CBIZ INNKEEPERS INSURANCE BLOG

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

Pricing Strategies for Your Bed & Breakfast

  • 1 October 2021
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Pricing Strategies for Your Bed & Breakfast

Deciding the best rates for your bed and breakfast can be a daunting task. There are several components used to determine how to set a rate, such as events, season, local competitors, size, amenities, etc. Keep reading for ideas to inspire your pricing strategy.

Should Your Bed & Breakfast Become an LLC?

  • 23 August 2021
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Should Your Bed & Breakfast Become an LLC?

Selecting the right business structure for your Bed & Breakfast is important. As a small business, you may be trying to determine the right business framework for you — likely either a sole proprietorship or limited liability company (LLC). For many owners, minimizing risk is top of mind, and an LLC is a way to gain added protection in addition to innkeepers insurance. 

Tips for Hosting Events at Your Inn

  • 17 August 2021
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Tips for Hosting Events at Your Inn

Bed & Breakfasts are known for being a wonderful venue for all types of events. Though hosting can be a source of extra income and fun for everyone, it does come with unique risks. Accidents can happen at any time, especially if alcohol and food are thrown into the mix. 

Online Marketing Tips for Inns

  • 5 August 2021
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
  • Number of views: 484
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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. 

The “Inns” and Outs of Comprehensive Coverage

  • 13 July 2021
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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The “Inns” and Outs of Comprehensive Coverage

Bed & Breakfast owners have to wear many different hats. For complete protection, there are a number of additional coverage options which should be considered in a commercial policy. These options typically cover losses that would otherwise be excluded. 

Innkeeper Summer School: Expand Your Knowledge

  • 21 June 2021
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
  • Number of views: 702
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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

Understanding Commercial Insurance for Your Inn

  • 9 June 2021
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
  • Number of views: 512
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Understanding Commercial Insurance for Your Inn

Identifying the correct insurance policy to cover your Bed & Breakfast can be an overwhelming, stressful task. Key insurance terms may leave you confused and feeling unsure of your coverage. Here are the different commercial insurance policies and their purposes. Let this guide help you with the terms to select the proper coverage protecting you and your Bed & Breakfast business. 

Prepare your Inn for Unpredictable Spring Weather

  • 13 May 2021
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
  • Number of views: 617
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Prepare your Inn for Unpredictable Spring Weather

It is very likely, no matter where your Bed & Breakfast is located, a powerful, unplanned spring storm could occur. Unpredictable weather doesn’t give you much notice or time to react. Preparing now helps protect your Inn and your guests. Create peace of mind this spring by following these simple steps to secure your property for spring weather.

How is Innkeepers Insurance Different from Homeowners Insurance?

  • 28 April 2021
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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How is Innkeepers Insurance Different from Homeowners Insurance?

One of the most common questions we get from customers who want to own a Bed & Breakfast is a very understandable one: “I have homeowners insurance, so do I need innkeeper insurance?” In this article, we're talking all things homeowners insurance and why it may not be the best protection plan for your Bed & Breakfast in the event something goes wrong during a guest's stay. 

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.

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