Standards - we offer a standards checklist and inspection. This is very helpful for new innkeepers, and offers all members the credibility and prestige of belonging to the premier New York State Bed and Breakfast Association.
Print Materials & Shows - we distribute thousands of attractive, full-color ESBBA print materials at major tourist visitor centers & attractions across the state. We use QR codes to refer to currect member list, giving travelers a directory of Bed and Breakfast options as they travel across New York State. (see our Rackcard).
Banner for Shows (3'x6')
Networking Opportunities & Referrals - meet, and get to know other members throughout New York State. This is not only an enjoyable way to learn from each other but can assist you in your own concierge services to your guests on their way to other NY State destinations. You can recommend ESBBA inns at destinations across New York State with confidence, and other ESBBA innkeepers can do the same for you.
Website Listings - membership includes an enhanced listing with MULTIPLE TOWNS at no extra cost, inn/area details and pictures on esbba.com with a link to your own website. The ESBBA website is constantly being updated, improved and optimized by our webmaster. Links from large, well ranked, sites can emprove your site search engine standings (SEO).
Mobile Device Traffic - your ESBBA membership also includes special mobile websites for iPhone and other mobile devices . Web experts are stressing the importance of having a mobile friendly website in an age when most young people and more and more people of all ages use their smart-phones to navigate when they travel. With your ESBBA membership your ESBBA listing will be viewable on smart phones and mobile devices. For a small additional fee, you can get a mobile site with your ESBBA Membership, this site integrates with your present site for handling mobile traffic.
Advocacy and Information - Empire State Bed and Breakfast Association advocates for and provides information to - all Bed and Breakfasts across the state. A group has a better chance of being heard by our political representatives than would an individual.
Our monthly email newsletter containing important information all B&Bs can use is published for members each month and ESBBA sponsors a conference every other year. (If you would like 3 months of complimentary delivery of the newsletter, please contact us.
ESBBA Pays for Itself - membership dues are lower than other state associations. The promotion of your bed and breakfast by ESBBA can recoup the cost of ESBBA dues in a one or two night stay.