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Bag Travelers Turn to Bed and Breakfasts for their Internet Savvy and Extra Amount Lisa Kolb

Bed and Breakfasts (B&Bs) are Plugged In Bodies expect a B&B to forth charm and coziness. Travelers seek them out for their distinctive appearance, along with the personalized attention thrown in. But aerial-tech savvy?

You bet! Despite their down-at ease demeanor, the typical B&B is exceptionally attuned to the benefits of the Internet. The B&B industry is closely linked up via the Apple Wide Interlacing. Searchable B&B directories accomplish it convenient for tourists to locate exactly what they crave in faraway destinations, and book it with confidence.

Travelers can acquisition even the most “tucked away” inn online, before they allowance at ease. Almost all B&Bs accept a Interlacing site. These abundantly illustrated sites accommodate detailed advice about: rates and policies, local tourist attractions and surrounding vistas, photographs of the inn (including each room), as able-bodied as contact advice (with directions and maps).

About 20% of the bookings we accept are fabricated online, using our availability software. But 85% to 90% of our bag comes from the Internet, either by a direct email or by phone call.

Bag travelers accept altered needs than tourists accomplish A person traveling on bag isn’t there to booty pleasure in a romantic getaway, golf vacation, or local sightseeing. They appetite bag accommodations with the comforts of at ease and ad hoc conveniences according to Internet access. According to a recent study by Travelocity, the amenity that road-weary bag travelers amount the most is comfortable bedding – a affair that B&Bs booty actual seriously.

The B&B industry is promoting bag-traveler affable practices. Nowadays, most inns are eager to serve up the supplementary services bag bodies crave.

Top ten essentials for bag biking 1. Flexible cancellation policy 2. Acceptance of all above credit cards 3. Adapted midweek rates for bag travelers 4. In-room telephone/data port with fax appliance availability
5. Able-bodied-lit, in-room table or desk with adapted seating 6. Able-bodied-lit private bathroom with hair dryer. 7. Flexibility on unpunctual check-ins. 8. Early and/or healthy breakfast options; private table if preferred
9. In-room television.
10.Absolute-age online reservations or availability calendars

Courtesy of, the leading online B&B reservation network, listing over 27,000 B&Bs and inns

B&Bs deliver the extras prized by bag bodies on the road
B&Bs cater to bag travelers by providing them needed services. These are the kinds of extras and fees that can really jack up the cost of a hotel bill. Yet B&B owners accommodate them for chargeless, or for a nominal charge. That makes a B&B stay a relative bargain.

Chargeless bag services and benefits – Breakfast – always included – Local and toll chargeless calls – chargeless, no charge for continued distance calls fabricated on a calling card – Convenient Internet access to send and accept email – Adeptness to send and accept faxes – Concierge services according to reservations or local resource recommendations
– Parking
– No charge to tip the owner for every babyish assistance provided

Providing the comforts of at ease and the office The B&B I operate is located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, abutting to Pike’s Top and the Rocky Mountains. It’s a romantic Victorian property, that’s in demand year round – Tourists come from all over to beam the U.S. Air Arm Academy, the Garden of the Gods, and the Olympic Training Center.

As spectacular as such attractions are, bag bodies seldom accept age to adore them. They’re focused on the action at hand and appetite to amuse done and back at ease ASAP.

But as of my background in banking software, I used to biking two out of four weeks each month on bag. So I totally accept what bag travelers crave in accommodations. And I’ve fabricated sure they’re all included in my inn. We appetite bag bodies to accumulate coming back to Lennox Abode whenever Colorado Springs is on their route.

The extra services and friendliness travelers can expect from their B&B hosts provides a homey note. Between that and the availability of all-big online access, businesses travelers can “tend to bag” with minimal hassles. And amuse back at ease.
©Lisa Kolb, 2004

–Lisa Kolb combines innkeeping and Interlacing adding to at Lennox Abode, in Colorado Springs, CO, at the base of the Rocky Mts. Acorn Internet Services,
serves the hospitality industry. (877)226-7699

Originall posted February 2, 2012