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Barbara Notarius, one of America's most widely recognized B&B experts, provides all the information you need to turn your dream into a reality in this thorough and practical guide. Whether you already run a B&B or are in the planning stage, you'll find this handy guide an invaluable resource on: Your responsibilities--and those of your guests Purchasing an existing inn vs. converting your home Evaluating your home's assets and liabilities What to charge your guests Seminars and internships Conforming to the ADA Increasing profitability Advertising and promotion Employee management New AAA guidelines Legal, tax, and insurance issues, including recent changes in the tax code Preventing B&B burnout
Plus, this Third Edition includes a section on new marketing strategies for your B&B, and a new appendix of industry suppliers. Informative interviews with successful hosts, hospitality checklists, and a directory of reservation services, state associations, seminars, and apprenticeships make this the most complete guidebook available.