Unveils Launch of New Bed and Breakfast Service

Winning addition of new Bed and Breakfast category to the list of services and features already provided by makes the site a one-stop solution for both renters and owners when it comes to vacation rentals.

San Francisco, CA, February 25, 2009 --( Akena Technologies has confirmed the launch of Bed and Breakfasts as a new category of rentals on its US-based vacation rental site,

Bed and Breakfasts differ from Vacation Rentals in that they are typically private residences, several rooms of which have been set aside for overnight guests whose paid accommodations include breakfast, and in some B&Bs, half board. Both vacation rentals and bed and breakfasts are great alternatives to standardized hotel rooms as they offer roomy, cozy and fully equipped properties for less than the price of a hotel room.

Examples of this new Bed and Breakfasts offer are for instance :
A charming 7 bedroom B&B cottage in Santiago di Compostela, Galicia, Spain. To read more about this B&B, follow this link :

A lovely 3 bedroom Bed and Breakfast apartment with a view of the sea in San Remo, Liguria, Italy. To read more about this B&B, follow this link:

For more B&B offers, go to MediaVacationRentals.Com.

Akena Technologies' chief executive, Hervé Paccard explains why this new addition makes sense: In an on-going effort to provide web users with the best vacation rental by owner service possible, « Bed and Breakfasts are a essential counterpart to our vacation rental offer. Many web users, both renters and owners, requested this new category, which is now online. » aims to provide one-stop solutions for both renters and owners, and, as such, the Bed and Breakfast category is a winning addition to the list of services and features already provided by

The Bed and Breakfast pages, as with all Vacation Rentals pages, feature a full photo gallery, a link to a map describing the exact location of the property, directions to the property, an availability calendar, a mini-website and more.

In addition, depending on their B&B and Vacation Rental property's location, new owners may be eligible for a month or more of free advertising. Owners with properties in North America are entitled to a free listing for12 months. To find out how many months free owners in each location are eligible for, go to

With over 12000 vacation rental by owner listings in the US, in Europe and worldwide, MediaVacationRentals offers an easy and user-friendly way to find vacation rentals. The search engine allows travelers to find vacation homes and condos for rent and then contact the owners directly, for free. Owners can list their vacation rental properties on a network of sites, thus advertising their properties in multiple countries : in the US (on, in the UK (on, in Italy (, in France (on, in Spain (on, in Portugal (, in Germany (, and in the Netherlands (

Sarah Aberman, Public Relations (Akena Technologies)

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Sarah Aberman