Virtual Education

HFTP virtual education sessions are free to HFTP members, offering hospitality-focused education on current topics of interest, led by expert presenters. These sessions cover topics related to hospitality finance and technology, human resources, leadership, ethics and more.

Calendar

Upcoming Sessions

May 23, 2024
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Central

In this first webinar, the committee chairs and member representatives will introduce the virtual education series running through September 2024. They will discuss the evolution of the revision process and how changes were determined. The presenters will also briefly highlight major updates, including new revenue and expense categories: Guest Loyalty Program Costs and Executive Lounge; new schedules: Payroll Full Time Equivalents (FTE) and Annual Mandatory Brand and Operator Costs; and the additions of Energy, Waste, and Water and the All-Inclusive Hotels sections.

May 30, 2024
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Central

As hoteliers continue to deal with labor challenges, it becomes increasingly important to make sure that your back office is streamlined to maximize time savings for both the corporate and property teams.

June 6, 2024
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Central

This presentation is part of a webinar series providing an overview of the major changes in the 12th Revised Edition. This is an overview of the major changes to the Rooms – Schedule 1 is presented. For the 12th Revised Edition, the definitions for each of the rate categories used to segment Rooms Revenue have been expanded. In addition, new guidance to enhance transparency associated with the cost of guest loyalty program services and amenities has been added. And finally, a look through the new subschedule Executive Lounge – Subschedule 1-1.

July 30, 2024
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Central

In this webinar, an overview of the new Energy, Waste, and Water (EWW) – Schedule 9 is presented.

August 8, 2024
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Central

In this webinar, an overview of the new Payroll FTE – Schedule 15 and Annual Mandatory Brand and Operator Costs – Schedule 16 are presented.

August 22, 2024
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Central

In this webinar, an overview of the new Part II All Inclusive (AI) is presented.

September 5, 2024
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Central

In this webinar, an overview of the Other Reporting Guidance — Other Operated Departments Decision Tree is presented.

Recordings

Virtual Education Archives and Resources

Previously recorded virtual education sessions are available for your viewing, along with supporting documents.

CPE Accreditation

Live Webinars

Participants may obtain 1.2 CPE maintenance points and continuing professional education credit hours (CPEs) for various certification programs by attending certain Live Webinars offered by HFTP.

For those webinars that qualify, individual sessions are presented as an overview of the topics. No advanced preparation is required nor are there prerequisites required for attending any of the group live webinars. Courses presented via HFTP’s live webinars utilize a Group-Internet Based instructional method.

For webinars that qualify, attendees will be required to answer poll questions during the live webinar presentation.  The poll questions will be launched during the presentation and attendees will be required to select from the answers available.  Poll questions are only used for the purpose monitoring attendance and engagement during the eligible live webinar.  If the minimum poll questions are answered by the attendee, a certificate of attendance and CPE verification certificate will be issued to the attendee.

Educational Credits Maintenance

Archived Webinars

Please note only CHAE and CHTP Educational Maintenance renewal credits will be issued for viewing the archived recordings of the webinars.  CHAE and CHTP Designees must self-report their recorded session attendance. Please email [email protected] for more information.