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Congratulations to Cristian Morosan & Agnes Defranco of the University of Houston for winning the HFTP Best Paper Award at the 2015 iHITA Annual Research Conference!   Their paper The Role of Involvement, Personalization and Privacy in Influencing Hotel Guests' Intentions to Use Hotel-Branded Mobile Apps will be featured in an upcoming issue of HFTP's The Bottomline.


iHITA is a global association of educators and practitioners whose mission is to advance the use of information technology in the hospitality industry through education and research.                                       

Through iHITA’s various events, such as the Annual Conference, members have been able to conduct and present research, publish refereed and trade articles, test and evaluate emerging technologies, participate in IT industry initiatives and think tanks, keep abreast of technological innovations, and gain insights into how to adapt and evolve curricula/business plans to meet rapidly changing industry needs.







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For information on how to become an iHITA Partner or Conference Sponsor please go to the Partners link on the left or email info@ihita.org.



The 2015 Annual Conference was a great success!  We hope you will join use next year on June 19, 2016 in New Orleans.

Congratulations to Cristian Morosan & Agnes Defranco of the University of Houston for winning the HFTP-iHITA Best Research Paper Award!

HFTP will sponsor the 2015 iHITA Conference Best Research Paper Award! $2,000 will be awarded for the best paper and $250 for the best presentation! 

The submission deadline for conference papers has been extended to March 15!  Use the link on the left to submit your papers.

The paper submission system for the 2015 conference is now open!  The link is under the Annual Conference button on the left. 

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