The BedandBreakfast.com publicity machine was active throughout the spring with continuing coverage focused on BedandBreakfast.com and its members. The sale of BedandBreakfast.com to HomeAaway spurred a number of stories including coverage from HotelExecutive.com and the Washington Post. A number of blogs including Iloveinns.com and tech blogs like tnoz.com also covered the sale.
Chris Eliot, syndicated writer and a leading authority on the travel industry, wrote a story about reviews for the Chicago Tribune; in it, he quoted Bill Chamberlain of the Blue Heron Inn in Darien, GA, mentioning he asks guests to post reviews on BedandBreakfast.com. A FoxNews writer quoted Sandy Soule extensively in a story about alternatives to hotels. NewsMax’s May issue included a story about Peter Greenberg naming BedandBreakfast.com among his top 10 favorite travel sites.
The LA Times Blog featured BedandBreakfast.com’s Value Vacations. The same press release was also featured on Deals blog. Additionally, this deal was featured on The BedandBreakfast.com Blog, Examiner.com, and on EllenBarone.com.
BedandBreakfast.com’s Mother’s Day promotion included a suggestion to send Mom far, far away this year with the gift of a Getaway Gift Card from BedandBreakfast.com. This press release was picked up by media including Forbes.com, Yahoo!, AOL Daily Finance and hundreds of TV stations’ websites throughout the country.
BedandBreakfast.com led the way with a special offer for midweek savings in the Washington Post’s What’s the Deal weekly column. It also appeared in a similar column in the Philly Inquirer.
We were thrilled to learn that BedandBreakfast.com has been taking up a lot of this Wall Street Journal reporter's time.
Marti Mayne and a number of other BedandBreakfast.com members, including Tim Brady at Forty Putney Road B&B and Leslie Mulcahy of the Rabbit Hill Inn, were quoted in a story about innkeepers using social media in the Technorati blog. This story also appeared in five other blogs.
Don’t forget to set Google News Alerts to monitor coverage of your inn.
Click the links below to read BedandBreakfast.com press releases from the last two months.
SURVEY SAYS: MOM WANTS YOU TO SEND HER AWAY FOR MOTHER’S DAY
BedandBreakfast.com survey shows B&B getaways rank with a family dinner for top Mother’s Day gift choices
NANO BREAKS PERFECT FOR RECESSION-WEARY TRAVELERS
B&Bs turn mini escapes into maxi values
THIS MOTHER’S DAY, SEND YOUR MOTHER-IN-LAW AWAY. FAR AWAY.
The Getaway Gift Card™ from BedandBreakfast.com will whisk your mom-in-law away to her choice of 4,000 luxurious B&Bs -- she’ll thank you for the send-off and you’ll get 10% off.
B&Bs WORLDWIDE ENTICE TRAVELERS WITH VALUE VACATION OFFERS
From free overnight stays and dinners to discounts, gifts, picnics, and ice cream, B&Bs entice travelers with reasons to choose bed and breakfasts
DIAMONDS ARE A GIRLS (AND GUYS) BEST FRIEND
BedandBreakfast.com Diamond Collection Inns are Perfect Places to Pop the Question – the first in a series
HOMEAWAY ACQUIRES BEDANDBREAKFAST.COM
HomeAway Family of Websites Now Provide Travelers with the Most Comprehensive Alternative to Hotels
By Emily Starbuck Crone