CSM Lodging Wins “Like To Win” Facebook Contest From VFM Leonardo

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Like to Win Facebook Contest Winner Receives Unlimited Subscription to VBrochure Ultra Premium Valued at Over $6,000.

Toronto, ON, Canada – October 12, 2011 – Today VFM Leonardo announced the second winner of their “Like to Win” Facebook contest. Aimee Cheek, Corporate Marketing Manager at CSM Lodging, is the lucky winner of a one year unlimited VBrochure Ultra Premium subscription valued at over $6,000.Cheek selected the Depot Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, one of CSM Lodging’s 37 hotels nationwide, as the property to receive the prize.

With VBrochure Ultra Premium, the Depot Renaissance Minneapolis will be able to take advantage of unlimited Media Units to display as much media as they want, including videos, virtual tours, photos, floor plans, promotional copy in a fully customizable Multi-Media Player that they can use as a media gallery for their hotel website and email signatures as well as a mobile hotel website. It will also be syndicated to thousands of online channels, including review sites, social media sites and online travel agencies.

In addition, the property will receive the VBrochure Facebook App, which is one of the latest new modules of the VBrochure Online Merchandising System. The App enables the multi-media player, which houses and displays the Depot Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel’s media, to be embedded right in their Facebook page. Hotels that currently have the VBrochure Facebook App are experiencing substantial consumer engagement and impressive click-throughs to their booking engines via the App’s built-in “Book Now” button.

Cheek exclaims, “I am absolutely thrilled about this! As the lines between social and retail are merging, I can’t wait to see how this great digital marketing tool will help enhance the visual story and sales conversion ratios of the Depot Renaissance Minneapolis’ current Facebook page, mobile site and other web properties”

The hotel will also be featured on VFM Leonardo’s Facebook page as an example of visual merchandising best practices for hotels.

TO ENTER

The “Like to Win” Facebook contest is now accepting new entrants. Click here to enter. Official contest rules and regulations are available here.

About VFM Leonardo

VFM Leonardo is a technology and online media company for the global hospitality industry. We provide e-marketers at hotel brands, management companies and hotel properties with technology, sales conversion tools and a global travel media network that enables them to better visually merchandise their hotels to millions of in-market travel shoppers monthly. Our core products, the VScape® Digital Asset Management System and VBrochure™ Online Merchandising System, leverage the VNetwork™ – the largest media syndication network in the industry. It includes all major search engines, Global Distribution Systems, online travel agencies, travel research and supplier websites, search portals, review, travel editorial, local directories and major social media and video sharing sites. Taking advantage of VBrochure’s mobile and social media platforms, hotels can ensure that their rich visual presentations reach consumers on their mobile devices and through their social graphs. For more information about VFM Leonardo, visit www.vfmleonardo.com.

Media Contact:
Julie Ford, VFM Leonardo Inc.
Toll free: 1-877-593-6634
Phone: 416-263-5446
Email: press@vfmleonardo.com

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