Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Heartland Conference Information Available

B&B owners - want to Rest, Relax and Rejuvenate Your Revenue? Plan on attending the 2011 Heartland B&B Conference at Eureka Springs, AR, February 21-23, 2011. On-line registration is now available, along with many conference details. See: Conference Webpage

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Ideal Last Minute Gift

Need that last minute gift and can't think of any thing that special person needs? How about downloading a gift certificate form Bed & Breakfast Inns of Missouri? It's easy - just go to the BBIM Gift Certificate Page and follow the instructions - print out the gift on your printer and present it at the party, or Christmas Eve or Christmas Morning get-together.

It's also a good present for Kwanzaa or for your other religious or secular gift giving tradition.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Aspiring Innkeeper Package under revision

We are updating the Aspiring Innkeepers Info Package that BBIM has available for sale to folks who are considering becoming innkeepers. Besides general information applicable anywhere, it also includes Missouri-specific information on how to find your way through the maze of government requirements. Here's the link.

Monday, November 29, 2010

Missouri B&Bs in the news

Bed and Breakfast Inns of Missouri recognizes member inns in the news.

Trisha Wischmann, of TLC Wellness B&B, a charter member of BBIM located in Jackson, MO, was interviewed in the Southeast Missourian.

The Lodge at Grant's Trail, a fine member inn in St. Louis, was featured in the latest issue of Show-Me Missouri, Missouri's Travel Magazine.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

BBIM recognizes our own veterans

A number of BBIM members are veterans. These include:

Tom Corey, Rock Eddy Bluff Farm, of Dixon - U.S. Navy
Jo Lynn Forney, Almoos't Heaven B&B, of Success, MO - U.S. Army
Carl McGeorge, Loganberry Inn, of Fulton - U.S. Army
Larry Miskel, Stone Haus B&B, of Hermann - U.S. Army
John Rolsen, Garth Mansion, of Hannibal - U.S. Air Force
Bill Wayne, Cedarcroft Farm, of Warrensburg - U.S. Air Force
Gus Wischmann TLC Wellness B&B, of Jackson - U.S. Army
Conrad & Dixie Yates Yates House, of Rocheport - both served in the U.S. Army

Bed & Breakfast Inns of Missouri wishes to thank each of these members for their service to America (and to apologize to any who were omitted).

Monday, November 8, 2010

Gift Certificates Good for 5 Years

Yes, gift certificates issued by Bed & Breakfast Inns of Missouri are good for 5 years from the date issued - even if a shorter date is printed on them. If you have one sitting in a drawer, don't let it go to waste - come stay at a member inn. You can find member inns at BBIM.ORG.

Friday, November 5, 2010

New Officers and Board members will be announced onTuesday

Bed & Breakfast Inns of Missouri has completed its election cycle and the new Board members and officers will be announced Tuesday at the meeting in Fulton.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

BBIM announces Fall Conference

Bed & Breakfast Inns of Missouri announces our Fall Annual Meeting, Tuesday, November 9, 2010 in Fulton, MO (home of the Winston Churchill Memorial). The Fulton Country Club will host the meeting, from 10 AM to 3 PM; the $20 per person cost includes a buffet lunch. For links to more information and registration forms, see www.bbim.org/conference.htm.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Cedarcroft Farm announces wireless internet

The Cottage on the Knoll at Cedarcroft Farm, Western Missouri's Ultimate Romantic Hideaway, is happy to announce that we now have DSL internet with wireless access at the Cottage. Guests (those who want to stay in touch) now can do so on their laptops, from the Cottage - even while enjoying our upcoming fall weather on the glider swing on the porch.

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Member Inn featured in St. Louis Today

Napoleon's Retreat B&B in St. Louis was featured in the business section of Stlouistoday.com, website associated with the St. Louis Post Dispatch. See the article.

Way to go Jeff & Michael!

Thursday, May 27, 2010

BBIM Welcomes Saint Agnes Hall

The new owners of Saint Agnes Hall B&B in Macon, MO, have joined Bed & Breakfast Inns of Missouri as a fully inspected and approved member. Bart & Teresa White invite visitors to Macon to visit their B&B website, www.stagneshall.com.

Monday, May 17, 2010

BBIM Welcomes Almoos't Heaven

Almoos't Heaven Bed & Breakfast, in rural Success, MO, has joined BBIM as a fully inspected and approved member. JoLynn & Brian Forney invite you to visit their website www.almoostheaven.com.

Monday, April 12, 2010

Hope to have some new inn members soon

BBIM has several new applicants undergoing inspection now. After they're approved and added to BBIM's website, we will announce them here and on Facebook so our followers can see new opportunities for great places to stay in Missouri.

Sunday, February 28, 2010

Anchor Inn on the Lake announces Exciting Spring Escape Specials

Shake off cabin fever with a Spring Escape at Anchor Inn on the Lake Bed & Breakfast, located on Table Rock Lake near Branson, MO.

Tell the boss (or ask nicely) you need a get away and come on down to Anchor Inn on the Lake Bed & Breakfast for a marriage enhancing few days in the beautiful Ozark mountains on the shores of Table Rock Lake.

We're pleased to offer these two great Spring Escape Specials.

  • Two night mid-week special. Stay with us for two mid-week nights and get the second night at half price. Offer applies to any of our four romantic rooms.
  • Three night mid-week special. Stay with us for three mid-week nights and get the third night free. This offer also applies to any of our four romantic rooms.

There's no better place and time to have some private quiet time together than at Anchor Inn on the Lake Bed & Breakfast in the Spring. Wondering what shows and attractions are open? Check out our page on Bransonontheweb.com.

Mid-week nights are Sunday through Thursday nights. Offers are good March 1 through April 30, 2010. Discounts will be applied at check in.

Bed & Breakfast
"A Bed & Breakfast on Table Rock Lake near Branson"
Branson West, MO

Sunday, February 21, 2010

BBIM on Facebook

Bed and Breakfast Inns of Missouri invites you to see our Facebook page. You can find the link at the bottom of the left panel of www.bbim.org, or click to it directly. Fans are welcome, and the Facebook site should be a source of information on events and specials as posted by our BBIM member inns.

Friday, February 12, 2010

Conference Comments

Around 70 innkeepers and Aspiring Innkeepers attended the educational conference in Columbia earlier this week. They attended sessions on tech and marketing issues, especially issues relating to use of social media. Attendee survey results indicate that most members were highly satisfied with the conference's value and ready to put what they learned into action. BBIM is looking into scheduling a workshop for Aspiring Innkeepers in the future.

Monday, February 8, 2010

From the BBIM Educational conference

1st day of our conference, and half way through the 1st session have picked up some good info, and some info I have questions about. This session is on website design. Lot more to come!


Friday, January 22, 2010

Welcome to BBIM's new blog

BBIM (that's Bed & Breakfast Inns of Missouri) is moving into the world of blogging. We expect to provide posts about Association activities, items of interest to possible guests, and information provided by individual inns. Comments are enabled for posts - and are welcome.

To locate inns near specific Missouri attractions, go to BBIM.ORG's Attractions search.

To find inns near a special event, go to BBIM.ORG's Events search.

Monday, January 4, 2010

Missouri Innkeepers Conference 2010

The Bed and Breakfast Inns of Missouri invite you to join us for our Annual Missouri Innkeepers Conference taking place this year February 8-9, 2010 at the Holiday Inn Select in Columbia Missouri. 

New technologies, changing marketing opportunities, ever changing customer preferences.... are you ready for what's next?

The goal of the BBIM Education Conference is to provide you the chance to learn more today for a profitable tomorrow.

Education is a key component of the BBIM mission, and the annual educational conference is specifically planned to help you be better prepared for future success in our ever changing industry.  By joining us, you will take advantage of this opportunity to gain further insight into the issues that will impact the future of your business. This conference has been planned for you by innkeepers who care about you and the future of our dynamic industry.

The conference offers:
  • Expert speakers
  • Informative workshops
  • Exhibitors that cater to the innkeeping industry
  • Great networking opportunities with other innkeepers

Register and Pay by January 15th to be earn a $25 discount on your registration

Conference Details can be found on our website
  • Conference Program
  • Registration Information
  • Payment Information
  • Conference Location and link to discounted lodging - if you make reservations on/before 1/25/2010

Conference Contact Information
Refer Questions To: Allan Schilter: 417-581-3839, email Allan
BBIM Administrator Amy Brower: 417-209-7702 email Amy

Registration & Payment Questions
BBIM Administrator Amy Brower: 417-209-7702 email Amy