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Key Factors Driving Travel Behavior in the Bed & Breakfast Industry

2014 BnBFinder Infographic highlights exciting and unexpected consumer trends in B&B and Travel Industry.

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“Our infographic shows that travelers have a strong affinity for staying at true B&Bs and inns” says Mary White, CEO and Founder of BnBFinder and author of Running a Bed & Breakfast For Dummies.

New York, NY (PRWEB) June 04, 2014

BnBFinder.com, the world’s most comprehensive independently owned bed and breakfast directory is celebrating its 15 Year Anniversary this month. To mark the momentous milestone, the online directory and marketing search engine introduces its 2014 infographic highlighting consumer trends in the Bed and Breakfast and travel industry.

The infographic begins with catalyst drivers for travelers, and reveals Consumer Reviews and certain Package Incentives like culinary offerings to be most important when deciding where to stay. Next the infographic explores important amenities and B&B offerings to sway the traveler to their property. Always, think B&B’s have shared bathrooms? So did many of our subscribers according to our statistics. Think social interactions between guests was a negative for B&Bs? In fact, that is the leading reason travelers decide to choose B&Bs over hotel accommodations.

“Our infographic shows that travelers have a strong affinity for staying at true B&Bs and inns” says Mary White, CEO and Founder of BnBFinder and author of Running a Bed & Breakfast For Dummies. “As you can imagine, in 15 years the industry and the technological landscape has changed so much. Many use 'BnB' in their name and this infographic helps us know what drives consumers to stay at certain properties, and we can use that information to market our services even better over the next 15 years.”

Other key findings from the BnBFinder 2014 Guest Survey:

  •     70% of travelers are not concerned about gas prices affecting their travel plans this year
  •     65.3% of B&B travelers prefer B&Bs/inns over all other travel accommodations
  •     62% of B&B travelers would consider a B&B for business travel

To view the infographic, visit: https://www.bnbfinder.com/pdf/Infographic.pdf.

About BnBFinder.com

BnBFinder.com is the world's most comprehensive independently owned bed and breakfast directory. Launched in 1999 by author and noted B&B expert Mary White, BnBFinder.com was the first bed and breakfast directory to offer RSS Feeds, a blog, downloadable content for handheld devices, and guest reviews. In 2011, BnBFinder-Mobile was launched – the first mobile bed and breakfast directory to offer location based searches (LBS). BnBFinder.com is a top-rated directory with thousands of B&B, inn, and boutique hotel listings from all over the world. Featuring the most extensive advanced search function of any B&B directory, visitors can modify results using over 130 search options.


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