The Professional Association of Innkeepers International presented 4 days of intensive seminars with most interesting and useful ideas and techniques from dining rooms, food prep, reservation systems and financial strategies to the buzz word of the conference: SOCIAL MEDIA! Many of the best suggestions and tips were shared by the hundreds of other Inn members from across the continent and even from Hawaii.PAII CEO, Jay Karen, launched the new BETTER WAY TO STAY campaign promoting B&Bs and Inns as a refreshing, exciting and memorable option to other typical lodging! Come stay at a B&B or Inn!
The last evening, all participants and vendors celebrated at a huge reception in the courtyard of the Charleston Visitors Bureau in the Historic District. We all dined on Low Country cuisine and shagged the night away...no, not with Austin Powers. Great shag dance demos, live music and great fun.