Speaker, panelist and author on E-tipping and new technology in the hotel industry

Jan 23, 2024

Francis Léonard
Tip&Go inc. ( USA-Canada )

Speaker, panelist and author on E-tipping and new technology in the hotel industry .

An entrepreneur since the age of 18, Francis Léonard has been in the Tourism Industry for over 30 years. He is the co-founder of the Quebec-Canada Ice Hotel.

Involved in Quebec Tourism Media for nearly 20 years, he was co-editor of several magazines (Québec Scope, Le Passe-partout Service & Bonne Chère, and responsible for advertising opportunities at the Quebec City Convention Centre.

He was also a member of the jury for the Grand Prix du Tourisme (an annual gala that honors people and businesses in the tourism industry). Joined by eight experts with extensive experience in IT, sales and marketing, Francis founded Tip&Go two years ago, an electronic tipping solution for hotel employees. With its unique business model Tip&Go quickly became the reference in Canada and the US.

Reference in is field:

The panel of the housekeeping forum: https://lnkd.in/eSEYBi76

Alliance of Quebec Tourist government association : https://lnkd.in/e22tvzuU

The panel of: The tipping Culture at ORHMA (Ontario Hotel association, Canada) : https://lnkd.in/e66P7M6S

Master speaker on Technology in Canada’s Hotelier Magazine : https://lnkd.in/eJwNPdHa

Honored in the prestigious ‘The Hospitality Technology Innovations Report 2023’ : https://lnkd.in/ehcVUMJU

Panelist at the NHLA (Nevada Hotels association) Technology Conference in las Vegas on November 29, 2023. https://lnkd.in/evaWUnMU

Hotelier Magazine 12-23

For the past 15 months, he has also been writing a weekly Blog about the Hotel industry and the Tipping culture.