GHACP Common Practices

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The Art of Sharing: The World of Shared Services in Hotels

A baseline benchmark on shared services for the lodging industry. 

By: Pamela Priscilla Rosique Rodríguez, MS; Agnes L. DeFranco, EdD., CHAE, CHE, CHIA and Tanya Venegas, MHM, MBA, CHIA

Step-By-Step: Easing a Lodging Transition

A collection of hotel transition checklists gathered by the HFTP Research Institute.

By: Tanya Venegas, MBA, MHM

Staffing Guidelines & More

Survey reveals common staffing practices for hospitality accounting/finance departments and back office accounting system usage.

By: Tanya Venegas, MBA, MHM

2015 Industry Outlook

Lodging industry participants should have a high degree of confidence that the business environment in 2015 will offer the potential for strong gains in both revenues and profits.

By: Robert Mandelbaum

2014 HFTP Compensation and Benefits Survey Report

The information in this survey is intended for several purposes including salary comparisons, budgeting processes, staffing guidelines, contract negotiation and benefits standards.

By: Tanya Venegas, MBA, MHM

2016 HFTP Compensation & Benefits Survey Report

The information in this survey is intended for several purposes including salary comparisons, budgeting processes, staffing guidelines, contract negotiation and benefits standards.

By: Tanya Venegas, MBA, MHM

Cash Bonuses for club executives: How are they determined?

A study of club professionals shows what factors lead to incentive pay.

By: Raymond Schmidgall, Ph.D., CPA, CHAE and Agnes DeFranco Ed.D., CHA

Collecting What is Due to Your Club 

A study reviews clubs' accounts receivable management practices.

By: Tanya Venegas, MBA, MHM

Financial Ratios for the Club Industry

Update: Survey results offer an industry-wide snapshot of 2011 data.

By: Agnes DeFranco, Ed.D., CHAE and Raymond S. Schmidgall, Ph.D., CPA

Choosing a Vendor that Fits Just Right

A step-by-step guide to the request for proposal process; from beginning to end.

By: Tanya Venegas, MBA, MHM

Study Report: Uniform System of Accounts for the Lodging Industry, 11th Edition

A look at how lodging organizations have taken to the changes from the 10th to 11th revised edition.

By: Tanya Venegas, MBA, MHM