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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 and give us a “Like” 👍🏻   Visit the Irish B&B Owners Official direct booking website

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 »

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

Guesthouse For Sale

By | January 8, 2019

The Dunsandles Guesthouse in New Brighton is For Sale – The owners are retiring Contact Alan Johnson

B&B Owners Association – Advanced News

By | September 10, 2018

Introducing a better approach for both B&B Owners and Guests -The Blue Circle Club (BCC) …..coming soon Everyone that books a B&B on any members website or our own network of portals, directories and regional website will be invited to join the Blue Circle Club. These are the features that we hope our guests will… Read More »

Interesting Facts – Book a B&B

By | August 15, 2018

Some interesting statistics about 45% of visitors are using mobile devices Users most popular Mobile device – iPhone Users most popular browser – Chrome Biggest age group (24%) – 25-34 year olds 63% of those booking are women 7% of visitors are Travel Agents 70% have English as their mother tongue – next German… Read More »

Airbnb – Falling Foul of EU Law

By | July 18, 2018

Many B&B Owners members have expressed concerns about Airbnb and the effect this has on their business. Airbnb is falling foul of EU consumer laws and has been warned to correct their pricing practices. They only show the service charge to guests once they have chosen and selected there accommodation – this is typically 17%… Read More »

Book Direct Campaign

By | June 18, 2018

The B&B Owners Association exists for the benefit of its members and their guests. Booking either on members websites or on websites operated by the B&B Owners Association means guests are booking directly. Are you aware of the facts and why is this important? Booking with online travel agents (OTA’s) incurs a commission of up… Read More »

Reminder Bookings are Automatically Declined

By | May 14, 2018

I would like to remind all B&B Owners Association members that bookings are declined automatically if not confirmed by them within 3 days. After 24 hours we start sending out reminder emails twice a day – that is five in total. Additionally, we have a facility to send a text to owners mobile phones –… Read More »