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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 Alaska Travel Industry Association's research focuses on regional and statewide tourism in Alaska. For insight on travel and tourism in the United States, The U.S. Travel Association conducts and reports on the state of the industry nationwide.

The latest data and research insights are collected below.

April 2023 Hotel Performance

Anchorage hotel demand returned to average for April after sliding in each of the months in Q1. The first quarter of 2023 was slower than the year prior, which may have more to do with the strong

February 2023 Hotel Performance

February 2023 hotel performance didn't quite measure up to the record set in 2022, but was an improvement over December 2022 and January 2023. Demand was off 3% compared to the prior year, with

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,

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