Rightmoves UK has published a brief summary on running a bed and breakfast. It’s basic but gives some sound advice and should be of interest to readers.
Some of the main points are that a b and b is obviously easier to operate than a larger hotel and meals and organising the kitchen can be a much smaller affair.
The article also suggests buying an overseas bed and breakfast which may be a novel idea to most. A good suggestion is to buy a property with the capacity to add rooms at a later date as your bnb income will be dependent on how many rooms you can offer.
Read the short summary on running a bed and breakfast
March 9, 2010 | bedbreak
Hotels and bed and breakfast operators in the Fylde Borough Council area of the UK are being offered free thermal imaging photographs of their accommodation as heating takes up about 50% of the total annual energy bill of a typical business.
The surveys show where the heat is escaping and where insulation should be installed.
It would be good for some local councils to take note and initiate some green energy efficient help to Australian bed and breakfast owners.
Read the full article here : http://www.fylde.gov.uk/news/2010/mar/040310thermal/
March 5, 2010 | bedbreak
A small heritage bed-and-breakfast in Dildo, Nfld., has won the fifth annual Tourism Atlantic Technology Award for bringing its five-room operation into the 21st century.
The small business now boasts hookups to Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, a Google-optimized web presence, registered GPS co-ordinates and an online room-booking system that lets guests check availability and make reservations in advance of their arrival.
They even have an up-to-date blog.
March 3, 2010 | bedbreak
High country hedonism with award winning chef Michael Ryan’s food worth a day trip. The restaurant was named The Age Good Food Guide 2010’s best new country restaurant and was awarded a chef’s hat.
Luxury suites in beautifully preserved stables of a 19th century bank.
Bed and breakfasts, antique stores and tearooms dominate the Beechworth main street.
Good review about The Provenance 86 Ford Street Beechworth Victoria. 18 stars out of 20.
March 2, 2010 | bedbreak