Increasing Profits

Talking about Increasing Your Web Exposure for Online Bookings

Posted by on October 18, 2012 at 7:13 pm

When it comes to your accommodation & lodging business, having the right exposure is key.  You want to maximize your potential for online bookings from multiple channels.   But, you don’t want to have all the work of managing your information and updating your calendars on all those channels, right? This is the type of discussion […]

Payments Systems – Why Credit Card Processing can be so Expensive

Posted by on October 2, 2009 at 8:46 am

Our analysts have been searching high and low on the internet for the types of credit card processing that bed and breakfasts use.  Services like Securepay or RezOvation are touted.  RezOvation does not actually provide credit card services, but facilitates links to external merchant processing solutions.  But why are these solution so expensive?  Read on […]

Bed and Breakfasts on the Leading Edge of Innovation and Ingenuity

Posted by on August 27, 2009 at 12:45 pm

As many of you know, is part of the Instant World Booking organization, which includes over 100+ brands of online marketing and booking engines.  At BedBreakfastTraveler, B&Bs are our specialty, but we also have keen insights into other lodging markets. While it may not sound fair, some other lodging sectors consider their marketing strategies to […]

How to Keep Occupancy Rates High – Attract more International Customers

Posted by on August 31, 2008 at 5:51 pm

The economy weighs heavily on everyone’s minds. Many of us are wondering where our businesses will be in a few years, if not in the coming months. Travel and tourism are closely linked to economic trends. Travel has grown at a declining rate, and is even down in some areas. Resort areas are showing declines […]

Paying Too Much for Online Marketing? Lower Your Costs

Posted by on August 18, 2008 at 7:59 pm

The Intelligence for Bed and Breakfasts Blog promised to bring you the most valuable online advice for B&Bs and small hotels, as well as controversial intelligence that you won’t find on other websites. Let’s talk about what matters most to your business: Value. When you shop support services for your bed and breakfast, what’s the […]