Steps to Start a Bed and Breakfast | Gerry MacPherson | Skillshare
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6 Lessons (1h 11m)
    • 1. #1 Where to Start

    • 2. #2 Your Organizational Strategy

    • 3. #3 Management Strategy

    • 4. #4 What Should Your Operation Manual Include

    • 5. #5 How Will I Know My Operations Manual Works

    • 6. #6 What is Outsourcing


About This Class

Have you ever considered starting your own Bed & Breakfast?

Thinking about operating a Bed & Breakfast is a combination of numerous daydreams all rolled into one. Residing in and inviting new and interesting people to your beautiful old house, to be the centre of your community and getting paid for it.

Before you decide to open your doors and begin welcoming in guests, you need to have all your ducks in a row.

This training will provide you with the professional advice you will need before you open your Bed & Breakfast

In this training you will learn:

  • Where to start
  • Finding the right location
  • Setting up an organizational strategy
  • Developing your Management Strategy
  • What your Operation Manual should include
  • How you will know if your Operations Manual works
  • All about Outsourcing

The techniques you learn in this book WILL save you many future problems.





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Gerry MacPherson

Your Hospitality Property Authority

I am a travel authorities with decades of Hotel and Bed & Breakfast visitation experience. I have spent 1000's of nights in properties of all sizes and classes worldwide, conducting countless site inspections for a number of world-class tour and travel companies, as well as received feedback from 100,000's of customers.

This knowledge has given me a unique insight into the wants, needs and requirements of individual and group travellers, as well as management and employees.

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