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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April 2018 Anchorage Lodging Insights

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…

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March 2018 Anchorage Lodging Insights

Hotel revenue in the Municipality of Anchorage was flat for the month of March 2018. The data, based on STR Report information, covers hotels in the municipality of Anchorage. It does not account for…

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Lodging Performance Terms Explained

Can’t tell RevPAR from ADR? To the uninitiated, these hotel industry terms might seem wonky and intimidating. We’ve put together a quick guide to help you better evaluate lodging performance in…

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February 2018 Anchorage Lodging Insights

February was a mixed bag for Anchorage lodging performance, with modest revenue growth powered mainly by rate rather than demand. Revenue per available room was up 1 percent for February 2018 compared…

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Is Facebook Dead?

Changes to Facebook’s news feed are coming, and companies and brands will show up less and less. Going forward, smart social media strategies should look like advertising plans or customer relations…

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