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Frederic Gonzalo
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Will Virtual Reality Be A Game-Changer in Travel Marketing VR technology is rapidly becoming a key tool in the marketing mix. What opportunities for travel & hospitality marketers?
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More and more hospitality brands are using VR technology to get potential travelers to experience their product or service. Fad or true game-changing trend?
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Lectures et sources d'inspiration Et vous, quelles sont vos lectures pour rester à la fine pointe dans votre domaine?
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Voici quelques-unes de mes ressources préférées pour me tenir informé et à l'affût des nouveautés et tendances en marketing numérique et tourisme.
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*Facebook et vie privée: quelques conseils" Les mots Facebook et "vie privée" font rarement bon ménage, mais vous avez intérêt à gérer les accès donnés à votre compte auprès d'applications...
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Avez-vous déjà participé à un sondage populaire sur Facebook? Savez-vous quel accès vous donnez aux applications? Voici quelques trucs pour les gérer.
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4 Reasons Why People Don't Buy On Your Mobile Site Knowing that in 2016 three quarters of searches in travel, and more than 50% of revenues, will come from mobile devices, what should brands focus on to increase conversions?
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According to recent studies, here are key reasons why users get annoyed with mobile sites. Hint: it has to do with loading times, payment & checkout processes...
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Facebook Videos: The Heat is (Still) On!
Is your brand actively using videos to tell your story on social media, and on Facebook in particular? #facebook #facebookmarketing  
Facebook is pushing ahead with its video marketing potential for individuals and company pages alike. Here's a run-down of what you need to know for 2016!
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6 Travel Trends for 2016 What can travel & hospitality practitioners expect in 2016? Here are a few interesting trends to look out for.
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What are some of the key travel trends to expect in 2016? From sharing platforms to travelers spending more, here are six trends to understand and embrace!
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Sweet Stats for Tripadvisor's Sweet 16! Here is a cool infographic showing lesser known stats about Tripadvisor and its impact in the travel sphere!
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As Tripadvisor turns 16 in 2016, here is an infographic detailing key stats and lesser known facts about a platform that has become unavoidable in travel.
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13 Instagram Tools for Your Social Marketing Using Instagram for your brand storytelling? Here are some handy tools to help managing your accounts.
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5 nouveautés Facebook à surveiller en 2016
Voici quelques fonctionnalités qui devraient améliorer (ou pas) votre expérience de marque sur Facebook au cours des mois à venir. À lire!
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Parmi les nouveautés à prévoir du côté de Facebook, lesquelles sont les plus susceptibles d'avoir un impact pour votre entreprise? En voici 5 à considérer.
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Le début de la fin pour Twitter
Déjà, on sent un ralentissement dans l'utilisation de Twitter depuis quelques temps. Si on change son fonctionnement en étendant la limite de publication à 10,000 caractères (au lieu de 140, comme en ce moment), ne risque-t-on pas de tuer sa raison d'être?
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Twitter s'apprête à faire passer sa limite de 140 à... 10,000 caractères. Acte de désespoir ou geste qui permettra d'accroitre sa popularité et utilisation?
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Les concours Facebook et la nature humaine On commence 2016 en beauté, alors? Allez, on y va avec un récapitulatif des conditions de concours sur Facebook, rappelant ce qui est permis - et ce qui ne l'est pas!
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Vous voyez passer un concours Facebook qui vous demande de liker, commenter et partager afin de gagner un voyage, vous faites quoi?
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+Auberge Le Marquis des Phares Ça fait plaisir! Et bonne année 2016 :-)
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Quebec City, Canada
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Montreal, QC - Copper Mountain, CO - Montreux, Switzerland - Gstaad, Switzerland - Valle Nevado, Chile - Sahoro, Japan - Turks & Caicos - Quebec City, QC
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Speaker, Blogger & Consultant specializing in e-tourism, social media and mobile.
Introduction
Former VP, Marketing & Communications at Le Massif de Charlevoix, Frederic Gonzalo started his own consulting, Gonzo Marketing, early 2012. He is a sought-after public speaker, trainer and consultant within the travel marketing industry, where he brings 19 years of front-line and strategic expertise.

Proud father of 3 boys, married to a beautiful Japanese wife, great traveler, wine lover and soccer fan!
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  • John Molson School of Business
    MBA, 2003 - 2005
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Will Virtual Reality Be A Game Changer in Travel Marketing? - Frederic G...
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More and more hospitality brands are using VR technology to get potential travelers to experience their product or service. Fad or true game

Lectures et sources d'inspiration - Frederic Gonzalo
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Voici quelques-unes de mes ressources préférées pour me tenir informé et à l'affût des nouveautés et tendances en marketing numérique et tou

Sweet Stats For Tripadvisor's Sweet 16! [INFOGRAPHIC] - Frederic Gonzalo
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As Tripadvisor turns 16 in 2016, here is an infographic detailing key stats and lesser known facts about a platform that has become unavoida

Facebook et vie privée: quelques conseils - Frederic Gonzalo
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Avez-vous déjà participé à un sondage populaire sur Facebook? Savez-vous quel accès vous donnez aux applications? Voici quelques trucs pour

13 Instagram Tools for Your Social Marketing - Frederic Gonzalo
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There are countless tools and apps to help better manage your presence on Instagram. Here are 13 of my favorites, specially for travel brand

4 Reasons Why People Don’t Buy On Your Mobile Site
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According to recent studies, here are key reasons why users get annoyed with mobile sites. Hint: it has to do with loading times, payment &

5 nouveautés Facebook à surveiller en 2016 - Frederic Gonzalo
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Parmi les nouveautés à prévoir du côté de Facebook, lesquelles sont les plus susceptibles d'avoir un impact pour votre entreprise? En voici

Facebook Videos: The Heat Is (Still) On! - Frederic Gonzalo
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Facebook is pushing ahead with its video marketing potential for individuals and company pages alike. Here's a run-down of what you need to

Le début de la fin pour Twitter - Frederic Gonzalo
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Twitter s'apprête à faire passer sa limite de 140 à... 10,000 caractères. Acte de désespoir ou geste qui permettra d'accroitre sa popularité

6 Travel Trends For 2016 - Frederic Gonzalo
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What are some of the key travel trends to expect in 2016? From sharing platforms to travelers spending more, here are six trends to understa

Les concours Facebook et la nature humaine
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Vous voyez passer un concours Facebook qui vous demande de liker, commenter et partager afin de gagner un voyage, vous faites quoi?

Top 5 Most Read Articles of 2015 - Frederic Gonzalo
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2015 was a record-breaking year on this site. In case you missed them (or if you want to read them again), here were the top-performing post

Hotels Industry Trends for 2016 [INFOGRAPHIC]
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Marriott, Starwood, AccorHotels, Fairmont & Raffle Hotels... it's been a busy 2015 in the hotel industry. What trends can we expect for 2016

Priceline, Expedia and The Future of OTA
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Are Priceline and Expedia too big to fail, or will their domination be threatened by Tripadvisor and Google gradually becoming online travel

5 Online Marketing Trends in Travel For 2016 - Frederic Gonzalo
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What are the online marketing trends that will impact how travel brands engage with target audiences and consumers in 2016? Here are 5 key o

10 Ways To Target Travelers With Facebook Ads
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There are tremendous opportunities stemming from Facebook targeting with its native Ads Manager. Here are 10 examples to filter and aim spec

Too Late For Holiday Travel Marketing?
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When it comes to travel marketing, the upcoming Holiday Season is key period of the Year. Recent findings show it's not too late to get more

8 raisons d'investir en marketing sur Facebook
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Vous avez un budget publicitaire limité, alors pourquoi investir en Facebook marketing? Voici huit raisons de vous y mettre dès aujourd'hui!

7 statistiques méconnues des médias sociaux
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Quel magazine est le plus populaire sur les médias sociaux? Quel est le taux d'utilisation des médias sociaux au Québec? Voici 7 statistique

9 Key Stats in Hotel Online Distribution
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The online distribution landscape is quite different for US and Europe hotels, for chains and independents. Here are 9 insightful stats to u

SKAL-Quebec held its annual Ball here over the weekend and the Frontenac did not disappoint. As usual, service was flawless through the evening and the Maitre d'Hôtel was always available making sure everything went smoothly. The 4-course meal we were served was exquisite, except perhaps for the dessert which was OK, but not as impressive as the soup or beef. This building just has so much class, specially since the renovations. A must for anyone doing an event or staying over in Quebec City\
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