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

Managing a Successful Campground — Keys to Success

From checking in guests to maintaining the grounds, campground managers face many responsibilities each day. The right management techniques can help you form closer connections with employees and guests and set your campground apart from the rest. By revising your marketing and management strategies, you can closely meet your typical guests’ needs. Learn more about … Read more

8 Reasons You Should Consider a Career in Hospitality as an Owner/Operator

Do you enjoy creating memorable relationships and experiences with those around you? Perhaps you have a deep love for food and new adventures. A career in the hospitality industry as an owner or operator is the perfect combination of personal enrichment and exciting experiences for customers and hospitality professionals alike. The hospitality market gained a value of over … Read more

How to Choose the Right Location for Your Campground

Campgrounds allow visitors to break away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and connect with nature. Evaluating the optimal location for a campground requires looking at various factors, including proximity to attractions and accessibility. You will also need to consider zoning laws and real estate taxes. Read on to learn how to choose … Read more

The Different Types of Campground Consumers

All kinds of people enjoy camping, from nature enthusiasts to city dwellers looking for a change of pace. The amount of time they spend on a campground differs depending on their plans and lifestyles. Knowing who your campers are and how long they prefer to stay can help you manage expectations and provide the best … Read more

Initiatives to Make Your Campground More Eco-Friendly

Eco-friendliness encompasses practices, behaviors and values that prioritize conserving and protecting the natural environment. From reducing air and water pollution to promoting responsible consumption, prioritizing eco-friendliness is a noble pursuit for anyone. As a campground owner, you are responsible for preserving and protecting the environment that grants awe-inspiring landscapes and cherished memories. Learn how you … Read more

Do You Have What It Takes to Run a Franchise?

Franchising lets you manage a business venture with less risk. You can use an established brand to break into a market more easily. Certain traits and knowledge can help your franchise have more long-term success. Learn more about what you need for a successful franchise and how Kampgrounds of America, Inc. can help. What Is … Read more

Top Campground Amenities That Guests Love

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A prosperous campground takes guest preferences into account. Guests expect specific campground amenities when they arrive at a campground, and others enjoy the optional extras that make a campground stand out. Having the right mixture of amenities encourages guests to return and recommend their favorite campground to their friends, which is excellent, considering camping gets more … Read more

Kampgrounds of America, Inc. receives two awards from Franchise Business Review

Kampgrounds of America, Inc. (KOA) has been recognized with two franchise satisfaction awards by Franchise Business Review. The company was named to the Most Innovative Franchises and Top Franchise Culture lists. KOA, Inc. was the only hospitality provider of any type on both award lists. Franchise Business Review, a research firm that performs independent surveys … Read more

Amidst Rising Satisfaction, More Than Half of Campers Have Booked for 2024

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The Kampgrounds of America, Inc. (KOA) Monthly Research Report – October 2023 Edition finds that most campers have already booked at least one camping trip in the new year. Conversely, only 13% of leisure travelers have pre-booked 2024 travel. This enthusiasm could be tied to the satisfaction campers experienced during their camping trips this year; … Read more