BedandBreakfast.com Becomes PAII’s Largest Platinum Key Supporter and Offers Limited-Time Deal to Innkeepers
Jul14

BedandBreakfast.com Becomes PAII’s Largest Platinum Key Supporter and Offers Limited-Time Deal to Innkeepers

BedandBreakfast.com®, the largest international travel website in the B&B industry and a division of HomeAway, Inc., has partnered with the Professional Association of Innkeepers International (PAII) to become a Platinum Key Supporter and the organization’s largest patron.  The partnership aims to help the organization grow and promote awareness that B&Bs are a “Better Way to Stay” than a cookie-cutter hotel. “By signing on as...

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About-Face on BedandBreakfast.com Policy
Jul10

About-Face on BedandBreakfast.com Policy

Ok, so I have to confess about something.  Everyone who knows me and PAII also knows that you would be hard-pressed to find someone more out front than moi with regard to representing the B&B industry’s interest on most matters – especially the phenomenon of online consumer reviews.  Two years ago I engaged our industry in the discussion and began “lobbying” various entities (i.e. TripAdvisor, Yelp, etc)...

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2011 Innkeeping Show Dates and Location, HomeAway Purchase of BedandBreakfast.com, TripAdvisor Promotion, 2009 Operations Survey and More
Mar10

2011 Innkeeping Show Dates and Location, HomeAway Purchase of BedandBreakfast.com, TripAdvisor Promotion, 2009 Operations Survey and More

Well, there is a good bit on my mind these days, as you can tell from the long title of my column this month.  I’m busy with last-minute preparations for the Innkeeping Show in Austin, which starts in a few days (although you will get this while we’re all in Austin learning and laughing together).  This column will focus on my two cents about the big purchase in our industry that was announced recently, as well as some other exciting...

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Small – But Important – Change on TripAdvisor for Innkeepers
May27

Small – But Important – Change on TripAdvisor for Innkeepers

I reported recently that TripAdvisor was going to work on my suggestion to change a small, but very important, part of a property’s page.  And,…I’m happy to report, the change has been made!  This is good news. Every property page has a “Best Deals” box on the right side, in which are likely included sponsored links to various properties in your area.  Prior to the change, the title of the box would have...

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