USA Today Article Covers Hot Topic of Online B&B/Hotel Reviews

Click here to read the story, which is mostly about a new web site offering “professional” reviews. I chatted with author, Laura Bly, for an hour and a half the other night.  What do you think about a review site made up of reviews solely from the web site’s employees who visit the properties?  Even though it doesn’t seem as though they’re interested in covering B&Bs, do you think consumers would see...

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Congrats Green B&Bs!

I just noticed this MSNBC/Forbes Traveller article on some of the top “green” hotels in America. The piece highlights 14 properties; among these properties are four bonafide B&Bs. Nice work innkeepers! We can all draw inspiration from them. Ray and Kristie RossettLookout Point InnHot Springs, Arkansas*Kristie is on PAII’s Advisory Council. Way to go, Kristie!Neeraj Kebede and Vicki SchomerAsheville Green...

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A Few Good Messages

Kudos to our friends at BedandBreakfast.com, bnbfinder.com and ILoveInns.com for their efforts in trying to stimulate some traffic in our industry’s direction with recent PR efforts. BedandBreakfast.com’s release focuses mostly on why a stay at a B&B is more valuable than a stay elsewhere. In particular, I liked how they draw attention to the “free” value-added services, which would not likely be free when...

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More PR for B&B Industry
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More PR for B&B Industry

Peter Greenberg’s office contacted PAII a couple of weeks ago about an article they wanted to post online about B&Bs. Here’s the article. It’s very complimentary of our industry and the product we offer! BedandBreakfast.com also contributed to this piece – thanks guys! That’s two-for-two with Peter Greenberg this month. The first “basehit” was in his interview with Matt Lauer on The Today...

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A Little PR for B&Bs

In an interview with Matt Lauer this morning, Peter Greenberg gave tips and advice on how to travel on a budget during a distressing time in our economy. Dare I use the “R” word? You can view the interview by clicking here. B&Bs are mentioned as an economical possibility for Sunday through Thursday lodging needs. I’m not necessarily the biggest fan of our industry being presented as an economical alternative, but...

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