October 2012

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Congratulations to the following WH&LA members on their recent awards and recognition:

The BEST WESTERN PLUS Milwaukee Airport Hotel & Conference Center has been chosen for the brand’s national television advertising campaign. The hotel is one of only eight properties chosen out of more than more than 2,100 in North America. The campaign showcases the people who run their hotels as family businesses and Best Western’s mission to go above and beyond to exceed expectations for the hotel chain’s hundreds of thousands of guests each night.

Matt Drusch, Director of Sales & Marketing, Brookfield Suites Hotel & Convention Center, has been named one of Hotel Management magazine’s “Thirty Under 30,” and was featured in the magazine’s October 22 issue.

Hotel Mead, Wisconsin Rapids was recently purchased by SKD Hotel Mead LLC. The property will be managed by SKD Hospitality Management.


Occupancy was up in Wisconsin for September 2012 compared to September 2011 and nearly all market areas saw an increase in occupancy, with the largest increase in Green Bay MSA. ADR was up statewide compared to September 2011, with the largest increase in Green Bay MSA.

To view Smith Travel Data for your region for September 2012, click here.

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Provided by STR. For detailed lodging performance data for your area, contact STR at 615/824-8664 x3504 or info@str.com.