Thinking outside the box: Small corporate retreats at New England Inns

Meeting at Deerfield InnBy Marti Mayne

This is a topic that’s near and dear to my heart because some of the best meetings I’ve ever been to have been held at the Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) member inns.  As a former … Read more

Three travel predictions for inngoers in 2017

Sarah Lindblom from Captain Jefferds Inn hugs guestRecently, one of the powerhouses of hotel and accommodations booking directories, offered up some very interesting predictions for travel in 2017.  In an article entitled 8 Big Travel Predictions for 2017, used data from 12,781 respondents across … Read more

Erin Andrews need not fear for her safety at DINE Inns

HotelFrontDesk-meanpersonA jury recently ruled that the owner of the Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt and the former operator of the hotel had dropped the ball grievously when it came to guest safety and privacy, thus enabling the infamous nude video (shot … Read more

B&Bs mean business

An article entitled “The Rise of B&Bs for Business Use” recently appeared on In it, the author, Aditya Sanghi, explained that until recently, inns, bed and breakfasts and business travelers rarely overlapped because inns and B&Bs rarely … Read more