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Bed and Breakfast

A small hotel, often a private home, that provides breakfast in addition to lodging. Bed and breakfasts are usually marketed to couples and families for romantic getaways or vacations. They often are found in rural areas, though this is not always the case.

bed and breakfast

the process of selling SHARES at the end of a trading day on the STOCK MARKET and buying them back at the beginning of the following day's trading. This is done primarily to establish on a formal basis the amount of profit or loss made on these shares over the period when they are held, in order to calculate CAPITAL GAINS TAX.
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But bed and breakfasts appeal to a different kind of traveler, and that market demand isn't being met, said Valentina Davoli, who opened Casa Valentina near Fairhaven in July.
Of course some will say that bed and breakfasts were merely an excuse for some people to rent out their spare room (which they used as a dog kennel during the winter months).
From an economic development standpoint, a bed and breakfast is the right kind of business for rural areas, said Trine McBride, economic development director for Central Nebraska Community Services.
The log house had been their summer property, and the idea to turn it into a bed and breakfast "came like a light bulb," Yvonne says, while they were renovating it for their children.
BnB Sure chairman Dave Jack said that the company offered bed and breakfasts and guest houses insurance that covered loss of revenue due to damages to the property and insurance for injuries that affected guests staying at the guest house.
8 percent of the total visitors to Switzerland stayed in bed and breakfast accommodation in 2011, with the maximum number of visitors coming from Germany (20 percent) France (6.
The Carriage House is an award winning Bed and Breakfast located in downtown Jefferson, Texas.
Tosson Tower, based near Rothbury, Northumberland, is a five-star gold award bed and breakfast that promises a traditional farmhouse stay.
Flying from Glasgow on October 17 or 18, seven nights in Turkey at the three-star Selen 1, bed and breakfast, from pounds 389 per person.
The Cedar House Inn and Yurts is one of the most unique bed and breakfasts in the state of Georgia.
In the last quarter of 2003, 572 households were in bed and breakfast accommodation - and, worryingly, 142 of these were families with children,' said Mr Puzey.
Dinner, bed and breakfast available from pounds 65 per person per night