Recently we at Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) have been hearing commercials on the radio about how Westin Hotels offer stays “all about you”. We in the innkeeping world find the notion of a hotel chain, with hundreds of … Read more
January is resolution month. And the Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) have solutions for your resolutions. We’re willing to bet that at least one of your resolutions has to do with more travel, more adventure or perhaps more romance. … Read more
According to BedandBreakfast.com’s Winter Traveler survey, 24-percent of travelers are planning a holiday getaway. That means just about one in every four travelers will not be home for the holidays. More than half of those planning to stay at … Read more
From time to time, we like referencing other blogs. We thought this one was a particularly good one, helping you to prepare for your next DINE getaway. Coming to us from TravelingMom.com, this advice will help you to prepare
These days everything comes with some kind of warning. Whether it’s “hazardous to your health”, “slippery when wet” or “contains small pieces”, it seems that everything has some kind of inherent risk. Therefore in full disclosure, the Distinctive Inns of … Read more
Chances are you’re just beginning to recover from the holidaze. Hanukkah and Christmas are recent memories with all their shopping, wrapping and entertaining, and then there’s the week in between until New Year’s. Add Kwanzaa, Solstice, Pan American Aviation Day … Read more
One of the best things about Distinctive Inns of New England is no matter what kind of weather or setting you seek, you’ll find an inn set in a gorgeous location for enjoying the region around you! Love the mountains? … Read more
The morale of the story? Red wine and champagne can be very good for you! Whether you enjoy a glass while planning your DINE getaway or during your stay at any of the 11 Distinctive Inns of New England, research shows that a glass of wine or a little bubbly can be good for your memory, heart and circulation. The innkeepers at Distinctive Inns of New England concur adding it’s good for the vacation too!
There's a new kid on the DINE block and Distinctive Inns of New England is thrilled to welcome their newest member, Inn at Harbor Hill Marina. Located in Niantic, CT, the Inn at Harbor Hill Marina is DINE's southern-most member and our Connecticut connection.
The Distinctive Inns of New England have made planning your vacation easy. If you're looking for romantic getaways, culinary or spa vacations simply visit the DINE package and special page online. There you'll find just about anything you might want from high adventure zip lining and off-road adventure packages to golf or dining packages.
Oh baby, it may still be cold outside, but inside you’ll find hot deals at Distinctive Inns of New England. Look for everything from great rates to hot dates at DINE member inns throughout New England. With special offers on … Read more
There’s an interesting campaign underway sponsored by the B&B industry which might be of interest to everyone in search of romantic New England getaways and New England travel. A sort of “Got Milk” campaign to help travelers discover what today’s … Read more
oday's innkeepers still go out and shovel snow - sometimes for days on end - while they also juggle everything from restaurant management to social networking, something good ol' Bob Newhart hadn't even conceived of yet. From time to time, they're up all night holding court with older guests regaling stories of their younger years on aircraft carriers or taking guests who fell out of bed to the hospital.
We know we’re preaching the country inn advantages to the choir here. Help us to spread the word. Pass this on to your hotel-going friends and family who are looking for distinctive hospitality, delicious breakfasts and complimentary wi-fi, snacks and beverages when they travel. Show them the better way to stay is also the value way to stay at a DINE inn.
Leslie Mulcahy at the Rabbit Hill Inn clued me in via Facebook that today (March 25) celebrates International Waffle Day. This illustrious day is not the day to make important decisions. In fact, it's quite the opposite. Today is the one day of the year you're allowed to waffle on decisions and eat one too!