Saturday, October 14, 2017

Fall Into Fun At A Missouri Bed and Breakfast

No matter what the reason, the Autumn season through the end of the year is a great time to travel in Missouri!  And if you're in need of lodging, please consider one of our unique, professional, hospitable BBIM member inns.  Enjoy a variety of seasonal attractions, local food and drink, shopping, museums, performances and activities--we've got great places to stay all over the state.  Here's where to find our inns and you may also click over to their website to book and find out more about their property, specials, and area information:

Kansas City/Northwest--Chiefs Football, Crown Center, Plaza Lights, Union Station

Central Missouri--Katy Trail, State Capital, University of Missouri, Wineries, Missouri River,
Lake of the Ozarks--golf, shopping, boating and fishing

North East--Hannibal, Mark Twain, Mississippi River, Maize Maze, Truman State

St. Louis Region--Gateway Arch, Budweiser, Blues Hockey, Missouri and Mississippi Rivers, Hermann vineyards and wineries

South East--Ste.Genevieve wineries, vineyards, and restaurants, Tuum Sauk Mountain, Elephant Rocks State Park

South West--Springfield Bass Pro Shops, Wonder of Wildlife Museum, Missouri State University, Fantastic Caverns

Branson--Silver Dollar City Harvest and Christmas, Live Christmas Shows, Table Rock Lake, Taneycomo trout fishing all year, Veterans Day Parade, Dogwood Canyon, Top of the Rock

PS:  We sell gift certificates online that are joyfully accepted at any of these fine BnBs.



When planning your next vacation to Missouri, visit the Bed and Breakfast Innkeepers of Missouri website for all your lodging needs.

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Saturday, February 18, 2017

PAII Comes to Missouri

The Professional Association of International Innkeepers (PAII) will be hosting America's Innkeeping Conference and Trade Show March 26-29, 2017 at the St. Charles Conference Center in St. Charles, MO.  If you are an innkeeper or want to be one this is the place to get up to date information through educational sessions with knowledgeable presenters, interactions with innkeepers throughout the USA, and learn about/purchase products that can help you in your quest for innkeeping excellence. 

If you are a Missouri Innkeeper or want to be one, stop by the Bed and Breakfast Inns of Missouri (BBIM) booth and pick up information or visit with one of our member inns.

When planning your next vacation to Missouri, visit the Bed and Breakfast Innkeepers of Missouri website for all your lodging needs.

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Sunday, November 27, 2016

Tis the Season ...

to visit a Missouri B&B or buy a Bed and Breakfast Inns of Missouri gift certificate or BOTH! 
Our member inns are located in festive, travel-worthy locations all over the state,  So why not wake-up in one of our member inn's well-appointed guest rooms, with a deliciously prepared complimentary breakfast, and happy, hospitable hosts that strive to help "make your day".  Holiday shopping, entertainment, dining, and relaxation in picture perfect settings.  BBIM also offers online gift certificates that don't cost you to purchase or the BBIM inn to redeem.  Happy Holidays!

When planning your next vacation to Missouri, visit the Bed and Breakfast Innkeepers of Missouri website for all your lodging needs.

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Thursday, August 11, 2016

Ask an Innkeeper at the Missouri State Fair

On Thursday, August 18, 2016, the Missouri Travel Council is hosting a trade show at the State Fair and the Bed and Breakfast Inns of Missouri has a booth.  So drop by the Lowell Mohler Assembly Hall and visit with a MO bed and breakfast owner about staying at one of our unique BnBs while enjoying different areas and attractions in Missouri.

If you have a bed and breakfast in MO or are interested in becoming an innkeeper, stop by for information on our professional organization and find out how BBIM can give you MOre...Missouri is a great state to visit, live in, and own a small business.

BBIM also offers online gift certificates for sale that are gladly accepted at our 60+ fine B&Bs around the state and while you're there, register for a free $50 gift certificate.  For more information on the Missouri Travel Council's Throwback Thursday at the State Fair visit this link .

When planning your next vacation to Missouri, visit the Bed and Breakfast Innkeepers of Missouri website for all your lodging needs.

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Sunday, March 27, 2016

Missouri Inns for Spring and Summer Travel

Missouri state tree, Dogwood
It's Spring--Is there travel in your future?  Consider a stay at a fine Missouri bed and breakfast.

Missouri is the Show Me State.  Let BBIM show you: 
  • 19 inns near the Katy Trail
  • 22 Country inns
  • 9 inns that host weddings
  • 19 inns near Amtrak Stations
  • 35 inns near rivers or lakes
  • 32 inns in wine country
  • 39 Historic Inns
  • 22 inns along the Lewis and Clark Trail
  • 9 inns along Route 66
  • 25 inns near Civil War Sites
All our B&Bs offer a complimentary breakfast, have required licensing, safety equipment and insurance, accept BBIM gift certificates, and provide comfortable accommodations and welcoming hospitality.  Don't take our word for it--check BBIM members great reviews on Trip Advisor, Google+, and Facebook.

Want to be an innkeeper? or have a Missouri BnB? We're always looking for other Mo inns to join our professional organization.  Check out the tab on our website.

When planning your next vacation to Missouri, visit the Bed and Breakfast Innkeepers of Missouri website for all your lodging needs.

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Tuesday, February 2, 2016

It's February--Need a Couple's Getaway...

Consider a professionally ran Missouri bed and breakfast.  It's still winter but what a great time for a little snuggling and reconnecting with your sweetie and we've got just the place.  Check out the BBIM website for an inn near you or take a drive to some place new.  Our B&Bs are smart buys with complimentary breakfasts, comfortable and romantic amenities, and ideas for fun.  Search inns by specials for even more savings and add-ons to your stay.  If you have a BBIM gift certificate, use it ANY time.  Our member bed and breakfasts have informative websites with online availability and booking and/or an option to call and talk to someone who knows.  So, once you've found your getaway destination, it's easy to make it happen!

When planning your next vacation to Missouri, visit the Bed and Breakfast Innkeepers of Missouri website for all your lodging needs.

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Saturday, December 5, 2015

Missouri Bed and Breakfast Inns hold Fall Conference


The Beds and Breakfast Inns of Missouri held their fall conference at Hermann on Wednesday, November 18, 2015.  Innkeepers from B&Bs across Missouri met at Hermann Hill’s Pavillion for business, education, and networking.

Bridgette Kelch from DeBourge House, made an excellent presentation on using Social Media for BBIM and your Bed and Breakfast--a must have for our industry.

Mitch Pies from Pies Insurance (BBIM vendor member) presented information on booking giant, AirBNB and led a discussion on the pluses and minuses of AirBNB and effects of all Short Term Rentals in our world.

Stacy Kistler from Napoleon’s Retreat, spoke on last year’s legislation that came about due to a change in taxing small St. Louis B&Bs as commercial properties and effects on BnBs statewide and what actions BBIM members can take to support new legislation and efforts to protect and prosper our small professional lodging businesses in the new year.

Nancy from Southmoreland on the Plaza, spoke on the new chip card processors and requirements for those that accept credit cards.

As part of our BBIM business meeting, new officers were elected as follows:

President--Gary Scheel (Somewhere Inn Time)
Vice-President-- Nancy Miller (Southmoreland on the Plaza)
Secretary-- Barbara Spencer (Victorian Country Inn)
Treasurer-- David Kelch (DeBourge House)
Quality Control-- Carolyn Hatcher (Stone-Yancey House)
Marketing-- Becky Babler (White River Lodge) and Arlen Schwinke (Epple Haus B&B)
Membership-- Deb Franko (Bass and Baskets)
Gift Card Administrator-- Bridgette Kelch (DeBourge House)
Legislative Chair-- Stacy Kistler (Napoleon’s Retreat)
Social Media Coordinator-- Bridgette Kelch (DeBourge House)

Thank yous were expressed to Terry Hammer and staff of Hermann Hill Inn that in true BnB style, provided delicious snacks, drinks, breakfast and lunch at their beautiful wedding/conference center.

Now is the time to join our professional organization of inspected inns in Missouri.  Contact Membership chair, Deb Franko or any board member to be a part of the future of innkeeping.

When planning your next vacation to Missouri, visit the Bed and Breakfast Innkeepers of Missouri website for all your lodging needs.

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