By Inside Innkeeping
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Think innkeeping is as simple as whipping up a batch of muffins? Think again. In this podcast, innkeepers and industry experts share their experiences and offer sage advice for prospective (and even current) innkeepers. From the process of buying an inn to the realities of ownership, we explore the often untold stories of inns and their innkeepers.
||CleanHospitality Photography and Styling||Mark Smith and Matthew Lovette of Jumping Rocks Photography join Megan to discuss how their time as Innkeepers has influenced their work as leading interior, architectural and food photographers in the hospitality industry.||10/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrends from the AIHP Summit||Tom McComb from Outdoor Lighting Perspectives discusses how professional outdoor lighting can differentiate your property, drive profits and enhance guest experience and improve safety. From Fred Pierce, TextingReviews.com,||6/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Conversation with AirBnB||Cammy Houser from Airbnb shares the new program to include categories for Bed and breakfasts and Boutique Hotels. Also, Cammie shares great tips for getting the most out of your listing and how innkeepers should be promoting their properties.||4/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPet-Friendly Innkeeping and ADA Compliance||All innkeepers can expect a canine to cross their path at some point — even if they don’t have a pet-friendly inn. In today’s episode, Darren Drevik of the Phineas Swan Bed and Breakfast and David Hiler, former owner of the Three Mountain Inn,||11/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInnkeeping for the Long Term||Dedicating decades to a career requires regular inspiration in order to keep things fresh — and an innkeeping career is no different. In today’s episode, Bev Davis and Rick Litchfield of the Captain Lord Mansion discuss their experience and share t||9/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRaising Children In An Inn||As the saying goes, kids will be kids — even when they’re growing up in your inn. In this episode, Judy Hueber of the Chesterfield Inn joins Megan to discuss the trials and triumphs of raising children in the inn. Also on the episode,||5/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChasing The Last Hair||When it comes to innkeeping, just one stray hair on the pillowcase can equal disaster. Never miss a rip, stain, or hair again — Larry Davis from the Willard Street Inn shares his go-to tools for keeping his inn spick and span. Also in this episode,||4/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSelect Registry and The Diamond Collection||To join or not to join: that is the question facing innkeepers when it comes to hotel collections like Select Registry and The Diamond Collection. In this episode, you’ll learn the benefits of Select Registry and the Diamond Collection from Judy Huebe||3/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBeyond Social Media: Digital Marketing For Hotels||Do you know your OTAs from your SEO? In today’s digital landscape, knowing how to market your inn online is as vital as keeping up with the latest amenities and most-effective cleaning techniques. Luke Stafford, CEO of Mondo Mediaworks,||3/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIt’s Not About the Muffins: Tips for Prospective Innkeepers||Dreaming of starting a bed and breakfast or opening your own inn? It’s not as easy as baked goods and antiques. Leslie Mulcahy of the Rabbit Hill Inn joins Megan to discuss her favorite tips and tricks for prospective innkeepers and how she and her hu||2/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
What a resource for aspiring innkeepers.
Full disclosure, I was a recent guest on this podcast. It's great to see such a valuable resource for aspiring innkeepers and property GMs. The host is a longtime former innkeeper, and she was the Tourism Commissioner for the State of Vermont. She knows her stuff.
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