A night away? We sure did pay.

Aaron Wolowiec

The last time I booked a weeklong family vacation, I was shocked at the prices of hotel rooms. We weren’t looking for anything fancy, but those prices sure did crimp our style. And Nashville, Denver and Atlanta were the hotspots for revenue growth in 2014. Atlanta and Denver experienced the highest jumps in occupancy rates, according to the report. And it seems three event hotbeds – Miami, Denver and Atlanta – may crimp your style.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.16.20

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Virtual conference pricing. Dr. Michael Tatonetti, CAE, explains how to use price anchoring to determine registration rates for your virtual conference. By the way, he’s the director of certification and education at the Professional Pricing Society so he knows what he’s talking about.

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Brewing Up Demand: Beer Festival Sells Out in Record Time

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But there could be a downside, Denver Westword reports : The number of beers each brewery can enter in the event’s annual competition will likely decline significantly from the current 10. With its tickets going at a pace way more comparable to a major rock concert’s than an annual association showcase’s, the Brewers Association’s annual event set for October 10–12 in Denver sold out in record time this year—understandably causing some major headaches.

Airport Hotels Draw Higher Occupancy, Higher Rates

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That represents a 4 percent jump in prices from a year earlier and a 14.6 The extra demand brings bad news and good news: Room prices are going up, but at the same time hotel owners are taking advantage of the sudden surge in stays to boost their offerings. One new hotel, Denver’s Woolley’s Classic Suites, opened in May with the goal of bringing a luxury brand close to the airport. $ 102 The average daily rate for airport hotels as of April 2014, according to STR.

Monday Buzz: Why Boston Doesn’t Have Cheap Rooms

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What’s causing the extreme price hikes? Boston’s not Phoenix or Denver; we have water on a couple of sides and incredible barriers to entry,” Moscaritolo explained. “It’s It’s a combination of high prices of land, availability of raw land, and how expensive it is to build anything.”. An array of economic and geographic pressures have boosted Boston’s hotel rooms to extremely high rates.

Restaurant Council Serves Up Knowledge on Booming “Fast Casual” Segment

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F air price. • The Mexican cuisine giant’s rapid growth in just over two decades—from a handful of stores in the Denver area to more than 1,600 locations nationwide—serves as a microcosm for what the fast-casual segment of the restaurant industry is experiencing as a whole. The big reason why fast casual is such a draw for people is it’s really based on great food at a great price, and with a speed of service.

Report: Office Parks Declining in Popularity Among Tenants

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The study, which took a look at office parks in areas such as Silicon Valley, Chicagoland, and the Denver region, found that factors such as proximity to public transportation and local restaurants had significant effects on vacancy rates. In either case, the shifting nature of the market creates bargaining leverage for tenants—both in terms of price and amenities.

Lunchtime Links: Peyton Manning’s Omaha Shoutout

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During Sunday’s win over the San Diego Chargers, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning shouted the city’s name a total of 44 times, causing viewers to take to social media to discuss what the call meant. The all-star pitchman might be a little out of their price range, though. The city of Omaha found new love for Peyton Manning’s play-calling skills over the weekend. Plus, how to ensure your association’s SEO practices don’t fall victim to Google.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.13.17

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Hosts: Smart Meetings, Go Providence, The Westin Riverwalk San Antonio, and The Westin Denver International Airport. Find out when it makes sense to use an event app, how to compare app providers, and why pricing all over the map. It’s that time of year – your chance to participate in the industry’s most comprehensive study on membership marketing. For the ninth year in a row, Marketing General Incorporated (MGI) is conducting its Membership Marketing Benchmarking Survey.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.13.17

Reid All About it

Hosts: Smart Meetings, Go Providence, The Westin Riverwalk San Antonio, and The Westin Denver International Airport. Find out when it makes sense to use an event app, how to compare app providers, and why pricing all over the map. It’s that time of year – your chance to participate in the industry’s most comprehensive study on membership marketing. For the ninth year in a row, Marketing General Incorporated (MGI) is conducting its Membership Marketing Benchmarking Survey.