The Evolving Face of Certification

Walterscheidt, Katy
April 2008
Hospitality Upgrade;Spring2008, p171
Trade Publication
The article discusses the changes and the significance of certification program to hospitality industry in the U.S. In 2007, 54 individuals joined the Certified Hospitality Accountant Executive (CHAE) and/or Certified Hospitality Technology Professional (CHTP) because they understand the value of continuing education and the certification program. Over the years, the industry implemented several changes to the program including the formation of the Certification Advisory Council (CAC) which monitors industry standards and incorporate criteria into the scheme to assure the program's professional credibility. These are important because it measures how the industry cope up the growing needs of consumers and meet the standards set by authorities.


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