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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

Posts Tagged ‘aspiring innkeepers’


Chester Vermont-Country Inn and B&B Mecca

January 16th, 2013 by Janet Wolf

In southern Vermont lies a quiet, friendly town, Chester. The town is known for many things, it boasts of two historical districts and three villages as well as zero stoplights! Its location is idyllic, nestled on the eastern slopes of the Green Mountains in the heart of Okemo Valley, the well-known ski and year round […]

Tennessee Urban Inn In Chattanooga

October 15th, 2012 by Janet Wolf

  Think historic romantic charm then think urban chic, put them together and you get The Stone Fort Inn in downtown Chattanooga. The B&B Team is pleased to offer this unique specialty lodging for sale. What is so wonderful about all the bed and breakfasts, country inns and boutique hotels we currently offer buyers is […]

K is for the 5 Keys to a Strong Business at your Bed and Breakfast

February 28th, 2012 by Scott Bushnell

Marilyn and I had the good fortune this past weekend to work with 9 excited aspiring innkeepers at our A Better Way to Learn InnkeepingTM  seminar held at the Wayside Inn B&B in Ellicott City, Maryland.  What a great group!  We laughed and networked with Bill and Charlotte Schmickle of the Flag House in Annapolis but […]

E is for Entrepreneur

January 18th, 2012 by Janet Wolf

  All of us at The B&B Team work closely with aspiring innkeepers in our ‘Better Way to Learn Innkeeping’ Seminars. And in the immediate future are looking forward to meeting and hopefully inspiring many aspiring folks at the upcoming PAII Innkeeping Conference in Little Rock, Arkansas, January 23-26.  Aspiring innkeepers are also aspiring entrepreneurs. Innkeeper = entrepreneur, interchangeable! Question? […]

T is for Trust…Especially Between an Inn Seller and Buyer

January 11th, 2012 by Scott Bushnell

Just yesterday I received a call from an innkeeper with whom I have had a relationship who was considering selling his inn, a 7 room bed and breakfast inn in a nearby state.  Just what we do!  Thanks for the call!   We opened up a dialog about the inn, its size, its location, discussed the process, […]

Innkeeping Seminars – A First Step

February 28th, 2011 by Janet Wolf

Education is a key component in any endeavor we choose to pursue in our lives. As toddlers we rise to a new level and explore new heights.  We look, touch, feel and then store in our memory banks everything we learn.  We also learn a few things not to touch, the ouchies?  Hopefully as adults […]

A Soothing Sanctuary: Room Design That Works

July 27th, 2010 by Janet Wolf

by Janet Wolf of The B&B Team A warm and inviting, well appointed and soothing sanctuary. Isn’t that what every innkeeper wants to provide for their guests?  How do you achieve that?  Interior design can be a daunting task and choosing the right style for your inn is a very personal and individual journey.  I […]

The B&B Team is Growing!

January 4th, 2010 by Peter Scherman

Peter Scherman and Rick Wolf of The B&B Team® are pleased to announce the affiliation of Scott & Marilyn Bushnell of Bushnell & Bushnell Innkeeping Services as new Affiliates of The B&B Team®. Bushnell & Bushnell Services is based in Berlin, MD, complementing our offices in Kennebunk, Maine and Scottsville, Virginia. The B&B Team®, founded […]

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