Author Archives: mxs

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

Last Minute Bookings

By | August 20, 2019

Due to the online travel agents (booking.com and alike) and their emphasis on hotels with “reservation staff” the last minute booking is now creeping into the B&B Sector bigtime. The B&B Owners day is a busy one, particularly in the season but a regular check on your bookings will save a lot of hassle. There has… Read More »

Stripe Payments System – the Benefits & SCA

By | August 16, 2019

 PLEASE READ: About 80% of our members in Ireland have a registered Stripe account and many use it to take payment with one click or use the virtual terminal on their smartphone on a regular basis. However, those not registered have seen increasing problems due to a change in consumer trends. This year we have seen… Read More »

B&B Owners News

By | August 16, 2019

We get many phone calls with questions that are covered in detail by our regular newsletters. Less than 10% of our members read our newsletter items – many cover interesting ways to help your business and get the best out of your membership. http://bnbowners.com/news/

Jobs Page

By | May 16, 2019

Over the years we have been approached by many people seeking work in the Irish B&B sector and have really done nothing about it. We now have the perfect vehicle in the B&B Owners Association website. We love to have feedback on whether you, our members, would like to have a vacancies/jobs page on our… Read More »

Cancellations and Booking System

By | May 2, 2019

The OTAs (booking.com and alike) methodology in taking bookings has created a new consumer behaviour – “I can cancel any time regardless”. Although this is a great selling point for OTAs, it is not helpful to B&B owners. In order to protect our members from cancellations on a whim, we have made a number of… Read More »