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The B&B Team

Rick Wolf and Peter Scherman (that’s Rick on the left and Peter on the right) are both experienced speakers who have presented on a range of innkeeping related topics at the state, regional, and national level. They gather and analyze research for the Innkeeping industry and welcome the opportunity to share it with others. Contact Us

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Guest Friendly Trends for 2019

March 13th, 2019 by Janet Wolf

Guest friendly trends for 2019. The B&B Team has collectively stayed in 180 properties in 2018. We can add about 10-15 more for 2019. One can learn a lot travelling and overnighting in that many properties. We all pick up what is trending, what should be improved, and what innkeepers have done well. We also […]

Gettysburg-Prime Destination Location

March 5th, 2019 by Janet Wolf

What makes a prime destination location? It must have enough attractions to draw crowds from far and wide. It must include cultural, historic and natural resources. Gettysburg-Prime Destination Location, has that and much more. It is not just the Gettysburg National Park that is the draw. Even though the park has well over a million […]

Service With A Smile

February 25th, 2019 by Janet Wolf

“…hospitality is, at its core, a business of people interacting with people. If you are able to deliver service with a smile, then your job is already half done.” So well said, thank you Larry Mogelonsky, Hotel Mogel Consulting Ltd. Barbara Streisand sang it in Funny Girl; “people who need people are the luckiest people […]

Rooms and Food With a View-North Carolina OBX

February 12th, 2019 by Janet Wolf

Inns with restaurants for sale, #3 in The B&B Team series, features The Tranquil House Inn and it’s acclaimed 1587 Restaurant for sale. On the outer banks of Shalowbag Bay with vistas of Roanoke Sound sits a stately Outer Banks North Carolina Inn. There is a reason this Inn is called The Tranquil House, nestled […]

National Book Direct Day-Join the Movement

February 4th, 2019 by Janet Wolf

One of The B&B Team’s mantras is; ‘It is all about the guest.’  Meaning innkeepers should focus on the total guest experience. From your website, through the booking process to check-out. The booking process has become more complicated over the last 20 years or so. Agree? A guests’ booking channels to your Inn’s website are […]

Blogging for Your B&B-6 Good Topics to Inspire You

January 21st, 2019 by Janet Wolf

I love it when I come across a good article I can share. Content that can inspire and educate. ‘Blogging Inspiration-12 post ideas to get guests clicking’. Got your attention? Many of The B&B Team’s clients often express angst when the subject of blogging is addressed. This blog on blogging will help relieve some of […]

6 Wedding Survival Tips for Innkeepers

January 11th, 2019 by Janet Wolf

This blog is appropriately titled 6 wedding survival tips for innkeepers or are you sure you want to do weddings at your inn? Advice from innkeepers that have ‘been there and done that’ is always welcome. Even better, these tips are funny and very true, no fake news here. The Inn at Pleasant Lake Innkeeper […]

Kennebunk Inn & Restaurant

January 4th, 2019 by Janet Wolf

This is the second in a featured series of historic inns with restaurants for sale. The interest in food and food travel has consistently grown across America mostly in the last decade. Some areas have tapped into this growth in a big way. One area is Southern Maine.  Bon Appetit named Portland Maine the 2018 […]

Holiday Treasures

December 19th, 2018 by Janet Wolf

Holiday Treasures wrapped with tissue paper (the paper maybe as old as the treasure). Put safely away for another year. They gather no dust, they rest well. Family treasures worth more than gold. Each item cherished with so many memories tied to them. The following are The B&B Team’s holiday treasure remembrances that will hopefully […]

Spirit of Thanksgiving

November 19th, 2018 by Janet Wolf

When families gather around the Thanksgiving table, many will pause for a few moments to express a few words of thanks. What are most people grateful for? A Google search revealed the following: Children’s smiles, family time, freedom and good health, dogs and football…and, you guessed it, food glorious food. Families (dogs included) gathering around […]

St. Louis Neighborhood B&B for Sale

November 14th, 2018 by Janet Wolf

Lovely restored historic home, stunning architecture, late 19th Century planned city district location, walkable neighborhood streets close to everything. Sounds like a good recipe for a B&B.  Stir once and you get the Fleur-de-Lys Mansion Bed & Breakfast, St. Louis neighborhood B&B for sale. Here are a few one-liners from guest reviews: “It is a […]

Vergennes Vermont Champlain Valley Inn for Sale

October 29th, 2018 by Janet Wolf

Enjoy an impromptu picnic on a knoll overlooking a winding river Take a twilight or evening stroll on historic city streets Stop in a café for an espresso and pastry Snuggle with your love on a park bench gazing at the rich architecture of the city This must be Paris? No, its Vergennes. The small […]

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