Secrets to More Bed & Breakfast Bookings, Expedia Payback If You Do This, 21 Low Carb Pancake Recipes

Pulling Out All the Stops for Summer Bookings

A Deal Customers Can’t Afford to Miss

Pulling out all the stops for getting summer bookings, the beautiful Hillbrook Inn (above) found ways to lure guests off their couches without the inn giving up dollars. When sent to their newsletter list, there’s no commission to pay either!

Hillbrook’s End-of-Summer Adventure Special

Book before August 31, 2016, to take advantage of all that wild and wonderful West Virginia has to offer this summer – Special includes:, A one-night stay in a qualifying room starting at $139, coupon for up to 20% off an adventure package at Harpers Ferry Adventure Center, coupon for up to $20 off a round of golf at Locust Hill Golf Course, $50 spa credit, $25 wine tour credit, gourmet two-course breakfast.


Expedia, Find New Punishment If You Offer Lower Rates

Expedia and Payback to Hotels Trying to Get Their Own Bookings

A new OTA practice involves deliberately minimizing a hotel’s appearance or ranking on its results pages. …however, in the US the requirement to offer a better rate was dropped after rulings in Europe. Expedia, Stein said, is the most prominent dimmer in the travel business, while has lowered the rankings of some hotels but hasn’t removed their pictures. See more


Pancakes and Very Low Carb Dutch Baby (1 Carb!)

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Be Featured in Our Fall Foliage Coverage

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Hip Minnesota Jumps On Pokémon Go

What Minn. tourist newsletter said: “With the “Pokémon Go” craze in full swing, “trainers” can be seen exploring attractions, parks and landmarks around the state. Next time you’re out searching for Pokémon, take some time to see what else these fantastic Minnesota destinations have to offer.”

Bring More Awareness to Your Inn in Town

Here are a few ways in which your hotel can become a Pokemon Go friendly hotel.  READ MORE >> locals will start sending their vacationing relatives and friends. See how


So Santa Fe – Photos Grab Readers

Find the best photos for your town and area to get across the idea of Unique Experience, Amazing Vacation Getaway.

It’s not easy, but get your visitors bureau on it. What better way to spend tourism dollars than on photos to motivate former guests. Every hotel in town will benefit but they probably aren’t as diligent as you are – you’ll use them.

The photo above illustrated the area’s calendar.
Sep. 18 – Sep. 25, 2016

Santa Fe Margarita Trail – 31 Restaurant Locations
Santa Fe Wine & Chile Fiesta – Various Locations
More of the Santa Fe Calendar


Kate Middleton Appalled at Princess Diana’s Home Being Made Into a Bed and Breakfast

Kate Middleton halts Princess Diana’s brother’s plan to turn the the Althorp estate into a bed and breakfast… Continue Reading




Foley House’s Savannah Savory (Low-Carb) Breakfast Waffles


  • 2 pieces of bacon, cooked and chopped
  • ½ cup of riced cauliflower (raw)
  • ½ cup frozen chopped spinach
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • ½ cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tablespoon bacon fat or melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon garlic powder

Start Cookin’