My Mission & Vision as a Bed and Breakfast Coach

Season 7, Episode 2,   May 08, 2019, 03:45 AM

Hi I’m Yvonne Halling – Bed and Breakfast Coach

Since 2013 I’ve been working with established B&Bs, guest houses and inns to increase their business by at least 25% in one season, while working less and having more fun, and with new owners to start off with the right strategy, structure and systems in place so they don’t fall prey to the online travel agents, or worse, lose all their savings in a business that just won’t work.

I love this work where I get to witness transformations and breakthroughs on a regular basis, while owners realise that they are in charge, they decide, and they make the rules.

And sadly, since 2013, I’ve also witnessed the rise of the power of the big online platforms who not only take money from owners in the form of commissions, but over time, undermine owners’ confidence, and in some cases take away the entire business, which is now not even viable without the OTAs.

My mission is to return these businesses to their rightful owners and restore that confidence and joy which may have been stolen, and to allow those owners to feel a greater sense of certainty of income, give them a vehicle to express their own creativity and the tools and technology to run their business on their own terms for as long as they want to, for the guests they want to welcome

My vision is to restore B&Bs, guest houses and inns worldwide to their rightful place in their local communities, where the new money they bring in via their guests is being used to support not only themselves, but other family businesses, such as bakers, butchers, restaurants, local attractions. 

This money cannot come into those communities by any other means than via the B&Bs, and to allow anything from 15 – 35% to be skimmed off and funnelled into a tech giant often based in another country for no-one’s benefit but their own is nothing short of scandalous to me.

I see people coming together building their own local platforms where the money stays in the communities where it belongs for the benefit of everyone in it, allowing greater creativity, innovation and prosperity for the future.

I love to work with owners who are ready to change the way they’ve been doing things. Those who love a challenge and are ready to work hard to put strong foundations in place in order to reap the ongoing rewards. Owners who are not afraid to step outside of their comfort zone. Those who are ready to be visible online, to become the expert in the eyes of their guests, so that they are the only choice for the guests they want to welcome.

I love people who take fast action and commit to the process.

If you want to be part of this vision that we’re creating, then leave me a message below.