December 2017

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Occupancy was up 2.3 percent in Wisconsin for November 2017. Most market areas saw an increase in occupancy for the month, with the largest increase in Eau Claire/Menomonie. ADR was up 3.6 percent statewide for the month, with the largest increase in Green Bay.

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Courtyard Appleton Riverfront

Set along the banks of the Fox River, the all-new Courtyard Appleton Riverfront offers the ideal location for business and leisure travelers. The hotel is about 5 miles from Fox Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau and just a few miles from downtown Appleton. With Fox River Mall, Lawrence University and Fox Cities Performing Arts Center nearby, it’s easy to shop, learn and be entertained while visiting.



Towneplace Suites, Oak Creek

Experience a more relaxing stay only a few miles from downtown Milwaukee and just minutes from Milwaukee’s Mitchell International Airport with the TownePlace Suites Milwaukee Oak Creek. The hotel is located in the new Drexel Town Square development in Oak Creek, WI. After a busy day, guests can retire to their suite featuring a comfortable bed and a fully equipped kitchen. The hotel also offers suites with a separate bedroom from the living room.



First Business Bank

First Business focuses on your business banking, private wealth, and specialty finance needs.

Michalak Pest Control

Michalak Pest Control is a family owned and operated company committed to green pest control practices.


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Hampton Inn Milwaukee Airport

Whether they’re arriving or departing from Milwaukee General Mitchell International Airport, here to visit one of the many local businesses or to explore downtown Milwaukee, visitors can count on the Hampton Inn Milwaukee – Airport hotel for a comfy base.




Linzmeirs on Glidden

Visitors are invited to take advantage of creating memories in this one of a kind nearly 4,000 square foot home on Glidden Drive outside of Sturgeon Bay. Its large lot provides plenty of room and privacy for guests to relax and enjoy the tranquility of Lake Michigan.



AmericInn Manitowoc 

The AmericInn Manitowoc hotel is conveniently located in Manitowoc, Wisconsin the gateway to the Door County area. This Manitowoc hotel offers a variety of room types including suites with a whirlpool and fireplace and rooms with balconies.


The Wisconsin Hotel & Lodging Association offers a number of FREE marketing opportunities to members. 

FREE property listing in the annual Wisconsin Lodging Directory, with 175,000 copies distributed
FREE listing page at, WH&LA’s searchable, mobile-friendly website with an average of 22,000 sessions monthly; listing pages feature property contact info, amenities, text about your property, a Google map of your location and rotating slideshows
FREE link on your listing page to your property’s website
FREE participation in the JackRabbit Book Now tool, where users can search for & book a stay directly through your property’s online reservations system
FREE link to your designated online reservations system
FREE listing in the Meetings & Events Site searchable database at, where meeting planners go to find suitable sites for their meetings in Wisconsin
FREE updates to your listing at, the state Department of Tourism website