May 2013

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Occupancy was up 8.4 percent in Wisconsin for April 2013 compared to the same month in 2012. Most market areas saw an increase in occupancy for the month, with the largest increase in Wausau/Stevens Point. ADR was up 2.6 percent statewide for April 2013, with the largest increase in La Crosse.

View Smith Travel Data for your region for April 2013 here. This link is password protected for WH&LA Lodging Members only.

Provided by STR. For detailed lodging performance data for your area, contact STR at 615-824-8664 ext. 3504 or


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

DoubleTree by Hilton Madison has been awarded the DoubleTree Pride Award by Hilton Worldwide for outstanding hotel performance in 2012. The award is given to the top 10 performing hotels out of the 274 operating in the Americas.

Jeff Arman, general manager of the Country Inn & Suites, Brookfield, was honored with Carlson’s 2013 President’s Award. The award recognizes properties that consistently provide exceptional guest satisfaction & brand engagement.

Has your property received an industry award or recognition? Tells us about it!


The AH&LA Career Center, powered by HCareers, grants access to the nation’s largest searchable online database of candidates and job openings specific to the lodging industry. WH&LA lodging members receive a 20% discount from HCareers.

To view the HCareers and WH&LA member discount whitesheet click here.

Learn more here or speak with an HCareers representative by calling 800/832-3738.



Congratulations to Heidel House Resort & Spa, Green Lake, winner of the 2014 Wisconsin Lodging Directory Cover Contest! See this great photo gracing the cover of the directory starting in January 2014!

Thanks to all 12 exceptional finalists and the more than 2,600 people who cast a vote!


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