- Dec 6, 2010
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Beware! It's mostly been cancellations from further away states for us in Maine, despite being second to VT in transmission: "Despite the surge in cases in recent weeks, Maine has the second-lowest virus prevalence in the country. Maine’s rate of 13 cases per 100,000 residents is only beaten by Vermont, at 10.7 cases per 100,000."Our latest email sold our state's 85%+ vaccination rate as a reason why guests should still come. No cancellations yet.....
food costs are getting crazy! [/QUOTE said:Yes. Food costs up. Some local restaurants are shut some days due to not getting their deliveries. Supply chain will likely be broken for a long while. Grateful I have no printed menu and can pivot according to what is available at any given time.
We’re having to live in a hotel right now. Tell me about prices! And no long term stay discount, either! There’s construction going on immediately behind the building and a 4-lane roadway in front. It’s not like we’re enjoying our stay.Don't be afraid of raising your rates. Tried to book a hotel for a 1-night stay on a trip later this week and the rates for a hotel that used to be around $149 a night is now $260.
At 3% yearly inflation over 4 years, a $109 room in 2017 would be $122 now. So you're in the neighborhood of where you should be now, but gave up some money by not easing it up 3% each year.increasing nightly rate by $10, for each of our four rooms, so prices now range from $89 - $119. We expect they'll be comments from would-be guests ("Who do you think you are? The Ritz Carlton?!") but, after 4-years, it was time. Just wish we'd done it on July 1.