KOA Named a 2023 Top Franchise by Franchise Business Review

Kampgrounds of America, Inc. (KOA), was recently named a 2023 Top Franchise by Franchise Business Review. The annual list recognizes the Top 200 Franchises and highlights the best franchise opportunities based on franchisee satisfaction ratings. Earning high scores in leadership, core values and franchisee support, Kampgrounds of America, Inc. was also named to the FBR … Read more

Competition in Camping & the Power of a Franchise Partnership

Over the past few years, interest in camping has skyrocketed. Research from the KOA North American Camping Report shows that there are 19 million first-time camper households since 2020, with 56.9 million households who camped at least once in 2021. The growth in the number of campers has also spawned more competition in the campground … Read more

KOA Spring Buyer’s Workshop Set for April

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Kampgrounds of America, Inc. recently announced the dates for its 2023 Spring KOA Buyer’s Workshop. This informative event is scheduled for April 1-2 (Optional Evening event 3/31) at the Tucson/Lazydays KOA Resort in Arizona. Designed exclusively for prospective campground owners, the Spring KOA Buyer’s Workshop will feature workshops on the below topics: Factors to consider … Read more

2022 is Another Record Breaking Year

The Kampgrounds of America, Inc. (KOA) Monthly Research Report – December Edition estimates that camping expects another record year, with 58 million households camping at least once. The outlook for 2023 also looks healthy as 87% of campers plan to include the activity in their New Year’s resolutions, most of which say they would like to increase … Read more

KOA Pilots Campground Management Internship Program

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Kampgrounds of America, Inc. (KOA) announces a new internship it will pilot at select KOA campgrounds in 2023. The 12-week Campground Management Internship Program will allow undergraduate students to work alongside experienced campground managers to offer a hands-on outdoor hospitality experience focusing on operations, management, marketing and administration. “Outdoor hospitality is one of the fastest growing … Read more

Better Camping Through Technology

KOA’s Industry-Leading Management Software When it comes to managing any business, few things are more important than an effective software system. Kampgrounds of America, Inc., the world’s largest outdoor hospitality company, has built a campground management software system from the ground up, designed specifically for campground owners and operators.   This proprietary software, named K2, is … Read more

How Camping Changed in 2O22

This year there were some major external factors driving changes in the travel space, including COVID-19, rising gas prices and inflation. In the KOA Monthly Research Report – November Edition we see that 74% of campers made at least one type of adjustment to their plans due to these external factors. Our research from the … Read more

KOA Releases New Revenue Driving Features in K2

Kampgrounds of America, Inc.’s (KOA) proprietary, in-house-designed reservation software continues its industry-leading growth. Welcoming its first users in 2017, K2 has maintained an aggressive development schedule releasing new features and improvements regularly. In the high season, the K2 system processes a new booking every 3 seconds, a check-in every 1.1 seconds and completes a store … Read more

Winter Campers are Ready for Fun!

The KOA Monthly Research Report – October Edition projects that 8.2 million households are planning to camp this winter. This is a sizeable increase over the 6.9 million households that winter camped in 2021, a growth of 19% in just one year. The increase in winter camping builds on the overall popularity of camping reported in Kampgrounds … Read more

KOA Named a Most Profitable Franchise of 2022

Kampgrounds of America, Inc. is one of just 50 franchises to be recognized for financial performance and franchisee satisfaction by Franchise Business Review Kampgrounds of America, Inc. (KOA) is an award-winning franchise in Franchise Business Review’s 2022 report on the Most Profitable Franchises. Kampgrounds of America, Inc. is one of only 50 franchises and the … Read more