So You Want to Be An Innkeeper
The Complete Guide to Operating A Successful Bed & Breakfast InnBook - 1990
Whether you've already decided to take the plunge or have just started to dream about the possibilities, here is the definitive handbook on starting and running an inn. Recommended by the American Bed and Breakfast Association and the Professional Association of Innkeepers International and used as a text in workshops across North America, this acclaimed volume from four veteran innkeepers features an in-depth look at everything you need to know to operate an inn successfully. How to evaluate and buy property; how to renovate, furnish, and launch a new inn; how to market and promote your business; and how to make your venture fulfilling for your guests and yourself. This revised and expanded third edition also presents a brand-new chapter on including dinner service at your inn; essential tips on complying with the latest laws and regulations; hard-core, up-to-date financial information; and twenty-four easy-to-use checklists.
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, c1990
Characteristics: p. cm