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First Quarter Results Predict Strong Year for KOA

A surge in short-term business in the first quarter of the year resulted in an increase of total revenue of 20.9% versus 2020 and 21.3% over a record 2019, according to Kampgrounds of America, Inc. in their recently released Q1 Business Report. The company also acquired four campgrounds and secured five franchise contracts during the […]

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KOA Continues to Advocate for Campgrounds in U.S. and Canada

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA) has been working to keep campgrounds open and operating in both the U.S. and Canada. This work is ongoing amidst increasing restrictions in Ontario and in an effort to be proactive for any future set-backs that may occur elsewhere. “Last year, as states […]

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KOA Buyer’s Workshop Set for April 10-11, 2021

In-Person KOA Buyer’s Workshop Set for April 10-11, 2021 at San Antonio KOA Holiday It’s Filling Up Fast, So Register Today to Save Your Spot! Find out what it takes to purchase and operate a successful campground by attending the April 10-11 in-person Kampgrounds of America Buyer’s Workshop. This important two-day event will be held […]

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New COVID Relief Legislation Passed on December 27, 2020

As a follow-up to the CARES Act passed in March 2020, new COVID Relief Legislation was signed into law by the President on December 27, 2020. The new law provides for several additional relief measures to assist individuals and businesses coping with the continuing negative impacts of the pandemic, though this article will focus primarily […]

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KOA On Franchise Business Review’s Culture 100 List

Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA) was recently named to Franchise Business Review’s first annual “Culture100” list. The list recognizes the top 100 franchise brands in a 2020 report on the Best Franchise Cultures. With over 500 locally and owned and operated campgrounds across the U.S. and Canada, KOA is a family-focused brand at its core. […]

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KACEY MUSGRAVES, COUNTRY MUSIC’S LATEST “IT” GIRL, REMINISCES TO MEMORIES OF KOA IN HER LATEST HIT SONG.   That’s why we at Kampgrounds of America were so thrilled and impressed when we discovered one of the major tracks on Musgraves’ album “Same Trailer Different Park,” is entitled “My House.” The song by the talented, Texas-born […]

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KOA Hosts Successful Virtual Buyer’s Workshop

More than 70 potential new campground owners attended the first-ever virtual Kampgrounds of America Buyer’s Workshop, held online Friday, October 23 and Saturday, October 24, 2020. KOA has hosted highly successful in-person Buyer’s Workshops for decades at various KOA locations, but the COVID-19 pandemic made it necessary to utilize new technology and take the Workshop […]

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2020 NORTH AMERICAN CAMPING REPORT The annual North American Camping Report is an industry-leading research initiative that shares insights on the behaviors and attitudes of North American campers. The sixth iteration of the report – the 2020 edition – provides a detailed look at 2019 camping behaviors and trends across North America. The Report was […]

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RV News: Article Highlights Doug Mulvaney’s Expertise

The Man With The Plans Doug Mulvaney, Director of Facilities Design, is the man with the plans at KOA. Whenever a new company-owned property or franchised RV park is built or upgraded, Doug is there with guidance, layout suggestions and advises on power requirements for the future camper. The September 2020 edition of RV News […]

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Fall COVID-19 Edition of the North American Camping Report Shows Strong Camping Sector Growth Among a Tough Year for Travel Leisure travelers predicted in May that their first trip once COVID-19 travel restrictions were lifted would be a camping trip, and the results of the fall special edition of Kampgrounds of America’s annual North American […]

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