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Free HITEC 2010 iPhone App and Mobile Solution Available Now


AUSTIN, TEXAS, USA (June 17, 2010) —  A new iPhone® mobile application, or “app,” is now available for a free download in advance of the 2010 Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC). Featuring the conference schedule, exhibitor information, maps and more, the app offers customized conference content for attendees. There is also a mobile Internet version which can be used for Android®, Blackberry® and other Internet capable devices. HITEC starts next week, June 21 – 24 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.

"HITEC attendees are users of cutting-edge technology, and see their smart devices as important accessories," said Frank Wolfe, CAE, CEO of HFTP. "With the HITEC app, conference-goers can quickly access the schedule and navigate their way through the four-day event using their own personal digital tool."

The app features an audio tour of the new GUESTROOM 20X, a special hands-on exhibit demonstrating a futuristic guestroom. In addition, the app also includes the HITEC education survey, allowing attendees to provide education session feedback that is used to plan future HITEC conferences. After downloading the app, attendees can sign up for free push notifications about the latest HITEC news and can plan which education sessions to attend by adding them to the "My Schedule" feature.

The free iPhone app can be downloaded at the iTunes store by searching for "HITEC" or "HFTP." For the mobile version, visit www.hftp.org/hitecmobile.

Produced by HFTP® (Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals), HITEC is the world's largest hospitality technology exposition and conference. It offers attendees a one-stop shop for essential education, access to experts and hospitality technology vendors, networking with top leaders in the industry and the resources to find cost-effective ways to improve company bottom lines.

Attendee registration is available online at www.hitec.org. Visit the web site for complete information about all conference and exhibition events, including the conference schedule, a list of exhibitors, a map of the exhibit hall and the most current HITEC news. For more information, contact the HFTP Meetings & Special Events Department at  education@hftp.org, (800) 646-4387 or +1 (512) 249-5333.

HFTP, Austin , Texas , USA and Maastricht , The Netherlands, founded in 1952, is the global professional association for financial and technology personnel working in hotels, clubs and other hospitality-related businesses. HFTP provides first class educational opportunities, research, and publications to members around the globe including, the premiere hospitality technology conference HITEC--founded in 1972. HFTP also awards the only hospitality specific certifications for accounting and technology --the Certified Hospitality Accountant Executive (CHAE) and the Certified Hospitality Technology Professional (CHTP) designations. HFTP was founded in the USA as the National Association of Hotel Accountants. 

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Contact: 

Katy Walterscheidt 
Media/Public Relations Specialist 
Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP) 
11709 Boulder Lane, Ste. 110 | Austin , TX USA 78726-1832 
Ph: +1 (512) 249-5333 | (800) 646-4387 x27 | 
Fx: +1 (512) 249-1533
www.hitec.org

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