Author Archives: mxs

Cancelling Bookings

By | June 24, 2019

If YOU wish to cancel: There may be the odd occasion that you, the B&B Owner, want to cancel bookings. You have to cease providing B&B or closed due to illness or family bereavement Mistakenly confirming when you meant to decline a booking A more lucrative booking comes in for the rooms ACTION: Log on… Read More »

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 ( 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 »

B&B Owners Website

By | April 24, 2019

I’m pleased to say that our updated Members website is now operational. This now includes the “B&Bs For Sale” section as promised.

Credit Card Terminal iPhone

By | April 23, 2019

We’ve had a few calls about using the Stripe credit card terminal on the iPhone.Here’s a link to the original post to tell you how to set it up for easy access. iPhone Stripe Terminal Link

B&Bs For Sale?

By | April 18, 2019

We’ve had many requests about helping connect members who wish to sell their properties and potential buyers. We are currently updating our B&B Owners Website and will include a new section with B&Bs for Sale. If your B&B is for sale, please let us know on and we will include your property without charge.… Read More »

Blue Circle Club

By | April 3, 2019

All members of Ireland’s B&B Owners Association are featured on the Blue Circle Club website (BCC). Some are missing bullet points – can you check your page and advise of any bullet points you wish to add. Visit: Anyone who books through the B&B Owners Association’s various websites, is invited to join Blue Circle… Read More »

Blue Circle Club – Travel Agents

By | March 6, 2019

Irish B&B Owners properties are only listed in the Blue Circle Club “Travel Agents” dashboard if they have set up a agents discount in their My B&B dashboard. https://my-bnb.comIn other words, you are missing out on bookings from the independent travel agents we have signed up. These are mostly in the USA but some from… Read More »