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  • Countdown to Opportunity: The Club & Hotel Controllers Conference 2018

    Written By: Laura Resco, official event guest blogger for the HFTP Club and Hotel Controllers Conference 2018 - One of the most important jobs of a graduate student is to produce original research that furthers the existing knowledge within an industry.

  • 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

  • Controllers, Drive Your Professional Development: Attend CHCC 2018

    Club and hotel controllers: Do not miss the opportunity to get behind the wheel and take control of your own professional development. The Club and Hotel Controllers Conference (CHCC) — co-located with the world’s largest hospitality technology show HITEC® Houston at the George R.

  • Job Description Template: Club Accounting Positions

    The HFTP Americas Research Center has developed example job descriptions for club accounting positions. The process involved reviewing sample job descriptions, and compiling the information into standardized job descriptions.

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Hotel Industry Commits $75,000 Grant for LA Opportunity Youth Training

Hotel Online·19 July 2018
The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) and the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation (AHLEF), in partnership with the California Hotel & Lodging Association (CHLA), Hotel Association of Los Angeles and Grads of Life, a national nonprofit, today celebrated the first graduating class of 27 local youth who received training in a hospitality industry program with local community-based organizations LeadersUp and iFoster.
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Ian Schrager With Marriott International Opens The Bodrum EDITION Overlooking the Aegean Sea

Hotel Online·19 July 2018
From the next chapter in the growing EDITION legacy comes Ian Schrager’s latest visionary concept: The Bodrum EDITION. Schrager, in partnership with Marriott International, acts to redefine the contemporary luxury hotel experience with his expanding global influence.
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IHG Partners and TSUKADA GLOBAL HOLDINGS to Debut Kimpton Brand in Japan With 2020 Opening of Kimpton Tokyo Shinjuku

Hotel Online·19 July 2018
Travelers to Tokyo looking for the ultimate boutique hotel experience will have their wishes granted in 2020 with the opening of Kimpton® Tokyo Shinjuku by IHG and TSUKADA GLOBAL HOLDINGS Inc.
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Flagship Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Slated for October 2018 Opening on Gulf of Papagayo in Costa Rica

Hotel Online·19 July 2018
An iconic lifestyle brand born of the 1990’s, Planet Hollywood is excited to announce its foray into the all-inclusive space with with its first resort, Planet Hollywood Beach Resort, slated to open October 1, 2018 on the Gulf of Papagayo Gulf in Costa Rica’s Guanacaste province.
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BENCHMARK(r) Appoints Keith McManis as Director of Sales & Marketing for The Essex - Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa

Hotel Online·19 July 2018
BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, has appointed Keith McManis director of sales and marketing for The Essex - Vermont’s Culinary Resort & Spa and a Gemstone Collection property located minutes from Burlington, Vermont. Nic Barger, Benchmark’s general manager at the resort, made the announcement.
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Salamander Hotels & Resorts Appoints Darin Riggio as Director of Sales and Marketing at Reunion Resort, Central Florida

Hotel Online·19 July 2018
Salamander Hotels & Resorts, the luxury hotel company founded by Sheila Johnson, has appointed Darin Riggio as director of sales and marketing at Reunion Resort, Central Florida’s premier vacation destination. Riggio will oversee the Orlando property’s sales and marketing strategies, including driving business, revenue and overall brand awareness to the resort.
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Almanac Hotels Appoints Stefan Ludwig as Two Key Roles in Vienna

Hotel Online·19 July 2018
Almanac Hotels is proud to announce and welcome Stefan Ludwig in two key roles for the group. He will serve as Executive Director of Sales and Marketing for Almanac Hotels and as Pre-Opening Director of Sales & Marketing for Almanac Vienna.
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AHLA Reacts to New York City Passing Strong Short-Term Rental Ordinance

Hotel Online·19 July 2018
The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) president and CEO Katherine Lugar today issued the following statement in response to new short-term rental legislation passed unanimously by the New York City Council to bring strong platform accountability to the home sharing market.
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Tampa Lodging Market: Cause for Optimism

Hotel Online·19 July 2018
Ever since it was first settled and incorporated as a tiny village back in 1849, Tampa’s population has shown a remarkably consistent growth trajectory with its subtropical climate, affordability, and robust local economy continuing to attract new residents from far and wide.
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West Belmont Place in Leesburg, Virginia Announces '$99 Just In Time'

Hotel Online·18 July 2018
West Belmont Place Event Center at The National Conference Center is pleased to announce a unique day meeting package for weekday and weekend dates through the end of the year. According to a survey published by the Meetings Mean Business Coalition, executives believe in-person meetings are important to their businesses, beneficial to operations and critical to career development. As a result, corporate leaders are making in-person meetings a financial priority and report increasing investment in face-to-face meetings.
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Fewer Americans Consider Traveling to Cuba This Year

Hotel Online·18 July 2018
Two years after the easing of travel restrictions to Cuba for Americans, an annual survey* by leading travel insurance provider Allianz Global Assistance reveals that fewer people are interested in taking a trip to the island nation than before—and that there is lingering confusion surrounding the current travel policy.
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Hard Rock International Partners With Tifco Limited for New 120-Room Hard Rock Hotel Dublin Set to Open in 2020

Hotel Online·18 July 2018
With a presence in more than 70 countries across the globe, Hard Rock International is expanding its hotel portfolio to Ireland, announcing plans to open Hard Rock Hotel Dublin in 2020. Working in collaboration with Tifco Limited, one of Ireland's largest hotel companies, the highly-anticipated opening of Hard Rock's first hotel in Ireland will shine a light on the musical vibrancy of the destination, past and present.
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The Woodlands Resort Appoints Ryan Adams as General Manager

Hotel Online·18 July 2018
The Woodlands® Resort, a sprawling retreat located 30 miles north of Downtown Houston, announces the appointment of Ryan Adams as General Manager. Drawing upon nearly two decades of experience in the luxury hospitality sector throughout the U.S., Adams oversees all day-to-day operations of The Woodlands Resort, including accommodations, food and beverage outlets, guest services, as well as wide array of recreational programs.
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The Singh Company Plans Early 2019 Opening of 199*Room Isla Bella Beach Resort on Knights Key in Marathon, Florida

Hotel Online·18 July 2018
A new era of luxury accommodations will debut in the Florida Keys in early 2019 with the opening of Isla Bella Beach Resort. Located on Knights Key in Marathon, Florida, at the threshold of the iconic Seven Mile Bridge, Isla Bella will be the crown jewel of developer Pritam Singh & The Singh Company's hospitality portfolio, the culmination of over thirty years of real estate and hospitality development in the Florida Keys.
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Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Expands in Ontario With Addition of 289-Room Casino Rama Resort

Hotel Online·18 July 2018
Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited ("Gateway") has signed a 23-year Casino Operating and Services Agreement (COSA) with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation ("OLG"). Gateway has purchased the assets of the Central Gaming Bundle and entered into leases for Casino Rama Resort on Chippewas of Rama First Nation's Lands and OLG Slots at Georgian Downs in Innisfil. Gateway will take over the day-to-day operations of these sites effective today. The expansion into central Ontario represents the next exciting chapter in Gateway's successful growth strategy and also allows for the construction of a planned new casino in the Wasaga Beach/Collingwood area.
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Suning Group Opens 318-Room Hyatt Regency Zhenjiang in East China's Jiangsu Province Led by General Manager Irwin Bao

Hotel Online·18 July 2018
Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today the opening of Hyatt Regency Zhenjiang in East China’s Jiangsu province. Set atop the East Tower of Suning Plaza, the highest skyscraper in Zhenjiang, the 318-room Hyatt Regency hotel is set to provide travelers and locals alike with a fresh perspective of the city by providing an energizing place to connect with the very best of Zhenjiang.
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BENCHMARK(r) Appoints Jon Conching as Director of Sales and Marketing for Turtle Bay Resort, Oahu

Hotel Online·18 July 2018
BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, has appointed Jon Conching director of sales and marketing for Turtle Bay Resort. The Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property is located on Oahu’s legendary North Shore. Jerry Gibson, Benchmark’s vice president and managing director for the resort, made the announcement.
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Radisson Hospitality AB Signs New 160-Room Radisson Blu Hotel, Prague in Czech Republic

Hotel Online·18 July 2018
Radisson Hospitality AB, publicly listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, Sweden, and part of Radisson Hotel Group™, is proud to announce the signing of the new Radisson Blu Hotel, Prague in Czech Republic. The upper upscale branded hotel will complement our Park Inn Hotel Prague – a city that is consistently ranked as one of the top 10 destinations in the world.
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Starwood Capital Group and Cycas Hospitality Open 319-Key Residence Inn by Marriott London Kensington

Hotel Online·18 July 2018
Marriott International, Inc. has announced the opening of Residence Inn by Marriott London Kensington, the largest property in the extended-stay brand’s European portfolio.
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New Orleans' Le Pavillon Hotel Appoints Parker Sams as General Manger

Hotel Online·18 July 2018
Le Pavillon Hotel – a landmark gem located in the heart of New Orleans, blending the glamour of its storied history and curated décor with the allure of its modern design – welcomes Parker Sams as General Manager. Drawing on more than a decade of hospitality experience, Sams will direct all operations of the historic, remodeled 226-room hotel, elevating service standards and enhancing the renowned guest experience at Le Pavillon Hotel.
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Staying Aware of New Housekeeping Legislation

Hotel Online·18 July 2018
The housekeeping department more often than not represents the heart of a hotel’s operations as a clean room is an essential part of guest service delivery. Moreover, it’s backbreaking work with wages that aren’t exceedingly high, while the room attendants themselves can be put in compromising situations as they roam the corridors by themselves.
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Nobody Asked Me, But... No. 199: Hotel History: Fanciful Prediction, Definition of 'Turnpike', The Pineapple as a Symbol of Hospitality, Hokusai, the Great Japanese Printmaker

Hotel Online·18 July 2018
In the September 1912 issue of American Homes & Gardens, futurist Harold D. Eberlein presented his predictions of the impact of air travel on American cities. Eberlein foresaw a proliferation of roof gardens on top of large hotels to provide pleasing views for guests. He also predicted that travelers could expect to find “clerks and bellboys posted on the top floor ready to attend to the immediate wants of tourists who have just arrived by airplane.
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HFTP Charters Three New Global Chapters and Expands Student Chapter Networks

Hotel Online·18 July 2018
Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) is excited to announce that three new, local chapters have recently been chartered: HFTP Greater Louisville Chapter, HFTP New York University Student Chapter and HFTP Kansas State University Student Chapter. HFTP chapters provide a wide array of benefits to an association's membership — not the least of which is the collaborative building of knowledge and camaraderie among local and like-minded industry professionals.
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San Francisco'S Storied Hotel Triton Launches Multi-Million Dollar Renovation to Be Completed by October 2018

Hotel Online·17 July 2018
Hotel Triton announces its multi-million-dollar property renovation and redesign today, along with all new branding. Located at the center of the Grant Avenue shopping corridor – just steps away from the Financial District and Union Square – the historic boutique hotel entrusted Hospitality Design Awards winner Liubasha Rose of creative firm Rose Ink Workshop to oversee the design overhaul and transformation of the brand.
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Aliz Group and Crescent Hotels & Resorts Plan Fall Debut of Flagship Aliz Hotel Times Square in New York City

Hotel Online·17 July 2018
When Aliz Hotel Times Square opens this fall, it will not only become one of the tallest hotels in NYC, but will set a new tone for modern lifestyle hotel brands with an emphasis on ‘bringing the joy back to travel.’ Aliz is a new independent boutique brand that will debut its flagship property at 310 West 40th Street.
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Club Med Cancun Yucatan Doubles the Size of Aguamarina With the Addition of 60 New Oceanfront Family Rooms

Hotel Online·17 July 2018
Club Med today unveiled an expansion to the family-centric Aguamarina concept at its all-inclusive resort in Cancún, Mexico. As the pioneer of the all-inclusive, Club Med continues to build on its foundation of family-friendly vacations that accommodate all travelers. With the new expansion at Club Med Cancún Yucatán, the Aguamarina family oasis area is now more than double the size and offers new experiences and accommodations for family memories that last a lifetime.

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