December 2013

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Occupancy was up 5.6 percent in Wisconsin for November 2013 compared to the same month in 2012. Nearly all market areas saw an increase in occupancy for the month, with the largest increase in Green Bay. ADR was up 5.7 percent statewide for November 2013, with the largest increase in Green Bay.

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

SOURCE: SMITH TRAVEL RESEARCH, INC. REPUBLICATION OR OTHER RE-USE OF THIS DATA WITHOUT THE EXPRESS WRITTEN PERMISSION OF STR IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED. Provided by STR. For detailed lodging performance data for your area, contact STR at (615) 824-8664 ext. 3504 or *Analysis provided by WH&LA.


Has your property taken advantage of discounted rates for using Constant Contact for your email marketing? While WH&LA does not endorse any product or service, we wanted to let you know about the availability of this discount, which, depending on your Constant Contact uses, could be as great as 25% off!

Get more information on WH&LA-member rates on Constant Contact email marketing services here.



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

The Pfister Hotel, Milwaukee, and the Marcus Family were honored with the inaugural Heritage Award from the Historic Hotels of America. The award honors “an individual, a hotel, an ownership entity, or management company which has demonstrated an inspirational leadership role in preserving, strengthening, and honoring its community’s unique cultural and heritage treasures.”

Amy Simchak, North Central Group, Middleton, has been selected to have lunch or dinner with Women in Lodging (WIL) founder Nancy Johnson, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group and Brooke Barrett, Danihan Hospitality Group. This selection is in recognition of being one of two state chapters welcoming the most new members.



Thanks to the generous donations of our members, WH&LA is pleased to announce that the “Enjoy Wisconsin” online auction is open for bidding now through December 12!

View all of the great items available and place your bids now!

We appreciate everyone helping to make our online auction a success by donating items, bidding on items and spreading the news about the auction to your co-workers, friends and relatives!


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