA) signed an advisory agreement with Lausanne Hospitality Consulting (LHC), the advisory services branch of EHL Group, on the 5th of December 2018 at the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts campus in Amman, Jordan.

Hospitality: An industry of entrepreneurs

EHL Blog·28 January 2019
Have you ever dreamed of running your own business? If so, hospitality may be the right field for you.

Caramelized Pork: EHL students R&D adapted recipe

EHL Blog·27 January 2019
During their first semester, EHL students participate in a research and development (R&D) class, where they are asked to revisit a recipe.

Exploring Lausanne in one day

EHL Blog·26 January 2019
I hope the articles I have posted so far have woken your interest in exploring the wonders of Switzerland and, in particular, the Lausanne region. If so, get inspired below by my suggestions on how to get the most out of a short trip to our beautiful lakeside city.

Boost your grades with these 10 weird study tricks

EHL Blog·24 January 2019
Regardless of how well you pay attention during class, it's what you do outside of class that can make or break your grades in college. There are a lot of study tips you have probably heard several times before, such as take notes and don't cram. While those study tips and habits are beneficial, we've compiled a list of ten study tricks that may seem a bit odd, but really work.

10 non-alcoholic drinks for university night out

EHL Blog·22 January 2019
It’s Saturday night and your friends are all going out for a night on the town. You are the deisgnated driver but that doesn't mean that you should miss out on all the fun! Here are ten ideas for drinks to order that are a step up from a “regular” soft drink.

5 simple ways to start a presentation

EHL Blog·18 January 2019
Giving presentations is a big part of the college experience. Teachers assign this project as a learning process because it may often be necessary in the workplace too. After all, 70% of workersstatethat presentation skills are important for career success. As a student, it can be challenging to put together a presentation because it often seems like every student in the class winds up with nearly identical results.

Harnessing the power of storytelling in restaurants

EHL Blog·16 January 2019
“If used well, stories can stick in the customer’s mind, much longer than a memory of a bite of food, or a glass of wine.” Funnily enough, I’d like to start with a story. Years ago, I went to a restaurant in a suburb of Glasgow. An unassuming, 40-seater, tucked in between a Sainsbury’s and a kebab shop. To this day, I remember, and cherish that meal as one of the best restaurant experiences I have had.


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