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How to set up a small hotel business



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just like any other business there's

going to be competition when starting

out a small hotel or Bed and Breakfast

which means you need a careful business

plan and good organizational skills have

a look at the following tips and things

that you need to know how is your hotel

going to stand out from others you need

to decide what kind of a business it is

that you're going to be running and how

you can make it stand out from already

existing competitors for example if

you're thinking about opening a

bed-and-breakfast you should research

which other B and B's are nearby and

have a look at their services and

reviews if they have negative reviews in

a specific area this is something you'll

want to pick up on in order to give your

future guests something that another

business cannot also make sure you can

see what other businesses are doing

successfully so you're able to make note

of these areas and make sure your small

hotel or B&B is successful in the same

areas making note of strengths and

weaknesses of other businesses early on

is an excellent way of having good

market research and finding out what

people want so you're able to be ahead

of the game before you have even started

before you start up your business you

should know what kind of an audience you

want to market to and how your market to

them once you know who your audience are

you'll be able to cater to them better

and therefore creating a more personal

experience for example B&B guests

generally only stay for one night so

it's likely they are visiting the area

and therefore a personal touch might be

to display some leaflets about

attractions near the area guests will

appreciate a thoughtful touch when

running your own business you'll need to

have a good return on investment

otherwise all of your hard work will not

earn you a profit and it will seem as

though it was all for nothing

planning your money might seem simple

but there are lots of areas you'll need

to cover you'll need to consider how

much money you'll spend to begin with

and then how much money you'll spend on

a monthly basis

making money plans is a sensible idea to

let you know exactly how much is going

in and out of your business account this

also helps you understand how long it

will take you to earn the money back you

spend on starting your business up to

begin with and how much profit you are

making a successful business needs good

management and this means good

organizational skills the best way to

organize how your business will be

managed is to create a plan of how

certain aspects of the business will be

managed and who will be in charge of

each area assign different staff to be

in charge of specific areas for example

if you are to hire a cleaner they will

be in charge of the bedrooms and a

receptionist will be in charge of taking

bookings and checking people in this way

you'll be able to stay on top of

everything and have staff report back to

you so you know exactly what's going on

whether the hotel is small or large

today's guests increasingly demanding

free Wi-Fi as a standard feature during

their stay as every aspect of our lives

becomes more and more influenced by

digital interactions our reliance on

being connected 24/7 has never been

greater Hotel consumers now see Wi-Fi as

one of their top amenities when choosing

a hotel guests are progressively

expecting reliable connections anywhere

in the building and on all of their

devices guests want the same seamless

Wi-Fi experience during the hotel visit

as they have in their own homes although

at the moment this is not always what

they encounter according to research

poor Wi-Fi was the second most commonly

cited complaint after noise while

high-performing Wi-Fi has become a guest

priority it should also be a priority

for hoteliers

using captive portals and social logins

will allow hoteliers to connect and

market to guests producing a far greater

return on investment than charging for

Wi-Fi it will also allow hoteliers to

stay in contact with their guests

through social media feeds long after

they have been checked out if hotels

wish to maintain their hold on the

market they must align the ways in which

they operates the preferences of

Millennials the smartphone is the key to

how the next generation of hotel guests

operate as such constant connectivity

and personalized services will become

standard expectations the hospitality

industry would be unwise to ignore

taking this into account it is important

to choose the right solution for your

business in order to provide guests with

stable fast and secure connectivity most

hotels do not have dedicated IT staff in

place to manage this and so needs

solutions that are simple to deploy and

hassle-free to manage a compact

feature-rich solution will usually be

the best fit especially when you have

limited space and a relatively simple

networking infrastructure

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