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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, January 2, 2008

CONTACT: Marti Mayne, 207-846-6331, Marti.Mayne@BedandBreakfast.com,

Sarah Stiles, 512-322-2760, sstiles@BedandBreakfast.com

BEDANDBREAKFAST.COM PARTNERS WITH WHEEL OF FORTUNE ON B&B WEEK

Austin, TX - BedandBreakfast.com, the largest online B&B directory and reservation network worldwide, partnered with Wheel of Fortune to present the first ever B&B Week, slated to air January 7-11, 2008. The most successful syndicated program in the country, with more than 47 million viewers per week, Wheel of Fortune will offer nightly "wheel prizes" from BedandBreakfast.com members worldwide throughout B&B Week, January 7-11, 2008.

"When BedandBreakfast.com approached us to create a B&B Week, we jumped at the chance," said Sid Williams of Promotional Consideration, Inc, the exclusive prize provider to Wheel of Fortune and other game shows. "We know that our viewers love B&Bs for their distinctive qualities and warm hospitality, so working with BedandBreakfast.com on providing a week of prizes gave us the opportunity to create the first ever B&B Week," explained Williams.

BedandBreakfast.com worked with six B&Bs to provide prizes for B&B Week, including airfare, ground transportation and seven-day, six-night stays for two at Bamboo Orchid Cottage in Volcano, Hawaii; Old Doctor's House in Markt Einersheim, Germany; Suites Piazza del Popolo in Rome, Italy; Auberge McGee's Inn in Ottawa, Canada, and LimeRock Inn in Rockland, Maine. The trip to Guesthouse Loki in Reykjavik, Iceland, will air on February 22. B&B Week will air in 211 markets, covering more than 99 percent of the United States during the week of January 7-11, 2008. Each night a B&B prize from a BedandBreakfast.com member inn will be featured on the wheel along with transportation provided by BedandBreakfast.com.

"We're pleased that we could work with the most successful syndicated program in the history of television," stated Eric Goldreyer, founder and CEO of BedandBreakfast.com. "This week of shows helps us to brand the B&B experience in the United States as well as the dozens of other countries where the show is enjoyed," noted Goldreyer.

BedandBreakfast.com is the leading online bed and breakfast directory and reservation network, listing over 6,600 B&Bs and inns throughout the United States and internationally. A variety of search functions and extensive maps enable inngoers to find the perfect B&B. Travelers can make reservations online, purchase The Getaway Gift CardT from BedandBreakfast.com welcomed at nearly 4,000 bed & breakfast inns in the U.S. and Canada, subscribe to free newsletters, and post questions on expert-hosted message boards.

Additionally, for information on a range of independently owned distinctive lodging, visit BedandBreakfast.com's sister site, www.Inns.com.

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