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5 Small Features At Your B&B That Can Make A Big Difference

Cutting edge technology can improve guest experience at your B&B, but sometimes small and thoughtful touches leave a more lasting impression.

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New report finds B&Bs offer exceptional value to guests

While all-inclusive holidays may seem an attractive option for travelers, your B&B is probably better value. Here’s how you can convince your guests.

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Does It Pay To Make Your B&B Pet Friendly?

Pet-friendly accommodation is a more serious consideration than you may think. Here’s how you can cater to animal lovers at your B&B.

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Over-the-Top Amenities at Modern-Day Bed & Breakfasts

Bed and breakfasts are going all out when it comes to investing in their guests’ experience. Just look at these over-the-top amenities today’s B&Bs are using to delight guests.

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The Review Feedback Loop: Are You Listening to Your B&B Guests?

Online reviews are an incredibly rich source of feedback for B&Bs. Here’s how you can use them to enhance the guest experience at your property.

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The Returns on Your Investment in Small Hotel Technology

Investing in small hotel technology can reap plenty of benefits for your property. Here are the 3 key benefits.

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How to Maintain the Guest Relationship With the Personal Touch

Small hotels and bed and breakfasts have the advantage of the personal touch. Here’s how it can be used to maintain the relationship you have with your guests?

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Words of Wisdom from Dene Guesthouse [B&B Superstar Series]

Gain valuable insights from the Guesthouse Manager of Dene Guesthouse, Simone Koerber, about what makes the guesthouse so successful.

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Are You Truly ‘Green’ at Your Small Hotel or B&B?

Many travelers are becoming sceptical about sustainability claims. Is your small property living up to its word in being environmentally friendly?

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Useful Tips to Find the Right Insurance Broker for Your Hotel Business [Guest Blog]

It might be difficult to find the right insurance broker for your accommodation business, but it pays off in the end. Here are a few useful tips to find the right insurance broker for your small hotel, bed and breakfast, inn or guesthouse.

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Innkeeping Advice from AIHP’s Rob Fulton [Interview]

Learn more innkeeping industry insights from the CEO of the Association of Independent Hospitality Professionals (AIHP), Rob Fulton.

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Exciting New Ways to Impress Your Bed and Breakfast’s Guests

It’s important to contribute to your guests’ overall experience by doing as much as you can at your bed and breakfast. Here are a few ways you can do it.

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The Best Ways to Enhance Guest Service With Technology

Here are a few memes that express how you can enhance guest service at your bed and breakfast by blending the personal touch with today’s modern technology.

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AIHP and Little Hotelier Present: Small Property Trends to Tap Into in 2016

Little Hotelier has joined forces with the Association of Independent Hospitality Professionals (AIHP) to bring you this free live webinar: Small Property Trends to Tap Into in 2016.

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3 Ways to Improve Guest Service at Your Bed and Breakfast

Here are some ideas you can use to improve the level of service you offer at your bed and breakfast.

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B&B Industry Insights: An Interview With Michigan Lake to Lake Bed and Breakfast Association

Learn more about the Michigan Lake to Lake Bed and Breakfast Association and the challenges that its Executive Director, Linda Singer perceives as facing bed and breakfasts in the state of Michigan.

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Innkeeping Industry Insights: An Interview with the Association of Independent Hospitality Professionals (AIHP)

We were lucky to have a chat with the CEO of the Association of Independent Hospitality Professionals (AIHP), Rob Fulton. Read on to learn more about the association and the challenges facing American innkeepers.

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Why It’s Time to Spice Up the Romance at Your B&B

Here are some excellent ways to turn up the heat in your bed and breakfast to create the perfect romantic atmosphere.

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5 New Year’s Resolutions to Make Your B&B Even Better

Need some extra motivation this year? These new year’s resolutions will help you take your bed and breakfast to the next level.

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An Overview of The CABBI InnSpire Conference 2016: Our Sit-Down With Jenn Wheaton

Our interview with Program & Events Manager for The California Bed & Breakfast or Boutique Inn Association (CABBI), Jenn Wheaton, on how this year’s InnSpire Conference went.

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The Changing World of Hospitality Property Management for Innkeepers [Guest Blog]

How has property management changed over the years? Gene Collins, a hospitality consultant with an extensive background in innkeeping, shares his thoughts.

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Interior Design Tips to Make Your B&B Shine Online

Here are some interior design tips to make your bed and breakfast, small hotel, inn or guesthouse stand out to online bookers.

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What Are The Most Popular Amenities for Travelers in 2016? [Video]

Have a look at our on-demand video to learn which small hotel amenities are in high demand for the coming year.

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B&B Breakfast Trends! How to Make Morning Meals More Memorable [Guest Blog]

Chef Caitie (Catherine) Maharg of Iris Inn Bed and Breakfast gives us some insights into the latest breakfast trends bound to entice and delight guests.

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How to Drive Guest Loyalty in 2016 [Video]

Watch this quick video to learn how to drive guest loyalty at your B&B for the coming year.

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FREE On-Demand Video: Top Trends in Travel in 2016

Watch this video to be prepared for 2016 by harnessing the hottest travel trends for revenue at your small hotel, bed and breakfast, inn, or guesthouse.

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Garden Getaways: Where B&B Hospitality Is in Full Bloom [Guest Blog]

Bed and breakfast expert, Mary White, talks about how you can use gardens to attract guests, and enhance their experience at your property.

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FREE Ebook: Travel Trends 2016 for Small Accommodation Providers

2016 is ushering in a new era for small accommodation providers… Are you prepared? Learn how to use the 2016 top traveler trends to your advantage!

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Do More with Decor: A Guide to Furnishing Your Inn [Guest Blog]

When decorating your inn, choosing functional yet tasteful decor will ensure a sensational guest experience. Here are some expert tips on how to do it.

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3 Must-Have Amenities for Your Bed & Breakfast

Do you have these must-have amenities that travelers find most influential when booking an accommodation? Find out.

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The Pet-Friendly Trend: Welcome Your Guests’ Furry Friends to Your B&B

Thinking about turning your bed and breakfast into a pet-friendly property? Here are some tips on how you can do it.

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5 Effective Ways To Prevent Pests At Your Bed & Breakfast

While there is no way to guarantee that pests will never infest your property, you can make sure to implement these 5 prevention strategies for the best results.

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How To Create Unforgettable Weddings At Your Bed & Breakfast

Here are some tips on how to make your bed and breakfast a wedding destination hotspot.

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Small Hotels, You Have The Upper Hand

Small accommodation providers, big hotels are NOT your competition. In fact, we’d go as far as saying that you’ve got the upper hand. Here’s why.

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How to Adapt to the Health & Wellness Trend (On An Innkeeper’s Budget)

As a small accommodation provider, it’s impossible to shell out millions of dollars on health and wellness facilities. How can you adapt?

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Amazing U.S. Bed & Breakfast Statistics [Infographic]

Amazing statistics from the Professional Association of Innkeepers International (PAII) about the American bed and breakfast industry.

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10 Ways to Annoy Millennial Guests at Your Small Hotel

Here are 10 ways that you will surely annoy your millennial guests – to the point that they will shy away from your small hotel.

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How To Attract Business Travelers to Your Small Property or Bed & Breakfast

Here are some facts and tips on what small hoteliers need to do to attract more business travelers.

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The New ‘Cloud’ Buzz Word: What it Means for Small Hotels

Here’s how cloud-based technology can help small hotels, bed and breakfasts, guest houses and inns.

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