Pat and Trina arrived in Boston Friday afternoon to attend the New England Innkeeping conference and trade show held on April 30–May 2nd 2012 by Paii, in Cape Cod Massachusetts. The early arrival provided an opportunity to travel north into Kennebunk near Kennebunkport Maine and stay with Eric and Liz of The Inn at English… (Read More)

Conferences and New Websites Mark the Start of 2011

March 1st, 2011 by InsideOut Solutions

To date, 2011 has been a whirlwind of activity both in Sequim and on the road. Conferences and trade shows have kept us on the move. Building websites, and designing and printing travel planners have kept us busy at home. Whew. We wouldn’t trade it for anything. In early January, Pat McCauley, Jack Waknitz, and… (Read More)

The Travel Promotion Act

September 18th, 2009 by InsideOut Solutions

We here at InsideOut just got an exciting email from Jay Karen, the president of PAII, announcing he has been working as a lobbyist for our industry in DC. He has been speaking with lawmakers about House Resolution 2935, a.k.a. the Travel Promotion Act. The goal of the bill is to create America’s first “destination… (Read More)

Arkansas B&B conference, at the highest point

February 24th, 2009 by InsideOut Solutions

I just returned from the Arkansas B&B conference last week which was held at Mt. Magazine Resort which is the highest point in the state. A large number of innkeepers turned out to hear from a variety of speakers ranging from Jay Karen (note photo below), to the state tourism office to myself. I spoke… (Read More)