How do I open a bed & breakfast?This is a question I am often asked and probably the reason you are checking out this book. Before I answer, let me begin by asking you a couple of questions. Does the idea of being your own boss sound appealing to you? Is the thought of sharing your corner of the world with guests intriguing? Have you ever thought about owning your own bed and breakfast, but are not sure where to start? If you have answered YES to any of these questions, this book is for you. •It is designed to get you started if you have dreams of becoming a successful bed and breakfast proprietor. •I’ll take you through the process of evaluating your or finding the right location. •Explain why you need a bed & breakfast organizational strategy. •Show you how to design your management strategy. •Help you develop an operation manual and show you how it works.•And what you need to know about outsourcing? As a travel authority with decades of bed & breakfast visitation experience, I wanted to share my expertise and knowledge with potential bed & breakfast owners who do not have the benefit of a ready-made organizational structure, branding and marketing that chain properties provide.