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

Category - Research

April 2019 Hotel Performance

Friday, May 17, 2019

The strong stretch for hotel performance continued in April, with gains for the month driven by solid demand - up 6% year-over-year - and increases in ADR - up almost 14%. April hotel revenue was up 20% compared to 2018, a high-water mark for the month of April. Unfamiliar with the stats in this…

March 2019 Hotel Performance

Friday, April 19, 2019

March hotel revenue was up more than 27 percent year over year, as double-digit increases in both demand and rate combined for one of the best March performances on record. March demand was up 12.5 percent, while rate rose more than 13 percent compared to 2018. The year is off to a strong start. The…

February 2019 Hotel Insights

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Strong occupancy and ADR combined for best monthly revenue in February at least back to 2013. Demand was up 17 percent, occupancy up 15 percent and rate up 12 percent for February year over year. Daily data shows consistent, positive performance throughout the month of February, rather…

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.…

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…

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…

September 2018 Hotel Insights

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Hotel revenue in September increased 6 percent year over year, another solid month to cap summer. Revenue gains in the month were driven by rate. Demand was flat from September 2017. Hotel revenue remained below records set in 2015. Definite room blocks by meetings and conventions were…

August 2018 Hotel Insights

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

August was a strong month for hotels, with occupancy and average daily rate the highest in recent years, not yet reaching a high-water mark set back in 2015. RevPAR was up 7 percent year-over-year. It was the best single month for hotel revenue since August of 2015. Not sure what these terms…