Managing Costs

BedandBreakfast.com, Rezovation, and Webervations Raise Prices

Posted by on January 13, 2012 at 4:39 pm

BedandBreakfast.com, Rezovation, and Webervations have raised prices again.  Upon recently visiting their websites to update our analysis of comparative pricing, we discovered that another wave of price increases have been rolled out in the last 6 months.  But don’t take our word for it, visit their websites for yourself. BedandBreakfast.com for example now charges about […]

Property Management System for Bed & Breakfasts

Posted by on September 7, 2011 at 5:32 pm

Get your Demo today Engineered as an alternative to products like RezOvation ®, Webervations ®, SuperInn, Resnexus ®, Hostel Power, HostelMate, etc., IWBFrontDesk has one major advantage: lower cost.  In our last article, we showed price comparisons indicating savings of 30% to 75%+ versus many of the most popular PMS providers.  Now, for complete details, […]

Introducing IWBFrontDesk, a Full-Featured PMS

Posted by on April 19, 2011 at 1:55 pm

At BedBreakfastTraveler.com, we have received a literal outpouring of interest in IWBFrontDesk, a new full-featured property management system to be released in just several weeks.  At Instant World Booking, one of our core principles is that technology should not only make your life easier and more efficient, it should also reduce your costs.  IWBFrontDesk certainly achieves […]

New Booking Engines, Lower Prices for 2011

Posted by on November 1, 2010 at 4:23 pm

Following is a letter published to our fellow members of the Professional Association of Innkeepers International (paii.org): We wish to introduce to you our new Booking Engines (Online Reservation System) for 2011.  They’re available right now!  BedBreakfastTraveler.com (Instant World Booking) believes that this announcement is quite timely.  Economic conditions in North America, and for the B&B industry […]

Webervations Booking Engine? Switch Now and Get $200 Back

Posted by on May 12, 2010 at 7:52 am

If you’re using Webervations’ Booking Engine for your bed & breakfast or inn website, switch now and receive up to $200.00 back.  Contact BedBreakfastTraveler.com (Instant World Booking) for more information, or see the following page to learn more about our booking engine services: http://www.bedbreakfasttraveler.com/booking-engine.php Not only does BedBreakfastTraveler.com offer a better and more flexible solution than Webervations, […]

RezOvation Pricing

Posted by on December 30, 2009 at 11:40 am

If you’ve been reading our Intelligence for B&Bblog, you know that BedBreakfastTraveler.com believes in transparency, especially when it comes to pricing of services for your B&B.  Occasionally, we profile other services which compete with ours.  We don’t care so much that mentioning competing services basically amounts to free advertising for those services.  We’re more interested […]

BedandBreakfast.com Pricing

Posted by on December 15, 2009 at 9:02 am

At BedBreakfastTraveler.com, we frequently get asked how our pricing compares to BedandBreakfast.com.  We’re going to answer that question.  In this global economy, margins mean everything to B&Bs and inns, and BedBreakfastTraveler.com (operated by Instant World Booking) can really make a difference to your bottom line. BedandBreakfast.com is a great service, and we would never recommend […]

Avoid Paypal Reserves

Posted by on October 23, 2009 at 4:57 pm

If you use Paypal to charge your guests’ credit cards, you may have noticed some new reserves that Paypal is introducing to account holders.  Reserves amount to increased costs to you, the merchant, and result in delays in receiving your money.  Instant World Booking offers alternative and better methods for collecting from your guests that will not […]

Return on Investment and the Lifetime Value of a Guest

Posted by on May 9, 2009 at 10:23 am

We recently read with great interest the blog entries by Eric Goldreyer, the CEO of Bedandbreakfast.com. Intelligent and well-spoken, Eric speaks in one article of the Lifetime Value of a Guest. In short, this is the value a B&B earns over a lifetime by bringing in one guest. Lifetime Value of a Guest is usually […]

Free Online Advertising and Marketing is King among Bed and Breakfasts

Posted by on November 2, 2008 at 5:01 pm

It never ceases to amaze me how online services continue to require hefty membership fees. The internet is the most efficient information distribution tool ever invented. In today’s lean economic environment, bed and breakfasts are seeking value in their marketing and advertising budgets. With the wide array of services available to inn managers for free, […]

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