Bed And Breakfast Case Study

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Bed and Breakfast in India - Emerging Opportunities BY: Dr. GG Saxena Chapter – One Introduction to the concept of Bed and Breakfast stay Hotel’s stays followed by other accommodation are essential for a traveller visit. This gave rise to a new concept known as “Bread and Breakfast”. The term Bed and Breakfast first evolved in England, Scotland and Ireland whereas terms such as paradors, pensions, gasthaus, minskukus, shukukos and pousados have been widely used by various Americans and Europeans. B&B have been recognized in many well known countries like Europe and USA since ages. Therefore, it is to believe that B&B is not a new concept. According to studies, Monasteries used to serve bread and breakfast (spending nights in native people houses rather than hotels) for travellers and they still do in some parts of the world. Understanding B&B: Definitions The subsequent definitions are used by the American Bed & Breakfast Association: • B&B Home Stay: A private, owner-occupied residence in visitors is incidental to the primary use of the building as a private residence. One to five guest rooms are made available to transient visitors and provide supplemental income for hosts. Breakfast is the only meal served and is included in the charge for the room. • B&B Inn: A commercially licensed business operated in a building that primarily provides overnight accommodations to the public even though the owner may live on the premises. Guest rooms for a B&B Inn range

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