Operating a Bed & Breakfast and Farmstay Business

Operating A B&B Guidelines Booklet
SKU: OG2009
Price: $66.00

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Bed & Breakfast Guidelines Book - Updated

Operating a Bed & Breakfast and Farmstay Business

(New South Wales and the ACT Australia)
Fourth edition - published 2010 (First edition 2002)

This publication of the Bed & Breakfast and Farmstay Association of NSW & ACT Inc contains everything - well almost - B&B and Farmstay operators (existing and potential) need to know to ensure they are up-to-date on the requirements for operating their accommodation business successfully.

The price of the book to members of the Association is $33.00 (including GST); to non-members it is $66.00 (including GST), both pricing including packing and postage.

The book provides operators and potential operators with a "heads up" awareness of all the issues they may face to be successful in the Bed and Breakfast and Farmstay industry. A valuable read for any Australian bed and breakfast property owner.  (Contributors include many knowledgeable persons and Organisations including Tourism NSW) 

Operating a Bed & Breakfast and Farmstay Business Topics include:

  • The Australian Tourism Industry - federal, state, regional and local networks
  • Getting Started in the Industry
  • Questions You need to ask.
  • A Farmstay Perspective
  • Bed & Breakfast Industry Standards
  • The BBFNSW-ACT Code of Practice
  • Industry Definitions
  • Industry Standards
  • Going Green
  • Best Practice Checklist covering; Housekeeping, Hospitality, Furniture and Fittings, Breakfast and Comfort & Safety
  • Local Australian Government Rules and Regulations
  • Food Safety, Fire Safety and Farm Safety for Kids
  • Drinking Water Other Than Town Supply
  • Occupational Health & Safety including Electrical Equipment
  • Discrimination and an Anti-discrimination Policy
  • Liquor Licensing
  • Getting Assistance
  • Taxation
  • Insurance
  • Courtesy Cars
  • Registration of a Business Name
  • Liquor Licensing
  • Day to Day Operations
  • Training and Workshops
  • Industry Related and Other Scams
  • Using Email Effectively
  • Marketing/Promotions
  • Pricing / Bookings
  • International Markets and Export ready
  • Looking after your Guests
  • Bed & Breakfast throughout Australia
  • Joining the Bed & Breakfast and Farmstay Association of NSW & ACT
  • BBFNSW-ACT Member Benefits and Westpac Sponsorship
  • Bibliography and Reference Sources