‘Bed and Breakfast in Europe’ report: facts and figures from the B&B industry

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The report contains many graphics and tables, it will be sent to you as a digital PDF-document.

Interesting: the average room price for a bed & breakfast in Europe is € 76.46 (per night) and the average annual sales amount to € 16700. These are just two facts that emerge from the Bed & Breakfast in Europe research report, a must-have for anyone who wants to know more about the European B&B industry. This report is also very enlightening for the already operative B&B-owners: get to know the competition with this report. Continue reading

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Make your B&B attractive for business travellers: 5 tips

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Charming, fully equipped meeting room at Bed & Breakfast Erve Fakkert in Rossum.

Did you know that one out of three B&B guests is a business traveller? Ever more professionals prefer a bed & breakfast over a hotel for their business trips. Thus it would be smart to not only focus on tourists, but also on business travellers. Five tips.
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Promote your B&B without commission, at Bedandbreakfast.eu

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At Bedandbreakfast.eu you don’t pay commission. Instead, you pay a fixed amount per year.

Would you like to promote your B&B on the internet, but don’t want to pay commission? At Bedandbreakfast.eu you pay a fixed amount per year, no matter how many bookings you receive. That way you can save hundreds of euros a year.
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7 tips to make sure guests return to your B&B

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A beautiful flower bouquet on the patio of B&B Appartamentos Cancajos in Breña Baja in Spain.

As a B&B owner you probably aim your marketing activities mostly at new guests. An important group of potential guests is often forgotten: the people who have already stayed at your B&B. With some extra attention you can turn them into your biggest fans, so they keep returning to your bed & breakfast. 7 tips to commit guests to you.
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Which risks do you run with your bed & breakfast?

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A lot of damage can be prevented by becoming aware of the risks in running your bed and breakfast beforehand.

B&B owners often are not aware of the risks they run with their bed and breakfast. With a clear insight you can take specific actions to prevent damage. Think of an inspection of your appliances, a check of the water pipes and a roof check. But also: consciously handling theft risks, a proper key system, and clear information provision to your guests with regard to your terms and conditions.
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Make a big difference with a small gesture

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Often it’s the little surprises that B&B guests remember, such as sweets in the room.

How can you make sure guests leave contented after their stay in your bed and breakfast? By offering a pleasant ambiance and an excellent service of course. But most of all – something you might not always think of – with unexpected extras.
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B&B group accommodation: tips to distinguish yourself

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Bed and Breakfast Villa Gabi in Santa Coloma De Farners in Spain, a sunny location for a group outing.

Would you like to start a bed & breakfast and do you have a lot of space, then consider starting a group accommodation. There is a large demand for B&Bs for groups. If you go about it cleverly, you can build up a remarkably successful bed and breakfast. A few tips.
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More guests for bed & breakfasts worldwide


Tourists are choosing a more social way of traveling. A B&B offers the personal experience they are seeking.

Bed & breakfasts worldwide experience strong growth. During the first half of 2015, the number of reservations at B&Bs was 39% higher than in the same period last year, and the number of accommodations increased by 18%. Especially couples without children choose bed & breakfast, statistics of Bedandbreakfast.eu, the world’s largest B&B website, show. Continue reading

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Don’t miss out on guests, make sure you have enough reviews

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Does your B&B have less than five reviews on Bedandbreakfast.eu? Then chances are that many visitors pass on your accommodation. Luckily, there’s a fast and easy way to collect more reviews, so your B&B will be better findable on Bedandbreakfast.eu and in Google. Continue reading

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Ready for summer? 3 tips for a top season!

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Entice guests with pictures of an al fresco breakfast, a sitting area on the terrace, or a barbecue. Picture: B&B De Appelgaard in Culemborg, Netherlands

Is your bed & breakfast ready for summer season? Prepare to welcome many guests with these 3 tips! Continue reading

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