FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE10/7/04
Bed and Breakfast Innkeepers of Colorado
P.O. Box 38416, Colorado Springs, CO 80937
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Bed and Breakfast Innkeepers of Colorado (www.innsofcolorado.org) in an ongoing effort to highlight the many regional efforts of our BBIC State Members, are happy to announce….
BBIC Presents Jumbled Pillows for Late Fall
B&B INNKEEPERS MEET IN PUEBLO FOR 17TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE, NOV. 7-8, 2004
Bed & Breakfast Innkeepers of Colorado Association (BBIC) recently announced the 2004 17th Annual Conference to be held at the Pueblo Convention Center in Pueblo, Colorado. The plans for the conference look to be the most exciting yet. November 7th through November 8th, bed & breakfast innkeepers from all over the state and aspiring innkeepers will meet to partake in workshops, food and fun!
On Sunday, November 7th, the Aspiring Innkeepers Day-"Making the Transition Innto Innkeeping" will feature seasoned bed and breakfast innkeepers/consultants. Would-be and newly established innkeepers will learn from a variety of topics encompassing the bed and breakfast innkeeping business. Topics will include: Introduction to the B&B Industry, Business Planning, Daily Operations, Marketing Tips, Business and Policies, and Preparing for Success. The Aspiring Innkeepers’ seminar will include a take home workbook. Special rates to attend the entire conference will be given to aspiring day attendees.
On November 8th, The Bed & Breakfast Innkeepers of Colorado (BBIC) 17th Annual Conference gets underway. BBIC President, Trip Butler, says, "We’re really excited about this year’s meeting. The conference will feature well-known speakers who will be there to offer their expertise and experience. Monday’s presentations will include marketing and business topics. The keynote luncheon will be, "The Future of Colorado Tourism", presented by the Colorado Tourism Office’s marketing firm, Praco.
In conjunction with the conference, the Colorado state association, Bed & Breakfast Innkeepers of Colorado, will also hold their annual business meeting. Costs will vary based on dates of attendance. Write or call for more information.
Dates: November 7-8, 2004
Cost: $110-$130 (Aspiring Workshop Day) Additional cost for Monday's General Conference - see innsofcolorado website
HOT SPRINGS SPECIALS IN SOUTHERN COLORADO -Get away from the busy, city life and escape to the San Luis Valley, Alamosa Colorado. Come and enjoy a weekend stay at a lovely Arts and Craftsman style Inn, The Cottonwood Inn Bed and Breakfast and Gallery. Enjoy a complimentary hot springs visit at Joyful Journey Hotsprings, Villa Grove Colorado, by booking a two night stay. Prices range from $55 to $99 per night, additional charges for extra people.
The Cottonwood Inn Bed and Breakfast(Deborah Donaldson)
FINE ARTS CENTER THEATRE PACKAGE: Includes two tickets to the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Theatre. We'll be happy to book your dinner before the show at the Fine Arts Center's "Cravings on the Terrace" restaurant or at one of our many and varied eating establishments in the area. Arrive early to visit the Fine Arts Center and wander through beautiful exhibits. You won't want to miss the spectacular Chihuly glass chandelier on exhibit. $48/couple plus room rate.
ROMAN HOLIDAY WEEKEND: Featuring "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum", Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. October 1 through 24
CHRISTMAS COMEDY WEEKEND: Featuring "Nuncrackers", Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. November 19 through December 12
EXPERIENCE CHRISTMAS FESTIVITIES AT HISTORIC GLEN EYRIE CASTLE!
RENAISSANCE MADRIGAL FORMAL BANQUET or MEDIEVAL EVERYMAN'S CHRISTMAS REVELS: Glen Eyrie Castle's unique festivity of Renaissance or Medieval period music, story, song, feasting and historic Christmas spirit.
MADRIGAL DINNER: ($190/couple plus room rate) 5:30-10 p.m. November 24 through December 22
REVELS DINNER: ($100/couple plus room rate) 5:30-8 p.m. November 29 through December 15
Dates: October 1, 2004 through December 24, 2004. Cost: Prices range from $48-190 per couple plus applicable two-night room rate (w/discount.) For additional Inspected and Approved Inn Specials throughout the state, go to:www.innsofcolorado.org
Holden House 1902 Bed & Breakfast Inn(Sallie Clark)
Rocky Mountain Lodge & Cabins(Brian & Debbie Reynolds)
West Pawnee Ranch B&B (Paul & Louanne Tim)
Address: 29451 WCR 130, Grover, CO 80729
Please contact each Inn individually and mention this Special when making your reservations.