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

December 2019 Hotel Insights

Friday, January 17, 2020

December hotel performance was stable compared to 2018. December 2019 saw a slight improvement in monthly revenue, up less than 1% – or within $100,000 – year over year. Demand for the month ticked up slightly compared to 2018. December typically accounts for about 5% of annual hotel…
Tourism fueled community growth, with 2019 setting records for Anchorage tourism in many ways. There are plenty of positive signs for 2020 as well. Visit Anchorage President & CEO Julie Saupe presented details January 16, 2020, at the Report to the Community. The event is an annual summary of Anchorage tourism performance and predictions. The report recapped industry gains in 2019 and shared forecasts, research findings, and…
In accordance with the Visit Anchorage mission, this position works 30 hrs/week under the direct supervision of the Visitor Services Director to manage and supervise Visit Anchorage’s comprehensive volunteer programs and paid staff to provide service to visitors in Visit Anchorage’s…
In accordance with Visit Anchorages’ mission, this position works under the direct supervision of the Vice President, Member & Destination Services (M&DS) and provides assistance to the Membership and Advertising Sales Representatives and Visitor Services Director.  This position…

Inventory Manager - Premier Alaska Tours

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

The Premier Alaska Tours Inventory Manager is responsible for managing hotel and vendor block, negotiating contract terms, building timing and itineraries, and working with vendors throughout the state of Alaska. Download the job description for more information. Please apply on Premier Alaska…

November 2019 Hotel Insights

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

November hotel revenue saw modest gains year over year for 2019, with more than $14.1 million in hotel revenue reported for the month. ADR was down less than 1%, with demand up just under 1%. Those results makes 2019 one of the best Novembers for revenue on record, though the month typically…

2019 Winter Tourism Updates

Monday, November 18, 2019

Alaska continues to add to its winter tourism products. Learn what's new this season. Alaska Trail Guides now offers a heli-biking tour to Knik Glacier with included transportation from Anchorage to Knik River Lodge. The tour includes a helicopter flight over the Chugach…

October 2019 Hotel Insights

Monday, November 18, 2019

Revenue for Anchorage hotels remained strong, with ADR mitigating softer demand year over year. Occupancy dipped 7% year over year for October as demand decreased and supply increased. Meetings performance was particularly strong in 2018, leading to an unfavorable year over year comparison. Rate remained stable, with revenue for the month still totaling more than $17 million. Despite the hiccup, 2019 remains on track for annual…

Alaska Law Enforcement Museum Open House

Monday, November 18, 2019

Celebrate new exhibits and the holidays with the Fraternal Order of the Alaska State Troopers at the Grand Re-Opening and Christmas Party at the Alaska Law Enforcement Museum.  Wednesday, Dec. 4 5 - 9 p.m. Alaska Law Enforcement Museum 245 West Fifth Avenue Anchorage,…