HITEC 2008 Housing Bureau Opens

  • Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP)
  • 01.31.08
The official housing bureau for the 2008 Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC®) is now accepting reservations.

HITEC 2008, a service of Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®), will be June 16-19 at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas.

Special rates have been negotiated at nine hotels located near the Austin Convention Center, where all official HITEC functions will take place. Reservations must be received at the HITEC 2008 Housing Bureau by May 15 to qualify for the discounted rate. Attendees are encouraged to reserve a hotel room soon, as rooms fill up quickly. A portion of the hotel room rate is used to cover convention expenses. For details, contact HFTP at attendee@hftp.org.

The HITEC 2008 official hotels include:

  • Courtyard by Marriott
  • Four Seasons (very limited availability)
  • Hampton Inn & Suites
  • Hilton Austin – headquarters hotel
  • Hyatt Regency*
  • Omni Austin Hotel Downtown*
  • Radisson Hotel & Suites*
  • Residence Inn by Marriott
  • Sheraton Austin Hotel*
* - Shuttle service to the Austin Convention Center will be provided from these properties. Only attendees staying within the HITEC room block will receive shuttle service passes.

All HITEC 2008 official hotels are located in downtown Austin close to live music, attractions, hot spots and dining. Known as “The Live Music Capital of the World,” Austin boasts a wide variety of entertainment with nearly 200 live music venues; superior golf courses, with Austin being the home of legendary golfers Harvey Penick, Ben Crenshaw and Tom Kite; a restaurant scene envied by cities twice its size; and home to the headquarters of HFTP. Austin is also home to the Texas state capitol, which measures 302 feet high, 14 feet higher than the nation’s capital in Washington, D.C.

To place your reservation or for more information, visit the Housing Bureau on the HITEC Web site. HITEC 2008 registration will be available online later this month. Those interested in registering now for HITEC can download the PDF registration form on the HITEC Web site.

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