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Living the dream of owning a B&B
The Wall Street Journal    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
For lots of people, running a bed-and-breakfast is a bunch of different daydreams rolled into one. Living in a beautiful old house off the beaten path. Meeting new and interesting people. Being the social hub of a small community. And, of course, getting paid for all of it. More

You've got insurance. But are you covered?

As an innkeeper, it is important to know that a homeowner's insurance policy may not adequately insure your business. Call 1-800-899-0000 to get a quote or click here for more information.

Boutique evolved: 5 key trends    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Boutique hotels first appeared in 1981 with Anouska Hempel's Blakes Hotel in London, Ian Schrager's Morgans Hotel in New York and Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group's first operated property, the Bedford Hotel in San Francisco. More

Hotels collect guest reviews from Facebook
Hotel News Resource    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
"Our Guest Review System continues to gain momentum with hotels, restaurants and spas since our launch only three weeks ago," said Mr. DJ Vallauri, Lodging Interactive's founder and president. "And now with the integration into Facebook hotel pages, hotels have an opportunity to collect and share their guest reviews to over 800 million Facebook users." More

Find a Bed and Breakfast Inn Online bed and breakfast directory search will allow you to find the ideal bed and breakfast inn, whether you are looking by location, amenities or specials.

Forget Facebook: 4 reasons your company needs a Google+ Page
Inc.    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Just when a marketing strategy in 140 characters or less started to seemed normal, the social media scene for businesses completely changed. Google debuted Google+ Pages, the brand-specific accounts for its new social network. Pepsi has joined, as have Macy's and Toyota. And experts say, you should, too, if you haven't already. More

TripAdvisor announces 2012 travel trends forecast
PR Newswire via TripAdvisor    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
TripAdvisor®, the world's largest travel site, recently announced the results of its annual travel trends survey of more than 2,700 U.S. travelers. Despite the current economic climate, 31 percent anticipate they will spend more on leisure travel next year, while 49 percent expect to spend the same amount as they did in 2011. More

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New TripAdvisor complaint threatens review syndication
Travolution    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Travel giant TripAdvisor is facing a second and potentially more serious complaint to the Advertising Standards Authority that threatens to outlaw all third parties using its reviews to market their products. More

It's back to business for business class
MarketWire via Miami Herald    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
1st-Air.Net reports several international carriers have removed their lowest business class fares during the peak business travel season, drawing a clear line on when and by whom sale fares are to be used. Discounted sale fares, intended for leisure travelers, are currently only being offered over Thanksgiving and the Christmas holiday. More

US promotes tourism as Brand USA
Travel Weekly    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The Corporation for Travel Promotion is unveiling its logo and a global branding strategy for international tourism marketing that will focus on the diversity and potential of the U.S. as a land of "awesome possibilities." More

Obama signs Asia-Pacific business travel bill
The Associated Press via Boston Globe    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
President Barack Obama signed a bill recently making it easier for U.S. business travelers to access Asia-Pacific nations more freely and quickly. Obama signed the measure just before taking the stage to address the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation CEO Summit in his native Hawaii, referring it to it as an "APEC business gold card." More

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Mistakes to avoid when buying accounting software
Caribbean Media Vision    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Evaluating and purchasing accounting software can be a daunting task. There are so many options to choose from, that often the choices seem endless. However the benefits of upgrading or installing a new system could mean the end of countless headaches, fewer hours stuck in the office and less time spent sifting through a barrage of Excel spreadsheets used to keep track of what's really going on in your business. More

Breakfast pizzas in a cup recipe
Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Take the ever-loved breakfast combo of bacon and eggs, bake them on a crisp pizza crust, and you have an exciting twist on tradition. Shake it up a bit with sausage, Canadian bacon, or even huevos rancheros toppings. These pizzas are a quick, easy and fun way to eat a traditional breakfast. More

PAII Corner

New educational opportunity brought to you by PAII
2011 PAII Online Inn-tensive

PAII    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
If you feel like your a lap or two behind in the marketing race, do we have an opportunity for you! Two afternoons of "inn-tensive" education for the marketing novice. Our five experts will cover budgeting, website design, mobile and social marketing as well as review sites in connection with your over all public relations and marketing planning. This opportunity is specifically geared for the innkeeper who needs some foundational education in planning and designing a successful path to get ahead in the marketing race!

When: Nov. 29-30, 2012 (1-4:30 p.m.)

Where: Right from the comfort of your own office, this is an online inn-tensive built for the busy innkeeper.


Ready to sign up? Want to get more details?


WORDS of 100™ available online
PAII    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

A comprehensive e-book has just been released entitled, In the WORDS of 100™ ... A unique glimpse into the real world of 100 Bed & Breakfast Owners/Innkeepers. This WORDS of 100™ book is packed with Insights, Ideas and Inspiration that will connect current and aspiring B&B Owners/Innkeepers from across the country in a very unique way. The book is available for purchase at for only $24.95 and it downloads immediately.
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