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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

Destination Chester Vermont & Inn Victoria

May 29th, 2019 by Janet Wolf

Chester, Vermont is one of New England’s destination locations with a timeless Main Street village charm. I’m talking about two kinds of charm here. Historic charm and sophisticated charm. Chester, Vermont has both. Chester is filled with charming historic Queen Ann, Victorian, and Federal style buildings. Owners take good care of these gems. Whether private […]

Inns for Sale Near NYC

May 16th, 2019 by Janet Wolf

If you are searching for properties near the Big Apple, read on. Year-round tourism from a major metropolitan area like the five boroughs of NYC is strong. City life can be stressful, and people want and need to escape from time to time. Explore somewhere new. See some green or clean snow and quiet! Let’s […]

Bed & Breakfast Pioneers

May 9th, 2019 by Janet Wolf

We can all learn from history, the good and the bad. The mistakes of the past are best learned and remembered so not to repeat them. We also want to learn from past good deeds and practices, so we can continue a legacy. It was innkeepers that first bought historic homes and converted them to […]

Own a B&B in the Land of Enchantment

April 16th, 2019 by Janet Wolf

  Beyond Santa Fe, New Mexico, just 30-minute drive north, rests the village of Chimayo. Nested in the Sangre de Cristo Mountain foothills of the Rocky Mountains. The desert is peaceful here, some ancients viewed it as magical and healing. Today the spiritual mood of the place still exists. And the natural beauty! Chimayo is […]

Are You Just a Bed and Breakfast?

April 10th, 2019 by Janet Wolf

Today you must offer something beyond a standard bed and a breakfast experience if you want to succeed in today’s hospitality sphere. It is not good enough to just survive with average. To be successful and stay successful, you must strive for excellence. Remember how awful it was getting that C- in chemistry in high […]

Top 5 Features Buyers of Inns are Searching For

March 21st, 2019 by Janet Wolf

The B&B Team has years of experience in working with prospective buyers. We recognize features buyers are searching for and work with them to match their wants and expectations. Here are 5 features that often top the list. 1.       Financially Viable 2.       Destination Tourism Location 3.       Good Condition 4.       Expanded Owner’s Quarters 5.       Acreage All […]

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 […]

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