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HFTP to Discuss USALI and Specialized Hospitality Resources at HOSPACE 2015

  • Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP)
  • 11.24.15
Leaders from Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP) will be presenting on topics such as accounting practices and technology at HOSPACE 2015.

In addition, they will demonstrate HFTP’s new hospitality-specific search site: Pineapplesearch.com. HOSPACE 2015 is November 26 at the Sofitel London Heathrow in London. It is a one-day annual conference and exhibition hosted by HOSPA which is one of the U.K.'s leading educational organizations for professionals involved in financial management, revenue management and IT within the hospitality industry.

HOSPACE 2015 will enable U.K. and international delegates to get an informed and cutting-edge view from an international line-up of inspirational experts – all icons in their own field – about the latest key financial, revenue and IT management issues and developments; as well as the commercial aspects that connect these together to maximize profitability and create value. HFTP representatives will participate in this year's event in the educational program and exhibition.

HFTP Global President Arlene Ramirez, CHAE, CHE, CHIA, MBA, principal for ADR Hospitality Consulting, will present the following workshops:

USALI Long and Winding Road: This session will provide a brief overview of the changes made in the 11th Revised Edition of the Uniform System of Accounts for the Lodging Industry (USALI); as well as, insight on how the changes are being implemented and interpreted by major hospitality companies.

Global Hospitality Accounting Common Practices (GHACP) – Making Sense of the Numbers: This session details HFTP’s  GHACP database which provides comparisons of how full service hotels around the world structure their management accounts.

In addition, HFTP global board director Michael Levie, CEO of Citizen M Hotels, will be interviewed by Andrew Sangster founder of Hotel Analyst in a general session.

Also as part of the day’s events, HFTP’s Pineapplesearch.com will make its European debut. The site is an aggregated content destination that focuses on news, articles and reports of primary interest to the hospitality industry, with priority placed on information-based results. The site is a super-charged resource, with numerous functionalities to help customize a hospitality-specific search.

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