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All Change at the B&B Owners Association

By | August 28, 2020

Killarney based Irish B&B Owners Association and Kerry insight are to lose their founder Michael Sharpe and longtime manager John Dicker to retirement. Twenty-five years ago Michael launched the award-winning Kerry Insight. It was the first regional website in Ireland and for many years was the number one website for Kerry. As the Internet matured,… Read More »

Contacting B&B Owners Association

By | July 16, 2020

Hi Everyone We’ve had one or two complaints from B&B Owners they could not contact us. REMINDER – There are only  TWO ways to contact us By Email: By Phone:  064 7754094 Posting on our Facebook page replies with a message saying use the above. Thanks for your co-operation   Michael – B&B Owners Association… Read More »

Cancellation of Bookings – Coronavirus (COVID-19)

By | March 20, 2020

To all B&B Owners There have been an enormous amount of cancellations and we must stress this is beyond our control. We all hope that will not destroy our businesses and that B&B Owners will survive yet another crisis affecting tourism. Booking Cancellations Most guests have been using the correct cancellation procedure by logging on… Read More »

Bed 4 the Night Update

By | March 4, 2020

Bed 4 the Night is our rival to Air B&B. This allows our members to advertise “Room Only” offers and promote them on our network of portals, directories and regional websites on pages branded as “Bed 4 the night”. We also have a dedicated website  NOTE! Members do NOT have to register for this service.… 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 »

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