CBIZ INNKEEPERS INSURANCE BLOG

Insights and tips on how to protect your inn or bed & breakfast, giving you and your guests peace of mind.

Should You Allow Fireworks At Your Inn?

  • 22 June 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Should You Allow Fireworks At Your Inn?

Fireworks are a staple of the Fourth of July and many other celebrations, but remember to take precautions to ensure your Inn is safe and accident-free. Even mild fireworks—such as sparklers—can get hot enough to burn through clothing or ignite surrounding greenery, causing major problems.

The Importance of Good Photography

  • 18 April 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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The Importance of Good Photography

We are all familiar with the old saying “never judge a book by its cover”, however in the hospitality and travel industry, it couldn’t be more opposite. Not only can good photography help increase your bookings, but it can also help your claim if damage occurs.

Planting 101: Adding Green to Your Garden & Wallet

  • 22 March 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Planting 101: Adding Green to Your Garden & Wallet

When it comes to landscaping your property, many inns go the simple route of shrubs and a few trees. It’s often forgotten that your guests’ experience relates to the gardens, trails, and park areas of the property. The right landscaping could be the deciding factor in the number of bookings you receive. Here are a few suggestions to make your inn go green with plants and potentially add green to your wallet. 

4 Tips to Create a Romantic Getaway at Your B&B

  • 11 February 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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4 Tips to Create a Romantic Getaway at Your B&B

When you are head over heels in love, planning a romantic getaway for the love of your life is the perfect way to celebrate your passion or rekindle your fondness. Inns are the ideal location for hosting such a special visit. Whether it’s helping to plan a proposal, celebrating an anniversary, or Valentine’s Day, enjoy playing cupid for your guests by creating unique packages dedicated to honoring love. 

5 Steps to Prepare Your Inn for Fall

  • 19 October 2021
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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5 Steps to Prepare Your Inn for Fall

Fall is officially here and the hustle and bustle of the holiday season is just around the corner. It’s time to prepare for those travelers who are looking for an end-of-year break or a seasonal festival. It’s the season for families and friends to spend time together away from everyday life or for those wanting to schedule an adventure to take advantage of time off. Keep reading for 5 steps to prepare your bed and breakfast to make your property the pick of the patch. 

Online Marketing Tips for Inns

  • 5 August 2021
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Online Marketing Tips for Inns

Social media provides an accessible platform for advertising and promoting your Bed & Breakfast to an extensive audience. However, many other owners are thinking the exact same way and hopping on the bandwagon. So, how can you stand apart from the competition and attract more guests? Follow these tips to increase your online presence and leverage social media marketing for your Inn. 

Innkeeper Summer School: Expand Your Knowledge

  • 21 June 2021
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Innkeeper Summer School: Expand Your Knowledge

While the travel and hospitality worlds are making their COVID-19 return, now is a great time to dive a little deeper into the industry to help your business come back in full swing. To help navigate which online courses, websites, and podcasts are most beneficial to your business's particular needs, we compiled a list of 5 resources you can explore to expand your knowledge

Saving Green by Going Green

  • 21 April 2021
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Saving Green by Going Green

Eco-friendly and sustainability are common terms used on packaging when purchasing goods such as appliances, air-conditioning units, wood materials, and even fabrics. Often, they are associated with saving money. The ever-changing climate has created a desire for a more conscientious lifestyle. Take a look around your Inn and see where you can save money, protect the earth’s resources, and potentially reduce your risks. Celebrate Earth Day, April 22, 2021, by going green using these simple 12 tips.

How Your Bed & Breakfast Can Help Small Businesses

  • 8 April 2021
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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How Your Bed & Breakfast Can Help Small Businesses

The travel and hospitality industries are some of the most helpful income generators to small businesses. They keep the economics of travel within their communities. By recommending restaurants, coffee shops, and local boutiques to guests, they can help these small businesses immensely.

Bed & Breakfast Trends for 2021

  • 31 March 2021
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Bed & Breakfast Trends for 2021

With most of corporate America continuing to having to work remotely, there has been a new craving for travel and working on “vacation” which has opened a plethora of opportunities for the Bed & Breakfast industry. Simply introducing more operational technology in your Inn, offering creative packages, or being more flexible with your bookings, could increase your business earnings exponentially. The trends for 2021 are focused on safety and the “new” business traveler.

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