Association of Rockland's best bed and breakfast inns. All member inns are owner occupied and active members of the local business community. For over 15 years HIOR has been working collaboratively with other local small businesses to enable them to provide their guests exclusive offers and stellar guest experiences. The marketing efforts of HIOR have promoted Rockland and the surrounding area of the Midcoast region and have garnered national media attention for Rockland including television shows on the Food Network, Travel Channel, Discovery Channel and the Today Show and print articles in the NY Times, Boston Globe, Coastal Living, etc.. In 2012, the Historic Inns of Rockland was recognized by growsmart Maine, part of the Brookings Institute, as being the success story in Tourism for their collaborative efforts to promote the region and help to grow the local economy during the recent recession. Why does this matter to our guests? It all translates into a "Better Way to Stay"!