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Announcing the launch of the Diamond Collection: An exclusive group of professionally inspected and guest-reviewed luxury inns with extensive modern amenities, the leading online bed and breakfast inn directory and reservation network, listing nearly 10,000 B&Bs and inns worldwide, today announced the launch of the Diamond Collection, an exclusive group of professionally inspected and top-rated guest-reviewed luxury inns with extensive modern amenities. Offering premier service, hospitality, and accommodations to discerning travelers, the Diamond Collection will save precious hours when travelers are searching for luxury inns, leaving more time for memorable getaways.

“Vacation time is a valuable commodity these days” explained Eric Goldreyer, Founder and CEO of “When planning a getaway, travelers want the assurance of knowing that they’ll be staying at a B&B or inn that meets the highest standards. Diamond Collection properties pass rigorous professional inspections every year, have excellent consumer reviews, and combine first-rate hospitality with luxurious modern amenities and a professional reservation experience,” concluded Goldreyer.


To qualify and maintain membership the Diamond Collection, B&Bs and inns must:

  • Pass a comprehensive professional inspection measuring the property’s quality, service, hospitality, accommodations, food, amenities, and more.
  • Maintain top guest ratings and reviews on
  • Offer a professional reservation experience, including extensive property photos and video, online reservations, and extensive guest reviews.
  • Offer the amenities that today’s travelers require, including private baths, free Internet service, luxury appointments and amenities, professional staffing, and flexible check-in/out times.


In return, Diamond Collection properties will receive high visibility from via an extensive variety of focused marketing opportunities and top placement on the industry’s most popular website.


“Inspections are a crucial component of the Diamond Collection,” noted COO John Banczak. “We selected InnConcierge because we wanted to use an unbiased third-party to do our inspections; their backgrounds, experience, and focus on small lodging properties made them a perfect fit.  Properties and consumers alike can rest assured that the InnConcierge team members are experienced professional inspectors and industry experts, not just people with clipboards and checklists performing a cursory overview,” he concluded.


Details about joining the Diamond Collection can be found here:; any property that qualifies for membership is eligible to apply.

About Founded in 1995, is highly recommended by The New York Times, Real Simple, Forbes, Travel & Leisure, USA TODAY and many others. To learn about nearly 10,000 other perfect choices for your next B&B getaway, visit, the leading online bed and breakfast directory and reservation network worldwide. 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 Card from, welcomed at over 4,000 B&Bs in the U.S. and Canada, read up-to-date trip reports on The Blog, read and write independent reviews, and post questions on expert-hosted message boards.

About InnConcierge: InnConcierge offers independent inns a one-stop shop for all their needs during challenging economic times and beyond. This network of former inn owners and professionals is deeply entrenched in the hospitality industry; they understand how challenging it is to give equal attention to day-to-day operations and the big picture strategies that will keep properties competitive for the long-haul. InnConcierge offers independent advice based on the latest industry information and a trusted InnPartnership concierge program to help build successful hospitality businesses.

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