The number of overnight stays in Adams County, Pa., through October, is more than 4.1 percent higher than the same timeframe in 2014, according to the Smith Travel Research report which measures hotel occupancy, average daily rates and revenue generated through participating lodging properties.
Just in time for the new year, Center City Philadelphia is right on track to end 2015 with a record hotel occupancy.
Record Hotel Occupancy: 77.4%:
Center City Philadelphia’s hotel occupancy is estimated to hit a record 77.4 percent in up from 75.5 percent in 2014. Visitors to Philadelphia from all segments (leisure, group, business) will have filled a projected 3.1 million rooms—another record.
Leisure Is One Of Three Major Segments:
2015 is coming to a close, and the Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board is reporting that 2016 will likely be a strong for overnight stays at its area hotels.
Recently released metrics from the STR Global, a worldwide tourism data-analytics firm, show 2015 saw improvements across multiple fields:
Meet AC and the Atlantic City Sports Commission had a fantastic year in 2015.
Just some of their accomplishments include booking two major industry shows—Meetings Professionals International and TEAMS, both who will host their 2016 events in Atlantic City.
Center City Philadelphia is experience a stellar 2015 with its leisure tourism occupancy.
The first six months of the year, hotels have sold 416,000 room nights for leisure travelers—a 3.8 percent from the first half of 2014. And with the pope’s visit in September on the horizon, the area will hopefully result in a leisurely record year.
What happens when you get 15 experts from around the state together at blanc in Denver and discuss the state of the meetings and events industry for an afternoon? Thoughtful conversation, idea sharing, camara- derie and some aha moments, along with a candid discussion about impacts of the legalization of marijuana in Colorado, were all highlights from Colorado Meetings + Events Editorial Advisory Board meeting this spring.
Year in Review
POP THE CHAMPAGNE TO MAKE A TOAST AND PUT YOUR HANDS TOGETHER TO APPLAUD THIS YEAR’S OUTSTANDING GROUP OF INDUCTEES.
Best Hotel or Resort with Meeting/Event Space in Denver Metro (More than 200 Guest Rooms)
THE WINNER IS: The Curtis - a DoubleTree by Hilton
Denver | 303.571.0300
» Hyatt Regency at Colorado Convention Center
» Omni Interlocken Hotel (tie)
» Renaissance Denver Downtown City Center Hotel (tie)
Best Hotel or Resort with Meeting/Event Space in Denver Metro (Less than 200 Guest Rooms)
It’s time for the madness that is March — the bracket-busting Cinderella teams, exciting wins and teammates who keep the ball moving. Colorado Meetings + Events experiences its own madness with the tallying of the ninth annual Best of Colorado awards. Just like in basketball, there are first-time winners, MVPs and many team players.