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

Category - Member-to-Member News

Hotel Insights July 2019

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Anchorage set another single-month record for hotel revenue in July at more than $46 million. Summer hit full stride with the highest monthly average for ADR in any month, ever, at $209. July also saw a single month record for demand. An increase in the overall number of hotel rooms and available…

Join Us on the Road

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Promote your business to independent travelers, travel agents, tour operators, and meeting planners across the nation. There are always upcoming opportunities to join Visit Anchorage in attending travel industry conventions and trade shows. One of the benefits to joining Visit Anchorage on the road…

Call for Board Candidates

Friday, July 19, 2019

Visit Anchorage is looking for board members. Elected board members serve a three-year term beginning January 2020. Appointed board members serve one-year terms and are appointed by the Chair of the Board. Deadline to express interest is Thursday, August 22 at noon. Applications will be sent to…

June 2019 Hotel Insights

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Anchorage set a hotel revenue record in the month. At $43.8 million, June 2019 had the highest hotel revenue of any month, breaking a record previously set June 2015. June 2019 also saw the strongest-ever performance for that month in terms of hotel rate - up 8% from June 2018 - and hotel demand -…

Anchorage Opera Hosts Garden Party

Friday, June 28, 2019

Celebrate summer with Anchorage Opera (rain or shine) as they kick-off their 2019-2020 “Season of Masterpieces” in the spectacular private gardens of Dr. Brian Chen and Tim Pearson. Festive entertainment featuring special guest artists, Mariachi singer, Simón Hernández (aka "El…
Alaskan Spirits Distillery captured a Gold and Bronze medal in the 2019 Great American International Spirits Competition. Spirits entries from around the world competed this year premiere competition held May 4 and 5 in Rochester, New York. More than 1,400 entries were evaluated by a panel of…

May 2019 Hotel Insights

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

The summer of 2019 has a promising beginning, as May set hotel performance records for the month in terms of rate, demand, and total revenue. Demand in May was 8% higher than historical peaks for the month. Hotel revenue was up 30% from a historical record for this month set in 2017. Occupancy and…