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BBOnline.com Predicts the Hottest Bed & Breakfast Vacation Destinations for 2012Leading Bed and Breakfast Website Analyzes Exclusive Visitor Data to Pick This Year's Top 10 Hottest Bed & Breakfast Vacation Destinations (January 25, 2012)
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/25/12 -- We may be in the thick of winter, but many Americans are actively planning spring and summertime getaways. To help, BBOnline (www.bbonline.com), a popular online portal for travelers to discover and book unique bed and breakfast inns online, today announced its predictions for the Top 10 Hottest Bed & Breakfast Vacation Destinations in 2012.
To assemble the list, BBOnline analyzed visitor behavior trends over the past several years to decipher which destinations have been seeing the most interest and the most bookings.
"BBOnline.com recently underwent a complete redesign and we thought this data would probably be of value to the innkeeping community and the travel industry at large, so we decided to share it," said Nicola Marconato, director of BBOnline.com.
The list is as follows:
Top 10 Hottest Bed & Breakfast Vacation Destinations in 2012
1) Washington, D.C.
D.C. will be especially popular in the months of February, March and April, when travelers are attracted by the President's Day celebrations and the National Cherry Blossom Festival.
2) Charleston, South Carolina
Travelers will be drawn to the magic of the holiday season during Charleston's spectacular Holiday Festival of Lights that begins in November and continues through January.
3) Charlottesville, Virginia
Charlottesville is rich in culture, music, film, literature, food and festivals, leading the city to see steady bookings throughout the year.
4) Nashville, Tennessee
Home to the Grand Ole Opry, Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, The Parthenon - Athens of the South and Country Music USA, Nashville will see the majority of bed and breakfast bookings at the end of December to take part in the city's New Year's Eve Bash.
5) Portland, Maine
Spring will be the busy season for Portland, a major metropolitan city that still maintains a small town charm.
6) Savannah, Georgia
Savannah will be hot in March and April, when travelers can enjoy America's second-largest St. Patrick's Day Parade and a world class music festival.
7) Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Gettysburg will enjoy steady bookings throughout the year, but will peak from mid-June to July, when travelers can witness the annual Gettysburg Civil War Battle Reenactment.
8) Asheville, North Carolina
Built on history and architectural beauty, Asheville will see a constant stream of visitors throughout the year.
9) Boston, Massachusetts
Boston's stunning display of fall foliage will attract the majority of its bed and breakfast visitors in the month of October.
10) New Orleans, Louisiana
Not surprisingly, New Orleans will enjoy the majority of bookings in February, right in time for Mardi Gras.
Founded in 1995, BBOnline (www.bbonline.com) is a leading online portal that helps travelers discover and book bed and breakfast inns online in a safe, trusted environment. BBOnline is one of the most respected sources of information about bed and breakfast inns and delivers highly cost-effective traffic to innkeepers while conveying the unique feel of each inn to travelers.
BBOnline recently launched a completely redesigned website at www.bbonline.com. The new BBOnline.com introduces an all-new user interface designed to simplify the search and navigation process for travelers.
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