Robin Bogdon

Certification Manager
+1 (512) 220-4021
(800) 646-4387

According to the HFTP Compensation and Benefits Survey, professionals with the CHTP designation earn 17% higher salary than those without a designation.

HFTP CHTP Designation

Certified Hospitality Technology Professional (CHTP®)

Demonstrate Your Skills as a Technology Expert

As a committed technology professional, you want to take the next step in your career. Show your hospitality technology expertise by achieving the Certified Hospitality Technology Professional (CHTP) designation. The CHTP certification is the only hospitality technology certification offered by HFTP which is specific to the hospitality industry.

According to the HFTP 2016 Compensation & Benefits Survey, active CHTP certificants have reported higher salaries and various career advancement opportunities.

"We are firmly committed to continuing education within our profession and ensuring that we effectively adapt to changing technologies and evolving our business practices to match. HFTP’s newest generation of Technology certification effectively marries industry experience with core technology knowledge. Frank and the team have done an exceptional job representing Hospitality IT professionals, and we are so excited to demonstrate our support by certifying our entire IT group." 

Andy Tjan, CHTP

Director of Corporate Technology and Information Strategy

How to Apply for the CHTP Certification Program

HFTP technology members and industry professionals can apply to take the CHTP exam with the steps below.

Application Process

  1. Review CHTP Requirements
  2. Fill out the CHTP Application Request Form
  3. Receive application from HFTP
  4. Review CHTP Policies and Procedures and Ethics Policies documents
  5. File your application with required supporting documents and fees
  6. Determine your timeframe for taking your exam

CHTP - Current Initial Application Exam Fees

HFTP Members  $475 Online*
Non-Members   $675 Online*

See the CHTP FAQ page here

Downloads & Forms

View a PowerPoint presentation about the Certification Application and Policies. More

CHTP Application
Policy & Procedures
Certification Ethics Policy
Maintenance Forms

Helpful Links

CHTP Practice Exam
Take an online CHTP Practice Exam today! More

Current CHTP Certificants
See our current CHTP Certificant List. More

NEW CHTP Online Review Slides
View the NEW CHTP Review Slides the NEW CHTP Exam. More

Exam Format - New Program
Get a snapshot of the New CHTP Exam, so you know what to expect on test day. More

CHTP Checklist
Make sure you have everything in order to earn the designation. More

CHTP Study Guide - Prior Generation
Order the study guide today. More