Sunday, April 13, 2008
Meet our New Innkeeper from Capitola, California
I'd like to welcome our newest member, Tina Distad, innkeeper for The Jewel Box Bed and Breakfast in beautiful Capitola, California.
Tina, welcome to IBBP.com. Can you tell me why you decided to open a bed and breakfast?
A: My personal travel experiences along with working as an Innkeeper helped guide me along the path to becoming a B&B owner and operator. I have tailored the Jewel Box B&B to reflect these experiences and to provide a relaxing environment for my guests.
Capitola is located on California's northern coast. Can you tell me what you like best about your city?
A: Capitola and the greater Santa Cruz area holds many outdoor activities from its beautiful sunny beaches to the amazing redwood groves and a vibrant historic downtown.
What is the best experience you have had as an innkeeper?
A: The best experiences are simply noticing someone enjoying the little things you have created.
It seems like a lot of people would like to try their hand at innkeeping. Do you have an advice for would be innkeepers?
A: If you love your home, and want to share it with others, it is a treat. (with alot of rewarding work).
What is the one place you always tell guests to visit when they stay with you?
A: The Shadowbrook Restaurant. They have a cable car that takes you down to the restaurant.
Thanks Tina. And welcome to our community.
If you would like to learn more about this bed and breakfast, please see:
The Jewel Box Bed and Breakfast