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KOA July Monthly Research Report: Continued Growth in Summer Camping

The KOA July Monthly Research Report continues to forecast more North American households are planning to camp this year. According to research conducted in July, Kampgrounds of America, Inc. (KOA) projects 53.5 million households will take a camping trip in 2021. Following the release of Kampgrounds of America’s (KOA) annual North American Camping Report in […]

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Q2 Business Report: Impressive Results Reported by KOA

In its Q2 Business Report, Kampgrounds of America, Inc. (KOA) reported a 57.3% increase in revenue through June over 2020 in its recently released Q2 Business Report. Compared to the same period in a record 2019, revenue increased just over 28%. The company also saw growth in franchise contracts in the second quarter adding nine […]

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Canadian Campers Eager to Camp as COVID Restrictions Ease

Canadian campers are ready and eager to get out and reconnect with nature and with each others as COVID-19 restrictions ease, confirms a new report from Kampgrounds of America, Inc. (KOA). Sixty seven percent say they want to get out and camp immediately or very soon. An estimated 3.1 million households plan to go camping […]

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KOA Reports Double Digit Growth over July Holiday Weekend

Double digit growth in 2021 Fourth of July holiday results at Kampgrounds of America, Inc. (KOA) included an increase in occupancy of over 17% from 2020. Even more impressive, when compared to KOA’s record 2019, check-ins for KOA system were up more than 36%. In Canada, where the recovery from COVID-19 has been slower, occupancy […]

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KOA Resort Offers Great Camping Experience in Quebec

Thomas Gagnon, owner of Bas St-Laurent KOA Resort in Quebec, always dreamed of creating the best camping experience in Quebec; but that dream almost didn’t happen. Gagnon sold his computer software business in 2007 and immediately began searching for a new venture. He’d loved traveling throughout North America in his motor coach over the years, staying […]

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KOA Monthly Research Report: 2021 Summer Camping Outlook

The KOA Monthly Research Report, June edition, reveals strong summer camping intentions. Each month KOA (Kampgrounds of America) tracks camping incidence and behavior for all campers throughout the US and Canada on a month-by-month basis. This new reporting will evaluate the camping market from both a look back at the previous month, but also look […]

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Guest Service Training Program for KOA Campgrounds

Kampgrounds of America, Inc. (KOA) has recently launched Campfire Service, a new program providing owners and management with the guest service tools to create a rewarding camping experience that supports the company’s mission of connecting people to the outdoors and each other. A digital training program that can be delivered by KOA campgrounds at any […]

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KOA Posts Impressive Memorial Day Weekend Camper Nights

Following the uncertainty of the COVID-19 Pandemic in 2020, and associated campground closures, Kampgrounds of America, Inc. (KOA) reports 80% more camper check-ins this Memorial Day Weekend. Even more impressive, check-ins for the KOA system were up more than 14% over the company’s record 2019, pointing to a robust return to camping across the United […]

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KOA Launches Campground Resale Program

Kampgrounds of America (KOA) is launching a new campground resale  program to help interested owners sell their KOA campgrounds. The KOA Resale Program, in partnership with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Floberg Real Estate, will help franchisees navigate the intricacies of campground sales. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Floberg Real Estate is an independently owned member of one of […]

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