BBCanada, the first and largest Canadian B&B (Bed & Breakfast) website on the internet, announced the launch of its iPhone app yesterday after providing 17 years of service to thousands of locals (via MarketWatch). BBcanada’s website has millions of visitors and with its new iOS app, thousands of B & Bs in Canada are now available at fingertips of iPhone owners across the country.
Here’s what the press release says:
Planning your B & B vacation in advance? You can compare where all B & Bs are situated in the area you are travelling and you can choose the one that suits you best. You will find all the contact details necessary, rates, available amenities including number of rooms, bed sizes available and type of breakfasts served. You will see a description of the B & B, type of payment methods accepted, and their current policies. Browse the up to 15 photos of the B & B, and the bedrooms so you can see where you might stay in full colour! If they have their own personal website you can even see more by clicking on the link included. Simply email or phone the B & B to book your better place to stay!
Main features of BBCanada’s iPhone app include:
Thousands of Canadian Bed and Breakfasts at your finger tips. From the Rockies to the Atlantic there’s no better place to stay than in a Canadian B&B.
Complete bed and breakfast listings with pictures, queried from our database in real time so you’ll always see the most up-to-date accurate information on Canadian B&Bs!
View listings that include contact details, amenities/facilities, room types, bed types, descriptions from owners, pricing, check in-out policies, seasonal details and beautiful photos (often up to 15 photos per B&B).Bedroom Amenities and Descriptions (with photos) added! See each bedroom offered with a complete description of everything offered
. Descriptions of each photo in Photo Gallery
. “Get Directions” feature; navigate to the B&B from wherever you are
. Number of B&Bs in each city on city lists
. Shortcut to city names by letter of alphabet down right-hand side of city lists
. Quick zoom buttons for 5/10/50/100kms radius on “Local B&Bs” button
. Picture rotation
. “Home” button added to all screens
. Better error messages
. Numerous bug fixes, faster load times
The app is available as a free download in the Canadian App Store: