Downtown Anchorage seen with the Alaska Range to the north.
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Category - Member-to-Member News

Meeting Space at Land's End Resort

Thursday, November 07, 2019

Looking for a location for your next annual conference, convention or business retreat? Look no further than Land's End in Homer! Land's End Resort is excited to share the new Land's End Conference video. View this video on online at…

2020 Calendar of Event Sponsorship

Monday, November 04, 2019

Visit Anchorage is looking for Calendar of Events sponsors in 2020. The Calendar of Events is a great way to let hotel visitors and travelers know what's going on in Anchorage. Visit Anchorage delivers the calendars to hotel concierge desks, and we provide them to visitors at the…

Winter Tourism Updates 2019

Monday, October 21, 2019

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 Mountains to the face of the glacier, where participants hop on studded fat-tire bikes and pedal…

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…

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 listing, and make this information available for you. Reviewing your listing performance data can help you refine marketing…