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Travel Research

Data-driven decisions are the key to business success. Visit Anchorage curates travel industry insights for Anchorage, the state, the nation and the world. From our own research program to the leaders in tourism thought, find the most relevant and recent reports all in one place.

Visit Anchorage provides regular updates to the Municipality of Anchorage and also holds Report to the Community at the beginning of each year. Report to the Community is open to the public, and details the work of Visit Anchorage in the previous year and the organization’s goals for the future. Tourism is a vital part of Anchorage's economy. Read more about the benefits of tourism in Anchorage.

Several other entities conduct research that may be of use to travel media or businesses. The state of Alaska houses extensive research on regional and statewide tourism in Alaska. For insight on travel and tourism in America, The U.S. Travel Association conducts and reports on the state of the industry nationwide.

The latest data and research insights are collected below

October 2022 Hotel Performance

Hotel demand was up 9% year over year for October, putting it above historical averages for the month. Occupancy for the month averaged 67%, staying higher than the same time last year and hinting at

September 2022 Hotel Performance

Hotel demand was up 7% year over year for September, making it one of the best Septembers on record for Anchorage hotel performance. Occupancy for the month averaged 77%, reflecting a seasonal dip,

July 2022 Hotel Performance

Hotel demand increased 3% year over year for July 2022, likely another record for Anchorage demand for the month of July. The strong uptick in rooms consumed in the month hints at lengthening stays;

June 2022 Hotel Performance

June typically sees a significant seasonal upswing in performance for Anchorage hotels, and 2022 proved no exception. Anchorage saw a continuation of gains year over year, sustaining growth compared

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