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Todd Allen, Owner/Innkeeper of Maple Hill Manor Bed & Breakfast chosen as Board Member of the Professional Association of Innkeepers International

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July 20, 2012

 

Contact: Todd Allen and Tyler Horton, Owners/Innkeepers

Maple Hill Manor Bed & Breakfast

2941 Perryville Rd., Springfield, KY40069

859.336.3075 or 1.800.886.7546

maplehillmanor.com

stay@maplehillmanor.com

MAPLE HILL MANOR BED & BREAKFAST’S OWNER/INNKEEPER CHOSEN AS ADVISORY COUNCIL AND BOARD MEMBER OF THE PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION OF INNKEEPER’S INTERNATIONAL

SPINGFIELD, KY – Todd Allen, Co-Owner/Co-Innkeeper of 1851 Historic Maple Hill Manor Bed & Breakfast in Springfield, KY was recently chosen to be an Advisory Council and Board Member of the Professional Association of Innkeeper’s International. This is the first time a Kentucky Innkeeper has been appointed to the Board of the National Association, which represents the 25,000+ Bed & Breakfast Industry in the United States. Allen will be one of only 12 Innkeepers in the U.S. that make up the distinguished Board.

The Professional Association of Innkeeper’s International’s mandate is to provide education, information, networking, advocacy, business opportunities and research relating to the innkeeping industry. PAII provides continuing education programs in many formats, the largest being the annual Innkeeping Conference & Tradeshow, interactive Webinars; and weekly and monthly e-newsletters; Innkeeping Quarterly (IQ), the industry’s only magazine exclusively serving the needs of the professional innkeeping community.

Todd Allen and partner, Tyler Horton, have owned and operated 1851 Historic Maple Hill Manor Bed & Breakfast since October 2001. They have overseen the complete restoration of the historic Manor, attained national acclaim with awards and national media attention, and been actively engaged with community involvement and association leadership. They incorporated the Alpaca and Llama Farm and Fiber Farm Store, which features nearly 50 head of champion bloodlines, the only Purely Suri breeding program of both Alpacas and Llamas in Kentucky, and farm store offering Kentucky Proud garments and gift items made from the luxury Alpaca Fiber produced on their farm. Allen currently serves as President of the Bed & Breakfast Association of Kentucky, President of the Central Kentucky Agritourism Association, and past president of the Springfield Chamber of Commerce.

About Maple Hill Manor: Voted #1 in the U.S. as the B&B with the “Most Historical Charm” by Arrington’s B&B Journal, voted “Kentucky’s Best B&B” by readers of Kentucky Monthly Magazine, voted “Best B&B in the South,” voted “Best Breakfast in the Southeast,” selected as the Top 10 Family-Friendly B&Bs in the U.S. by Yahoo Travel, voted TOP 10 Innkeepers in the U.S., and most recently selected as TOP B&B in Kentucky for Hospitality & Service.

Circa 1851, Beautiful Antebellum, GreekRevivalMansion lavished with Italianate detail – set on a hill surrounded by ancient maple trees and picturesque farmland – a truly tranquil country setting, just minutes from Bardstown. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and a Kentucky Landmark Home. Offering extraordinary architectural features such as the original large front porch with octagonal columns supporting a veranda perfect for enjoying the views of the country sunsets and stars at night, a grand entrance with a floating spiral cherry staircase, 14′ ceilings, 12′ doorways, and 9′ windows. There are 13 spacious antique-furnished rooms, including 7 guest rooms with private baths (some with Jacuzzi and fireplace). Guests enjoy the working Alpaca & Llama Farm, while taking a romantic stroll of the farm – of its fruit orchard and raspberry bushes, small grape vineyard, flower gardens and fountains, Wedding Gazebo, and nature walks. Warm Southern Hospitality and fine country cooking await you at this restored and elegant plantation home on the Lincoln, Civil War, Bourbon, and Wine Trails. Specializing in year-round luxurious B&B accommodations, Weddings & Receptions, Business Retreats & Socials, Murder Mysteries, Family Reunions, and much more. RateRange: $129-$189/night, which includes homemade dessert and beverage social, 24-hour beverages, and Full Country Gourmet Breakfast.

Contact Information at the B&B: Todd Allen and Tyler Horton, Owners/Innkeepers, 859.336.3075, 800.886.7546,  www.maplehillmanor.com, or stay@maplehillmanor.com

About the Professional Association of Innkeepers International: The Professional Association of Innkeepers International, founded in 1988, and headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina, is the innkeeping industry’s largest trade association. PAII provides education, communications, public relations, advocacy, networking, and research services to its membership and the greater industry. In addition, PAII has created and is spearheading the “Better Way To Stay”, a groundbreaking, industry-wide campaign to help travelers discover today’s inns and B&B experience. For more information, visit www.innkeeping.org.

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