From the Publisher
From the Back Cover
Whatever your reason for wanting to open a bed and breakfast, remember that it takes more than dreams and a spare bedroom to achieve success. This book shows you the business side of opening your home to visitors. The clearly written text, along with dozens of easy-to-follow worksheets and explanatory samples, shows you how to plan everything from renovations to record keeping and how to keep your business running trouble free through its first few years.
This practical guide answers questions such as:
-Would I be a good B & B host? -Who are the customers I should cater to? -How do I promote my B & B on the Internet? -How do I plan my workday? -What kind of food services should I offer? -Why should I do financial forecasting?
Start & Run a Bed & Breakfast offers a behind-the-scenes look at how "perfect" establishments keep their guests coming back year after year. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.