Preface; 1. So you think you want to run a hotel; 2. Being your own boss - the reality; 3. The purchase - practical advice on the initial stages; 4; Considering making a purchase; 5. Making an offer and what happens next?; 6. Preparation is the key; 7. A year in the life of a hotel owner; 8. Diary of a hotelier; Our story from the beginning; Appendix; Index;
At the age of 45 Mark Lloyd, an events organizer, had had enough of working for other people. With his wife and family he moved from Watford to run his own hotel in Chipping Sodbury in Gloucestershire. He had no previous experience of the hotel industry. Eighteen months later he has a successful hotel - and no regrets.
'Hold your hands as you give up the safety of your current profession and leap into the unknown.' Food & Catering 'Covering all aspects of the process, from the initial set-up, to daily running and even marketing your hotel.' French Magazine 'This book really is essential reading for anyone considering buying and running a hotel.' The Landlord Law Blog