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 HFTP Asian Conference Addresses Important Asian Marketplace Issues

Austin, Texas USA (April 8, 2009) — Focusing on hospitality issues prominent in the Asian region, Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) is hosting the Second Annual Asian Hospitality Finance and Technology Conference. The boutique conference is a specially-designed education conference for hospitality finance and technology professionals working in the Asian marketplace. The conference is May 11–12 at UNLV–Singapore in Singapore. Online registration is now available on the HFTP web site.

Along with the HFTP Asian Chapter and the HFTP Asia Student Chapter (UNLV-Singapore), HFTP Global organized an education conference that focuses on regional issues and hot topics in the hospitality industry. Topics include: Traditional vs. IP Telephone Systems, Innovative Strategic Cost Reduction, Monetizing the Hotel Room with New Technologies, The Evolution of the Property Management System, moderated discussion on challenges in hospitality finance and technology and more. The conference also includes several opportunities to network with colleagues and discuss industry topics important right now.

"The HFTP Asia conference is a tremendous step forward for the region's hospitality industry," said Mark Kendall, practice lead of hospitality and connected real estate advisory series for Cisco Systems USA, vice president of the HFTP Asia Chapter and conference speaker. "It enables decision makers to refresh their knowledge of methodologies and see what is influencing the industry on a global level."

For more information about the conference, contact the HFTP Meetings & Special Events Department at, +1 (512) 249-5333 or (800) 646-4387.

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 more than 4,800 members globally 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. For more information, visit


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

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