About Susan Poole

I have owned 40 Bay Street Bed & Breakfast since 2006. My 3-room B&B is located in a seasonal tourist town called Parry Sound, in Ontario Canada. My busy season is June through October. I started helping other B&B owners and people who wanted to own a B&B in 2010, and in 2011 I became The B&B Coach. My goals is to help people figure out if the location they want for their B&B will provide the income and lifestyle they are seeking.

5 ways to be green at a bed & breakfast

5 ways to be green at a bed & breakfast

Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration released a study of 571 travellers’ view on staying in “green” hotels.  The number one criteria that influenced their decision-making was a recognized green certification.  They also liked the idea of refillable shampoo dispensers, energy-efficient light bulbs, and towel and linen reuse policies. There was support for the idea […]