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TDG’s Modern Hospitality Guide

(4 customer reviews)

$49.99

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Hospitality is one of the world’s oldest professions… and a lot has changed since Ancient Greece!

It’s a Brave New World of hospitality, where hotels’ dominance is being tested by short-term rental providers like you, and ultra-comfy beds are just the beginning of what sets us apart. Are you up to the challenge?

Whether you’re just starting out, contemplating saying goodbye to your property manager and managing your rental on your own (or thinking of giving up self-management and hiring a property manager!), or you’ve been in the industry for 10+ years and just need a little hospitality refresher for the modern age… this guide is for you.

In this guide, you’ll find:

  • 52-pages of actionable content, covering prepping your place for hospitality perfection, hiring cleaners, property managers and other support, ensuring your rental is accessible for guests and well-stocked for families, business travelers, and pets-and lots more.
  • 3PDF checklists for stocking and cleaning your rental (kitchen essentials, cleaning, and deep cleaning).
  • 9 fully customizable House Rules signage templates (we call them not-so-subliminal signage) that guests may just pay attention to!  These Word docs can be printed and hung in your home as-is, or edited to fit your unique situation.
  • Data sprinkled throughout from our first-of-its-kind Hospitality Survey, which surveyed 700 short-term rental providers like you to discover how they are running their rental business.

4 reviews for TDG’s Modern Hospitality Guide

  1. Lauren Mack

    This guide has been incredibly helpful! We own 2 vacation rentals in another country so staying organized with the tips and recommendations that are offered has really helped. The checklists have been paramount in guiding me & making sure that I haven’t forgotten anything. From managing my cleaners & other household workers to properly wording the language in documents and signs for guests and the house, this guide has helped with my overall communication & professionalism with our rentals! So far I’ve seen that using this guide has positively affected my reviews and rentals! It’s been a great resource!

  2. Mina N.

    Why reinvent the wheel? I am new to this business and wanted to start out right by looking to subject matter experts for help. I found it here with Alanna of the Distinguished Guest. This guide was thorough, easy to implement, and kept me organized. The checklists are my favorite. By using them, I feel like I started out like a professional and really shortened my learning curve. Let’s face it, there is a lot to know and learn in the vacation rental industry and trying to gather the information myself from reputable sources is incredibly time consuming. I’m so glad I invested in this resource.

  3. Vickie

    There is no way to start your own vacation rental without this guide. It should be a “go to” for all owners or managers. And don’t forget you have it because you can go back to it over and over and keep adding to your
    Expertise. There is so much information that I found as I grew my business, I could revisit information I was not able to do in the beginning.

  4. Megan McCrea

    The Distinguished Guest Modern Hospitality Guide is a must have for any host! With the market for vacation/ short term rentals growing by the day, so is competition for attracting guests and great reviews. Whether you are a new or seasoned host, there are actionable tips that you can put into practice to better position yourself for success. Do yourself a favor and hit the buy button now. 🙂

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Alanna at The Distinguished Guest has been an invaluable resource while setting up my first vacation rental.  I recently bought...

Robert Howell

Vacation Rental & Boutique Hotel Supplies
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2020-11-01T08:47:41-08:00

Robert Howell

Alanna at The Distinguished Guest has been an invaluable resource while setting up my first vacation rental.  I recently bought a house in Hilton Head Island and knew nothing about what it takes to be a successful vacation rental.  Alanna has always been willing to lend a helping hand and responds quickly to all of my many questions!  If you're looking to set up a new vacation rental or refresh an existing rental, I would highly recommend contacting Alanna to help out.  She provides a 5 star experience!
Regardless if you are new to the industry or have more than a decade of being a vacation rental host,...

Celine Girard

Vacation Rental & Boutique Hotel Supplies
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2021-08-30T08:38:31-07:00

Celine Girard

Regardless if you are new to the industry or have more than a decade of being a vacation rental host, this course is for you! The course covers a lot of information, delivered in easy to follow modules with a clear, logical and effective structure. Equipped with downloadable workbooks, checklists and resources; I am now confident and ready to be the best host possible for my guests.
Alanna Schroeder’s common sense approach, level headed ideas, and years of practical experience all come together in her excellent course on STR...

David Boe

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5
2021-09-03T08:09:53-07:00

David Boe

Alanna Schroeder’s common sense approach, level headed ideas, and years of practical experience all come together in her excellent course on STR hosting. Every page yields valuable insights, which are thoughtfully presented with clarity and purpose. A terrific resource.
Alanna's online, self-directed short term vacation rental course is THE one you want to take if you are serious about...

CL Reed

Vacation Rental & Boutique Hotel Supplies
5
2021-09-07T09:59:48-07:00

CL Reed

Alanna's online, self-directed short term vacation rental course is THE one you want to take if you are serious about getting into the short term vacation rental game!  This course will take you step-by-step from the initial thought of why you should get involved in short term vacation renting to every possible aspect of operating, maintaining and protecting your investment.  Additionally, you will learn some of Hospitality's Best Business Practices along the way. I highly recommend this course for Beginners and Intermediates to learn much information in one succinct setting.  If you have been operating short term vacation rentals for some time and consider yourself to be at the Expert level, you should take this as a refresher/stay relevant course, as there are many gold nuggets to support you in enhancing your method of operation.
In my experiences as a short term rental host, podcaster and founder of Host2Host, I have found Alanna Schroeder of...

Debi Hertert

Vacation Rental & Boutique Hotel Supplies
2021-09-22T09:27:40-07:00

Debi Hertert

In my experiences as a short term rental host, podcaster and founder of Host2Host, I have found Alanna Schroeder of The Distinguished Guest to be professional, ethical and informative.  She possesses great business savvy, offering views that express her knowledge and her caring.  I have seen Alanna go out of her way to help another host/owner achieve success.  In an industry that is continually growing, Alanna has developed an understanding of how our industry works and who works within it.  I trust her judgement and advice and have learned more from her than from almost anyone else in this field.   Alanna’s contributions and work with Host2Host have been invaluable. Her new course TDGs Blueprint for Beginning Rentalists includes comprehensive and vital information for the short term rental host.  Although it is designed for the beginning host, the course includes so much information it is also great for established hosts.  It’s comprehensive from the purchase of property, through the setup of rental space and navigating Online Travel Agency listings.  The TDG course modules will save headaches and missteps, increasing satisfaction as well as income!
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