Hiring Staff for Your Campground? Here’s Our Advice

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Campsites are more than a weekend getaway. They are destinations for people to relax, enjoy quality family time and make lasting memories. Campground staff play a large role in guest experiences, so investing in quality customer service is vital. Continue reading for our top tips on hiring campground staff. Common Jobs at a Campground You … Read more

KOA’s Monthly Report Highlights Surge in 2024 Travel Bookings

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Kampgrounds of America, Inc.’s (KOA) latest monthly report showcases a significant uptick in travel bookings for the 2024 season, particularly among Gen Z campers. This increase points to a marked eagerness among travelers to secure their spot for future trips and emphasizes a desire to celebrate life’s milestones and foster relationships through shared outdoor experiences. … Read more

Kampgrounds of America, Inc. Earns Number One in Category in Entrepreneur’s Annual Franchise 500

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Demonstrating excellence in the franchise and outdoor hospitality industry, Kampgrounds of America, Inc. (KOA) proudly announces its ranking as number one in its category in Entrepreneur’s 45th Annual 2024 Franchise 500. With an unprecedented 1,389 brands competing, KOA’s top spot underscores its commitment to quality and excellence. Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 is renowned as the most … Read more

KOA Announces Date for 2024 Spring Buyer’s Workshop

Registration for KOA’s Spring Buyer’s Workshop event is now closed. This informative session took place April 13 – 14, 2024 (optional evening event April 12) at the Nashville KOA Resort in Nashville, TN. Designed exclusively for prospective campground owners, the Spring KOA Buyer’s Workshop featured workshops on the below topics: Factors to consider when buying an … Read more

KOA Highlights Data to Encourage Industry-Wide Enhancements to Improve Accessibility

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Kampgrounds of America (KOA), a leader in outdoor hospitality, releases its first comprehensive research report focused on the state of camping and outdoor enjoyment, viewed through the lens of accessibility. Inclusive of physical, cognitive and socio-economic factors, accessibility in the outdoors continues to be an industry-wide challenge that KOA endeavors to unravel, starting with this … Read more

Ever Dreamed of Owning a Campground?

The camping industry has experienced unprecedented popularity in recent years. For those interested in finding an entry point to campground ownership, KOA offers its Buyer’s Workshop, designed to explain precisely what is needed to become an owner/operator in the rewarding campground industry. It used to be enough to simply provide a clean, safe environment and … Read more

Uplifting Trends in Holiday Travel and Winter Recreation

The Kampgrounds of America, Inc. (KOA) Monthly Research Report – November 2023 Edition reveals a notable increase in healthy holiday travel expectations, with camping emerging as a favored option for Thanksgiving, Hanukah, and Christmas celebrations. An ongoing research initiative by the leading outdoor hospitality brand, KOA’s report points to continued enthusiasm for camping as a … Read more