Innkeeping Seminars for Aspiring Innkeepers
.....SO, YOU WANT TO BE AN INNKEEPER
and need to know how to start a bed and breakfast business—we offer courses to help you!
The Right Path to Successful B&B Ownership is Our Innkeepers Seminar Series
What can be more fun than welcoming travelers from all over the world into your home and making their stay an unforgettable experience? Whether it's to earn extra cash or earn a living at it, operating a B&B requires good preparation, an ability to work with the public, and business acumen.
Our seminars are intended to assist aspiring Innkeepers dreaming of making a career change to an increasingly popular form of semi-retirement. Make no mistake, hard work is in store for you if you want your bed and breakfast or country inn to be successful.
Among the topics covered:
- Different types of bed & breakfasts on the market
- Municipal, provincial and federal regulations
- Legal, accounting and tax-related aspects
- Qualities of a good host
- Repercussions on family life
- Techniques of good hospitality (including breakfast)
- Improvements needed to the house
- Customer expectations
- Analysis of the competition
- Selection of the location
- Setting of room rates
- Tips on extending the season
- and much more!
The acquisition of an established business will be discussed along with the benefits of a new bed and breakfast or start-up operation. The right mix of these subjects will introduce you to the wonderful world of being your own boss as an innkeeper.
Our seminars for new and aspiring innkeepers will help answer these questions:
- Where to start?
- Which location is best for a B&B?
- How many guest rooms do we need?
- Should we serve more than just breakfast?
- Which permits and licenses are required?
- Do we need Visa/Master card?
- How do we price our rooms?
- Should we be computerized?
- What questions will the IRS ask if they come for a visit?
- What can we expect from our Real Estate Agent?
Best of all, our seminars features multiple speakers with many years of experience in their individual specialty areas. This unique blend of specialists combines to give you exactly what you need to know to put you on "The Right Path to Successful B&B Ownership".
If you would like to attend one of our Aspiring Innkeepers Seminars, please complete the registration form and mail to us.
The cost of our Saturday seminar is a very moderate $149.00 per person, and $179.00 per couple, including a huge volume of seminar materials.
Inn Keepers Saturday Seminar Schedule
Contact Joe Celento 912-272-4811 for dates and locations in Georgia.
The Georgia Seminars are conducted by Joe Celento and Christi Oates. They bring their expertise to Hospitality Real Estate Sales with home offices in Savannah Georgia with Judge Realty Company and serving the entire state of Georgia for Bed and Breakfast and Inn sales. Savannah Georgia and its Historic District the "Jewel of the South" hosts over 60 Bed and Breakfast in a 4 mile radius. With this many B&B's and Inns combined with over 6 million tourists per year, Joe and Christi are experts when it comes to the B&B and Inn Real Estate market. Both are Georgia Licensed Real Estate Agents, and Members of the National Association of Realtors. Call Joe on his cell phone at 912-272-4811 or Christi at cell- 912-695-5945
Joe has been in the Hospitality and Real Estate industry for over 25 years and is the Owner of the McMillan Inn Bed & Breakfast in Savannah. Voted one of the Top 10 Most Romantic Inns in the Nation for 2007. Christi has been a Real Estate professional in Savannah for several years after relocating here from South Florida.
Being an Innkeeper and Owner himself Joe has the unique ability, experience and knowledge to market and Sell your property and if you are Buying, to walk you through the B&B and Inn business, with its advantages and opportunities.
Do attend, and be informed before you embark on your new career.