Downtown Anchorage seen with the Alaska Range to the north.
Ken Graham

Winter Tourism Updates 2019

Monday, October 21, 2019

Alaska Trail Guides offers a heli-biking tour to Knik Glacier with included transportation from Anchorage to Knik Glacier Lodge. The tour includes a helicopter flight over the Chugach Mountains to the face of the glacier, where participants hop on studded fat-tire bikes and pedal across frozen…

September 2019 Hotel Insights

Thursday, October 17, 2019

September set a new record for monthly revenue previously set in 2015, with $25.5 million in revenue. A solid return in the final month of summer season ensures hotel performance is on pace or above for the year. Changes in ADR reflects seasonal shifts such as per diem adjustment on 9/1 and were up slightly year over year. Despite an anticipated decrease in cruise-induced room nights compared to the prior September, hotel demand…

Columbia Sussex's New Acquisitions

Friday, October 11, 2019

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Oct. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Sussex, whose companies have owned and operated two of the largest hotels in downtown Anchorage for more than a decade, has acquired three new properties in Alaska's largest city. With 1,341 rooms now in…
Position Summary: In accordance with the Visit Anchorage mission, this position works under the direct supervision of the Vice President, Membership & Destination Services (MDS), and works independently to obtain and retain members and sell advertising in all forms to members, exercising…
As the Groups & Shore Excursion Coordinator, you will be the main contact between groups/shore excursion clients and Major Marine Tours. Your primary responsibility is to ensure a seamless and professional interaction for all group and shore excursion guests utilizing our products. You will join…

August 2019 Hotel Insights

Monday, October 07, 2019

The final full month of the busy 2019 summer season added more gains compared to the previous year. Hotel demand remained strong for the month, up 4% year over year. Occupancy held strong at 91% for the month, the third straight month with average occupancy above 90%. ADR rose 6% compared to August…

Listing Performance Data

Friday, October 04, 2019

One of the many benefits Visit Anchorage offers to members is listing analytics. We track when someone views or clicks on your Anchorage.net listing, and make this information available for you. Reviewing your Anchorage.net listing performance data can help you refine marketing…