Research Center

Research Center

Special Reports

Women in Hospitality Finance

In Summer 2023, HFTP distributed a survey to women working in the hospitality industry who oversee financial and accounting a

How the Pandemic Gave a Boost to Guests' Hotel Technology Usage, Satisfaction and Spending

Survey report by Agnes DeFranco, Minwoo Lee and Jihye Min. The pandemic has had an impact on the perception of technology usa

Women in Hospitality Technology

A 2023 survey report of women who work in technology-connected roles in the hospitality industry. The report surveys their pr

Will Guests Say "I Do" Again?

A look at the use of technology by hotel guests and how it impacts their overall stay satisfaction and re-booking intentions.

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Compensation & Benefits Survey Report

The HFTP Americas Research Center, in conjunction with HFTP, produces a biennial compensation and benefits survey. This report is an invaluable resource for hospitality managers to determine pay scales for their employees and themselves. The survey also provides detailed information on salary, employment contracts, deferred compensation, bonuses, performance evaluations, health care plans and certification.

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About Research Center

The HFTP Foundation oversees the HFTP Research Center, which commissions research in the Americas and the Middle East. These research initiatives study a broad range of hospitality and travel topics and are designed to help hospitality professionals improve their work and move the industry forward.

Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management Scholarship Program

The HFTP Middle East Research Center partners with the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management in Dubai, UAE by providing a scholarship to select students in exchange for regular research on unique hospitality finance and technology special topics and current events. These research scholars also assist with data analysis on a major research project each year, such as the biennial Compensation and Benefits Survey Report.

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HFTP/MS Global Hospitality Business Student Blog Competition

This project is sponsored each academic semester by the HFTP Foundation and held for students participating in the Master of Science in Global Hospitality Business, a partnership between the Conrad N. Hilton College of Global Hospitality Leadership at the University of Houston, the School of Hotel and Tourism Management at Hong Kong Polytechnic University and EHL. Each semester, participating students are asked to focus on a critical hospitality industry topic and submit their study as a blog article. Upon completion, a group of judges from HFTP, including industry experts and leaders, review and vote for the competition winners.

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