Author Archives: mxs

Commission and Online Travel Agents

By | August 18, 2017

Many members are very concerned about their profitability with the large commission levels charged by OTAs such as b**king.com. Additionally, this is forcing up room rates for those that use this service, making them less competitive against those B&Bs that don’t. Depending on membership full or associate our typical levels of commission are either FREE… Read More »

New website for DINGLE Ireland

By | August 18, 2017

Due to our policy of developing websites for specific regions if the membership warrants it, we have just launched https://dingle-bnb.com for our 30 members in the Dingle Peninsula Area. remember this is to help you get commission free or low cost bookings, so please help us promote this on social medial by mentioning this new… Read More »

My B&B Dashboard – Statistics

By | August 3, 2017

We’ve added the following statistics to your dashboard (https://m.my-bnb.com):- Graph: Number of bookings received per MONTH v previous YEAR   Pie Chart: Number of bookings confirmed, declined, ignored or cancelled over previous 12 months   List: % Nationality or Country of guests Coloured Box: Summary of bookings Graph: Value of Booking received by MONTH v previous… Read More »

STRIPE Payments terminal on your smartphone

By | July 24, 2017

Using your smartphone Internet browser (Safari or Chrome) log on to https://m.my-bnb.com and tap on STRIPE in the menu. This displays your STRIPE Virtual Terminal You can then use you smartphone as a credit card terminal – use it anywhere you have a WiFi or phone signal There are NO monthly charges and can replace… Read More »

Booking Cancellations

By | July 20, 2017

In the new Dashboard (https://m.my-bnb.com) the way we handle cancelations is much improved. Both guests and B&B owners may cancel a booking  and for the most part, the work involved is minimal. The instances of how a booking can be canceled are:- A GUEST may cancel a booking by logging on to https://your-booking.com – this… Read More »

B&B Owners Association – Room & Rates Display

By | July 10, 2017

We recently upgraded to a  new “My B&B” dashboard https://m.my-bnb.com and at the same time introduced a new room & rates display. Many have complained about this or have not seen the reason for the update. Our intention was not to create more work for you but the ease the administration process. The upgrade was… Read More »

B&B Owners – New Websites

By | July 10, 2017

As our membership grows we are adding new websites or directories at a town, regional or country level. This past month we have added https://kenmare-bnb.com for the B&B Owners in Kenmare Ireland and https://bnb-italy.com for our growing membership in Italy. We hope our members will get behind these websites, mention them in their correspondence and promote or… Read More »

The My B&B Dashboard – B&B Owners Association

By | July 4, 2017

AS you all know by now we have updated both the “My B&B’ dashboard and the way we display your room rates. These changes require you to read the new documents in https://bnbowners.com/tutorial/ We have had praise and criticism for this move forward and we understand that people don’t like change. I will try to… Read More »