All posts by Kristen Bifulco

Kristen Bifulco

About Kristen Bifulco

Kristen is the owner of SuiteRev. SuiteRev is a consulting agency for Bed and Breakfasts, Airbnb's, Inns and Small Hotels. Kristen is motivated to help small lodgings uncover revenue and become sustainable.

The Complimentary Wine Conundrum

You finally did it. You listed your Airbnb property or room online and you are excited. You begin going about the details, adding sheets and towels and little amenities such as soaps and flowers in the room. Then you have the idea of adding a complimentary bottle of wine to the room. You think perhaps that will win the guests over and they will write a glowing review. Let me stop you there.

Opportunity in the Opportunity Zones of Maine

The plan could bring new people to Maine and it could also help some Mainers stay. From the lodging perspective, finding a diamond in the rough property is exciting. Those that have done business before in Maine are stronger from their experiences. These seasoned business owners can renovate and create anywhere. I truly believe there will be some great destination gems created through this program.

5 Ways to Host FOMO and Permanxiety Guests This Holiday Season

The hospitality industry thrives on opportunities to make individuals feel welcome and stress-free. That is why I think these ideas, as convoluted as they are, can be a welcome challenge to innkeepers and hosts. The holiday season brings its own anxiety and adds to the challenge. Here are some of my ideas to cater to these new anxiety-ridden guests.