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

December 2018 Hotel Insights

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

2018 may end up as one of Anchorage's best in terms of hotel performance. Initial estimates put hotel revenue for the year above $262.5 million. If the forecast holds, it would come in second only to 2015. Average daily rate climbed near - and in some months even surpassed - historic marks.…

Content Specialist - Visit Anchorage

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Position Summary In accordance with the Visit Anchorage mission, this position works under the supervision of the Director of Content and Engagement in the Communications & Public Affairs (C&PA) department to elevate the image of Anchorage before leisure travelers and expand awareness of…

November 2018 Hotel Insights

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Growth in hotel demand and average daily rate combined to give Anchorage the best November in recent history. The strong monthly performance is tempered by November's undersized effect on overall revenue; the month typically accounts for just 5 percent of annual revenue for…
General Function Sales Agents are responsible for assisting customers with planning and booking their Major Marine Tours and Harbor 360 Hotel reservations. Sales and customer support will occur through a combination of phone, email, and in person communications. The primary duties of this position…

October 2018 Hotel Insights

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Fall began strong, with growth for October hotel demand of 6 percent and ADR of 4 percent year over year. Though monthly performance continues to fall below historical highs set in 2015, 2018 marked the third best October for revenue. October also set the strongest mark of any month for growth…
Help bring Anchorage's Big Wild Life to life! Visit Anchorage is seeking performers and handlers to serve as Anchorage "critters," our costumed animal mascots. These furred, feathered, and antlered mascots appear at many community events as goodwill ambassadors of our city. These…

Visit Anchorage Booth Shares Available

Thursday, October 25, 2018

The Visit Anchorage Tourism and Development Department has a few booth share opportunities available at these upcoming travel trade and consumer shows. But act fast, as space is limited. Promote and sell your business on the road with Visit Anchorage. For more information, please contact the…

Anchorage Chamber of Commerce Wins Award

Thursday, October 25, 2018

The Anchorage Chamber of Commerce was awarded "Alaska Chamber of the Year" during the fall forum hosted by the Alaska Chamber in Fairbanks on October 24. It is the second time the Anchorage Chamber has received this award, the first time was in 1999. President/CEO of the…