November 2018 Hotel Insights

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…

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October 2018 Hotel Insights

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…

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September 2018 Hotel Insights

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…

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August 2018 Hotel Insights

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…

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Q2 2018 Tax Collections Report

Hotel revenue for the second quarter of 2018 was more than $70.4 million, according to Municipality of Anchorage reporting released at the end of August. The report put Q2 bed tax collections at $7.5…

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July 2018 Hotel Insights

July saw the best hotel gross revenue in at least 12 months, with demand up 3 percent year over year. Occupancy was up 2 percent year over year in July, with rate also up. Not sure what these terms…

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June 2018 Lodging Insights

June hotel demand increased 3 percent year-over-year, pushing the best gross revenue gains in 10 months. The news comes from information collected by STR. Performance in June was bouyed by the…

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May 2018 Lodging Insights

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…

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Q1 2018 Tax Collections Report

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…

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