Make your B&B irresistible this winter

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If you have a fireplace, a wood stove, or a garden fireplace, then be sure to show it.

It’s that time again. The time of brisk winter walks, of spending quality time together, hot chocolate, and curling up by the fireplace.  Do you feel enthralled just thinking about this prospect? So do your guests, so be sure to place beautiful winter pictures on your presentation page, and show visitors why wintertime is so wonderful in your bed and breakfast.
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Wanted: new bed and breakfasts for television shows

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Let the construction or renovation of your dream B&B be followed by a camera crew and appear on television!

For various European television production companies, is looking for suitable candidates who are at the verge of realizing their B&B dream. Send us an email with your story today and you might be selected. Continue reading

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‘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 € 16,700. 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 reservationsystem

At 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 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 B&B 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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There is a large demand for B&Bs for groups.(Photo: B&B Riad Aicha in Marrakech).

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, the world’s largest B&B website, show. Continue reading

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