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Welcome to iHITA

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 scholarship.                                       

Through iHITA’s various events, such as the Annual Conference, members have been able to conduct and present research, publish refereed and trade journal 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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Gold Level Conference Sponsors    


Iowa State University AESHM Department

Shift4 Secure Payment Processing





          Bronze Level Conference Sponsors    
Northern Arizona University     


Kendal Hunt Publishing











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.



We are very excited about the upcoming 2018 iHITA Conference.  Be sure to check out the call for papers.

We had a great 2017 iHITA Conference. Thanks to all the presenters and attendees.  We hope to see you next year in Houston, TX.

Congratulations to the HFTP-iHITA Conference 2017 Best Research Paper Award Winners

Linchi Kwok, Cal Poly Pomona & Karen Xie, University of Denver!

Congratulations to Ester Kim & Sarah Tanford from UNLV for winning the 2017 iHITA Conference Best Presentation Award!

The Registration System for the 2017 Annual Conference is now open!

The 2017 Conference Call for Papers is now available.

We are very proud to announce that HFTP will will once again sponsor the iHITA Conference Best Research Paper Award! $2,000 will be awarded for the best paper and $250 for the best presentation!

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