B&B Owners with STRIPE Accounts

By | February 3, 2020

B&B Owners payments Currently, 43 of our members have had payouts restricted. This is normally due to NOT responding to STRIPE emails that request some action or security issue. Some members have large amounts of money waiting to be paid. If you have a concern about this, please log on to https://dashboard.stripe.com where you can… Read More »

“Bed 4 the Night”

By | January 15, 2020

Update for those members offering at least one room without breakfast ie. “Bed 4 the Night” We have now added a Bed 4 the Night page to our Ring of Kerry Website https://ringofkerrytourism.com/bed4thenight.php Throughout the next few weeks, we will be adding this feature to all of our regional websites in Ireland. This will allow… Read More »

Managing “No Shows” & Cancellations

By | January 9, 2020

Imagine this! It’s about midnight, and you’re about to call it a day but a specific guest who has made a reservation has not turned up. You’ve waited all day, but there’s been no communication from the guest. You realise that it’s a classic case of “no-show”, an increasingly common occurrence for B&B Owners.  Dealing… Read More »

Stripe Payments

By | December 30, 2019

Members of the B&B Owners Association have now collected payments of over €2 million using the Stripe payments system. From Jan 14th 2020 all payments will reach your bank account in 3 working days. This year we have blocked payments with just 17 lost or stolen cards. In 14 of these cases, the guest used… Read More »

New Membership Features for 2020

By | December 19, 2019

As market trends change, we have to change with them. Often we have been the first to introduce new ideas and minimise the cost to B&B Owners. However, the trends created by the presence of AirBnB has forced many B&B Owners to offer rooms without breakfast to compete effectively. To meet this trend any member… Read More »

Ireland B&B – Hidden Retreats

By | November 15, 2019

For some time now our Blue Circle Club has featured “Hidden Retreats” – B&Bs that are off the beaten track or in tranquil areas where guests can get away from it all. In preparation for 2020, we like to make sure we have as many of our members listed in this section. Please check out https://bluecircleclub.com/hidden-retreats.php… Read More »

B&B Owners – Interesting Phone Calls

By | September 30, 2019

We had a call the other day to asking why we had sent 5 emails saying there was a booking but it didn’t appear in the dashboard. Answer: We sent the B&B Owner an email (and / or SMS) immediately a booking is made, then we wait two days to see if the booking is… Read More »

Blue Circle Club – Visitors

By | September 6, 2019

Members of the B&B Owners Association have 20 or so portals, directories and regional websites in Ireland. Last year we launched the Blue Circle Club website to bring extra benefits to Travel Agents & Guests visiting Ireland. These included:- One-Click Booking Unique Member Discounts Last-Minute Deals Special Offers B&Bs “off the beaten track” Visitors to… Read More »

Ireland B&B Owners – FaceBook

By | September 5, 2019

Did you know Irish B&B Owners have the own FaceBook Page Visit https://www.facebook.com/groups/Ireland.bnb.owners/ and give us a “Like” 👍🏻   Visit the Irish B&B Owners Official direct booking website https://ireland-bnb.com