April 2020

InnTouch – Breakfast Survey Results! Inns Share Their Re-Open Plans for Breakfast


Survey Results – Innkeepers’ New Plans for Managing Breakfast Last week, April 20-24, innkeepers took the I Love Inns Breakfast Plan Survey. Almost all innkeepers have organized a new way of doing things in their individual inns. Less than 1% plan to serve a buffet breakfast. A hand-full of inns were still operating – mostly serving health […]

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Bed & Breakfast Innkeepers Plan for Leisure Travel Comeback

Finally I'll have a new website

What To Do Now to Prepare Ahead In this issue we are giving 4 ideas for preparing ahead for leisure travel comeback. Work On a New Website While things are quiet you have time now to start that long needed new website. It’s easier to get started than you think – We’ve taken many many […]

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How Innkeepers Are Connecting With Guests Now, Airbnb Down 54% in Valuation, Fab Photos for $350, Virtual Cooking classes

Visit Savannah

Visit Savannah Asks Followers to Share If you are involved in your area’s destination development, keep an eye on Savannah’s. They are one of the better visitors bureaus for compelling messages.. Here’s what they emailed, ” Although a trip to Savannah may not be possible right now, we asked our social media followers to tell […]

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Why Guests Choose Other Bed & Breakfast Inns Over Yours

Hotel Owners Predict Leisure Travelers Will Come Back First

Why Guests Choose Other Inns Over Yours The new Five Gables website is a good example of how to design and layout a website so guests will choose your inn over others. (Very important this year!) The Five Gables new website has a well thought out layout that makes it easy to see the benefits of choosing the […]

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Instant Income, Now Is Not The Time To Be Invisible, How to Sell Gift Certificates

Camellia Inn

Camellia Inn Guests Want to Help Sending Newsletters Brings Instant Funds This week a California Inn sent our staff these 2 notes: Sold $700 – “You just sent out an email newsletter for us 2 hours ago telling our guests we were closed but were selling gift certificates. We have sold $700 in Gift Certificates already […]

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Alert to Bed & Breakfast Inns- Cares Act Loans Start This Week, Keep Marketing, What Innkeepers Are Saying Now


Visit Edenton Keep Marketing – Don’t Let 2 Months Turn Into 9 Months A top notch hotel marketing firm today reminded hotels: Historic data and research have proven time and again that companies that actively market during a time of crisis experience higher sales and net income than those going dark. Don’t allow your inn to […]

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