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

May 2018 Lodging Insights

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

May started summer soft, with a large military exercise in 2017 creating an unfavorable early May comparison this year. Hotel occupancy was down 4 percent year-over-year, with average daily rate flat. Still, it wasn't all bad news, with a large IBEW meeting netting approximately 800 room nights,…

Q1 2018 Tax Collections Report

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Hotel revenue for the first quarter of 2018 was more than $32.2 million, according to Municipality of Anchorage reporting released this week. The report put Q1 bed tax collections at $3.8 million, up slightly compared to the same period in 2017. The slight growth in hotel revenue and tax collections…

April 2018 Anchorage Lodging Insights

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

April hotel revenue was up 5 percent year over year, according to information from Anchorage hotels provided through STR. Revenue growth can be traced to April's average rate, up 3 percent year over year, and was compounded by a slight uptick in demand. The shift of Easter and Passover holidays…