BizTech Business Briefs for May 29

May 29, 2012

B&B selected as tops for hospitality and service 

SPRINGFIELD — Maple Hill Manor Bed & Breakfast here was selected as the Top B&B for Hospitality and Service in Kentucky in the Annual 5-Star Service Awards by the Bed & Breakfast Association of Kentucky, 2012-2013. The Awards Program is based upon a qualitative and quantitative review of the nearly 50,000 independent B&B guest reviews submitted to and other leading Travel Review Sites.

Travel Reviews are the most important factor when choosing a B&B. In fact, according to a recent industry survey, 96 percent of consumers consider reviews to be somewhere between important and essential when selecting a place to stay, and 12 percent will not make a reservation at a property without them. 

“We’re delighted that inngoers concur that Maple Hill Manor is deserving of its accolades from travelers,” explained Bed & Breakfast Association of Kentucky President Todd Allen. “Clearly, Maple Hill Manor earned stellar reviews from inngoers for its quality accommodations, breakfasts, amenities, and wonderful hospitality and service.”


“It’s a true honor to be chosen for this 5-Star Service Award, and we thank our guests for the positive reviews that resulted in this award,” added Tyler Horton, Maple Hill Manor innkeeper. “It is gratifying that our guests took the time to share their comments about our hospitality, accommodations, breakfasts and attention to the details which set Maple Hill Manor apart.”

To celebrate the award announcement and its 25th anniversary operating as a B&B, Maple Hill Manor is a offering $25 discount on any Sunday-Thursday Reservation or 25 percent discount on Farm Store merchandise, through the end of the year. The Farm Store, Manor Cottage Gifts, features Kentucky Proud garments and gift items made from luxury Alpaca Fur grown on the farm (scarves, hats, gloves, capes, shawls, sweaters, blankets, throws, Teddy Bears, yarn & roving, and much more.  

Local college employees receive mark of distinction

National College recognized the following employees and instructors from the Danville, Kentucky Campus at the annual college in-service symposium held in Erlanger, Ky. in April.

Crystal Cash, Glenda Napier, and Michael Sutton were presented the Student Services Team of the Year Award for achieving the highest performance in the division over the preceding four terms. The campus’s student services representatives assist students with all administrative and academic matters, including scheduling, attendance, student records, and placement evaluations.

Lee Wilmot and Virginia Patterson were recognized as outstanding employees of the year for the Danville Campus.

Virginia Patterson, Peggy Skaggs, and Stephen Sullivan were honored at the in-service for five years of service to the College.

Glenda Simpson was honored at the in-service for 10 years of service to the College.

Award winners were selected from among six campuses in the Kentucky Division.

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