November 16, 2021
Sun Communities has recently announced its acquisition of Park Holidays, the United Kingdom's second largest owner and operator of holiday communities. Most of their communities are located within a short drive from London and other affluent Southern UK areas.
September 20, 2021
Campground owners can take advantage of the industry boom by utilizing these add-on revenue-generating amenities. In just this past year, operators have seen an additional $21 million in add-on revenue by offering features such as golf carts, bike rentals, and more.
August 17, 2021
As the outdoor hospitality world grows, so does your amount of options. Get out into the open air with the whole family with these amazing campground and RV park options. From mechanical bulls to 360-foot-long waterslides, to spas and amphitheaters for live music—the RV and campground industry continues to provide its guests with a unique experience.
July 23, 2021
The demand for hospitality is on the upswing as postponed vacations begin to take place. Domestic leisure trips continue to grow and this affects the upward trajectory of the hospitality industry.
July 4, 2021
Jeff Cavins, CEO and cofounder of Outdoorsy, shares his insights on the Millennial-fueled boom in the RV industry as well as the effects of COVID-19. From April of 2020 to October 2020, "Outdoorsy saw booking revenue skyrocket 4,000 percent" with Millennials and Gen X responsible for 80 percent of new bookings to date. Read more about the promising future of outdoor living.
June 6, 2021
The RV World has just gotten bigger! National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) announced the newest Elite Partner of the ARVC Integrated Partnership Program, RVshare, the "first and largest peer-to-peer RV rental marketplace."
June 8, 2021
The trend toward remote work has led to a call for accommodating technology within the R.V. industry, while still maintaining the quietude the lifestyle promises. Updates in internet and portable power are underway as "digital nomads" take to the roads.
April 28, 2021
COVID-19 proved a key driver behind the influx of many camping attributes. More than 70% of North American campers changed their camping habits in 2020 and RV ownership is up in both the U.S and Canada.
February 12, 2021
Whether you’re one of those parks that regularly offers specials, or not, this year is as good as any to re-evaluate your strategy.
December 22, 2020
According to data from RV rental platform Outdoorsy, bookings made by the demographic spiked 70% from 2019 to 2020
December 23, 2020
Outdoorsy, an RV and camper van rental site, found a 4,500% increase in bookings throughout the pandemic. Insider spoke with Jen Young, Outdoorsy's chief marketing officer and co-founder, to learn how this booming interest in RVs and camper vans could shape and change travel in 2021.
November 8, 2020
The trend is growing at a time when camping has never been more popular. The number of camping households in the U.S. now numbers 78.8 million, according to the 2019 North American Camping Report.
October 1, 2020
Fall COVID-19 Edition of the North American Camping Report Shows Strong Camping Sector Growth Among a Tough Year for Travel
August 18, 2020
With families looking for safe ways to enjoy summer getaways and many hotels still closed, popularity of recreational vehicles and boats is surging. NBC tech correspondent Jacob Ward explores the trend for TODAY’s ongoing series The New Normal.
August 4, 2020
Call it a case of cooped up consumers creating pent up demand. Deprived of traditional spring and summer vacations that might include crowded flights and hotel stays due to Covid-19 pandemic restrictions, individuals and families are busting out on the open road in recreational vehicles where their rides are their lodgings.
August 3, 2020
In January, the Outdoor Foundation, the nonprofit arm of the Outdoor Industry Association, shared some gloomy statistics. According to its annual survey, fewer than 20 percent of Americans were recreating outside at least once a week, working out to an estimated billion fewer outdoor activities a year compared to a decade earlier. Just under half of the population, the organization estimated, was not participating in outdoor recreation at all.
May 19, 2020
The results form this special report indicate that camping is well positioned to rebound earlier compared to other types of travel. As more people search for safe, affordable vacation options closer to home its anticipated that the interest in camping will continue to grow at an accelerated rate.
February 10, 2020
In 2019, the National Park Service received over 327.5 million recreation visits; up 9 million visits (2.9%) from 2018. 2019 edged out 2018 as the third highest year for recreation visits (behind 2016 and 2017).
October 30, 2019
The popularity of glamping has exploded in recent years among North American leisure travelers. The new North American Glamping Report provides findings on the preferences and behavior around glamping from leisure travelers throughout the U.S. and Canada....
August 7, 2019:
Camping World Holdings was one of the biggest beneficiaries of the revival of recreational vehicles as a popular travel option. Yet despite the outdoor retailer's best efforts, earnings were weaker than expected.
May 20, 2019:
Red Rocks Glamping is about to begin its second year of pitching its canvas tents in Morrison, just two miles from the Red Rocks Amphitheatre. The company has added 20 tents to the 40 it had last summer ....
May 7, 2019:
You could say Brian and Shawnna Johnson were living the American dream. The Gilbert couple had high-paying jobs, a large house and decades worth of souvenirs and mementos.....
April 4, 2019:
The Campground of the Future could have drone-delivered logs and self driving campervans. Coloradans can already get a taste of the future with glamping at Echo Canyon Campground....
March 8, 2019:
The travel industry is anticipating a banner year of people packing their bags and heading off to those bucket-list destinations this year. "Consumer confidence and traveler confidence are very high right now," ...
February 25, 2019:
'Curbed' reported that many parks saw a record-number of people in 2018 as visitations to all national parks exceeded 300 million recreation visits for the fourth consecutive year....
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