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SPRING SALE – 2 Vouchers for $30    Save from $75 – $675 at participating bed & breakfasts with our best-selling voucher program, now only $20 each (reg $24.95) OR 2 for $30. Each voucher is valid for one night free (two-night minimum stay required) at participating B&Bs nationwide through Dec. 31, 2017. No two […]

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A Genuine Big City Experience and the Chance to Make New Friends

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New York City, San Francisco, and Dallas, all big cities with a plethora of opportunities and excitement. If you’ve never been to the city before, the overabundance of possible activities for the day can be overwhelming. Add in questions about transportation, convenience, and who makes the best latte, and you may wonder where to even […]

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2017 Top 10 Best Romantic Inns

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February is here and the air is bursting with romance. iLoveInns.com is pleased to participate in the fun by announcing the 2017 Top 10 Best Romantic Inns. These properties promote luxury, beauty, and romance. Deborah Sakach, iLoveInns.com director, says, “Beautiful memories can last a lifetime. We’ve selected the i Love Inns Top 10 Best Romantic […]

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Small Towns, Boutique Hotels, and What it Means for Bed & Breakfast Innkeepers

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Small inns can boost their potential using the same tactics as the boutique inns. Simple steps include delivering high-end accommodations at practical prices. Boutique hotels are often associated with cosmopolitan cities but that same concept is spreading to smaller towns like Santa Barbara, Calif.. And it’s working. The Victorian Cheshire Cat Inn is in its […]

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5 Interesting Bed & Breakfast Website Design – Learn By Seeing

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They Won a Travel Channel Hotel Impossible contest but didn’t get a thumbs up from our website design team. http://www.adorainn.com/  This a clean design although dated and compartmentalized too much. it is well maintained on calendar events. There are some severe issues however, with navigation – for example if you are using  Chrome as your browser, home […]

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Secrets to More Bed & Breakfast Bookings, Expedia Payback If You Do This, 21 Low Carb Pancake Recipes

Pulling Out All the Stops for Summer Bookings A Deal Customers Can’t Afford to Miss Pulling out all the stops for getting summer bookings, the beautiful Hillbrook Inn (above) found ways to lure guests off their couches without the inn giving up dollars. When sent to their newsletter list, there’s no commission to pay either! […]

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Plan Your Joy Now – 12 Inns of Christmas

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  12 Inns of Christmas   1886 Kelley & Young, California Welcome glass of wine. Stay 3 nights and receive a 30% discount (Up to $228 saving) 50% discount off food and wine pairing… Read More     Lyons Mansion, Kansas Flights of Fancy” at Lyons Twin Mansions of historic Fort Scott, Kansas A Treasured […]

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The Number 1 Way for Bed & Breakfast Inns to Research for Your Next Website

The #1 Best Way to Research for Your Next Website Look at 100 Good / Bad Websites **** – It’s an easy way to educate yourself so you know what the possibilities are. Get out a notebook or start an email to self during the process and take note: What do I like about this […]

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How to Triple Your Boutique Inn’s Recommendations, Saw Off Your Footboards

5 Reasons Belinda Sawed Off Her Footboards  I’ve often thought about how limiting it is to have a footboard – perhaps because we have a lot of 6’2″ people in my family. (My kids are glad I married tall.)  Jumping Rocks photographers made these recommendations: “Remove footboards from the beds in small or medium-sized rooms. Belinda […]

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SCORE Wants Your Bed & Breakfasts to Succeed, 4 Amazing Innkeeper Ideas for Specials, Do This if Your Inn is Out in the Country

Fall is the Perfect Time to Find a Mentor – Free Innkeeper Shares What Free Consulting from SCORE Did for Her Inn Lynne Griffin of Lancaster, Pa.’s Australian Walkabout Inn found helpful advice from a SCORE mentor that has built her clientele in an extremely competitive area. Here’s what she said, “I think the most significant […]

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