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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    


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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.



Join us at the 2021 iHITA Conference online or in-person. For more details check out the conference registration page.

The 2019 Annual Conference Proceedings are now available in the Member's Area.

We had a great 2019 iHITA Conference. Thanks to all the presenters and attendees.  We hope to see you next year in San Antonio, TX.

Congratulations to the 2019 iHITA-HFTP Best Research Paper Award winners Linchi Kwok, Yingying Tang, & Bei Yu!

Congratulations to the 2019 Annual Conference Best Presentation winners Cristian Morosan, Agnes DeFranco, & Nefike Gunden! 

We are very proud to announce that HFTP will will once again sponsor the 2019 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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