Presentation on theme: "Southeastern TTRA Annual Conference Mississippi Lodging Indicators: FY 2004 – FY 2008 Thomas E. Van Hyning Research Program Manager Mississippi Development."— Presentation transcript:
Southeastern TTRA Annual Conference Mississippi Lodging Indicators: FY 2004 – FY 2008 Thomas E. Van Hyning Research Program Manager Mississippi Development Authority/Tourism Division Montgomery, Alabama March 24, 2009 SETTRA Annual Conference
LODGING CENSUS AS OF JUNE 30 MDA/Tourism Division conducts a Lodging Census by FY. Smith Travel Research (STR) data are also secured. Mississippi Gaming Commission (MGC) furnishes quarterly state-licensed casino hotel data, via their own surveys. SOME LODGING-RELATED INDICATORS Number of Hotel & Motel (H & M) Rooms (thousands) Occupancy Percentage and Average Daily Rate Revenue Per Available Room (REV PAR) Lodging/Traveler Accommodations’ Employment B & B Properties, RV Spaces with electricity & water Note: Other Indicators are monitored and included in annual reports.
How close were the STR hotel & motel room count data to those via the MDA/Tourism Division Census? What proportion of Mississippi’s total hotel & motel rooms are in state- licensed casino hotels? Why bother with casino hotel data? Where do differences emerge between corporate & franchise properties and state-licensed casino hotel data? When can STR’s Duane Vinson be contacted to discuss research? Should data gathering efforts continue with our B & B Association? A Few Questions SETTRA Annual Conference
Fiscal Year# of B & B’s # of Rooms FY 2004 : 172798 FY 2005 : 173791 FY 2006 :(Katrina cycle ) 147717 FY 2007 : 150 728 FY 2008 : 158737 Five-Year Average : 160754 Source: MGC Quarterly Surveys, Jackson, Mississippi, 2004-2008. FY 2004 – FY 2008 B & B Snapshot SETTRA Annual Conference
MGC Region # of Hotels # of Rooms North River 126,105 (Coahoma and Tunica counties) Coastal 95,336 (Hancock and Harrison counties) South River 7 799 (Natchez-Vicksburg, Greenville and Washington County) ___________________ 2812,240 Source: MGC Quarterly Surveys, Jackson, Mississippi, 2004-2008. Mississippi Gaming Commission Regional Snapshot SETTRA Annual Conference Five-Year Average - FY 04 to FY 08
* Includes non-casino Hotels & Motels, B & B’s, RV Parks and Recreational Camps, some Residential Property Managers, among others. FY 2004 – FY 2008 Lodging Employment Breakdown FY Casino Hotels Other Lodging* 2004 4,800 11,840 2005 4,658 11,742 2006 3,253 10,747 2007 3,574 10,800 2008 3,450 10,700 5-Year Avg. 3,945 11,165 SETTRA Annual Conference
Thomas E. Van Hyning Research Program Manager Mississippi Development Authority/Tourism Division For a copy of this presentation, please email your request to: email@example.com For a copy of this presentation, please email your request to: firstname.lastname@example.org SETTRA Annual Conference
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