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Excellent Source of Information!
on September 14, 2012
I am going into business with a friend to open up bed and breakfast. This book, out of all of them, focuses squarely on the nuts and bolts on how to open a bed and breakfast. It comes with a CD containing forms that would be needed for operating your bed and breakfast.
This book is loaded with pithy details aimed squarely at operations. It exposes many issues that you might not think of when planning your business, which I believe is a tremendous advantage in developing your plan. Everything in this book goes right to the point, starting with the worksheet to assess whether you are actually a good candidate for opening this type of business, and continuing on to topics of interest such as marketing, guest services, kitchen operation, integrating computers, and so forth.
I bought this book as a gift for my partner since he will be doing most of the legwork in opening the business, but I was so impressed with the book that I purchased the Kindle version for myself so that we can be on the same page as we work through the details of opening this business.
This book is aimed at opening a bed and breakfast in the United States. Our B&B will be abroad, so some sections of the book do not pertain. Nevertheless, this book is an invaluable tool for anyone contemplating this type of business.