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New Camping Data Indicates Healthy Holiday Outlook

Following the release of Kampgrounds of America’s (KOA) annual North American Camping Report in April, new monthly research will continue to track camping incidence and behavior across all North American campers. The KOA Monthly Research Report – May Edition indicates more than 17.8 million households will kick off their summer camping season over Memorial and Victoria […]

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KOA Incentives Maximize Revenue, Meet Needs of New Campers

Two new KOA incentives are in place to help KOA campground owners complete capital and operational improvements. KOA’s Royalty Incentive Program, which offers a reduction in franchise royalties with qualified developments, supports a newly created role to maximize revenue for campgrounds and meet the needs of a new generation of campers. New Sites and Accommodations […]

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KOA’s O’Rourke Satellite Media Tour Highlights Popularity of Camping

Kampgrounds of America, Inc. (KOA) CEO and President Toby O’Rourke completed a satellite media tour (SMT) April 21 sharing findings from the 2021 North American Camping Report and talk about the continued popularity of camping. Appearing live from the Lake Oconee/Greensborough KOA Holiday near Atlanta, O’Rourke kicked off another season of camping with 29 interviews […]

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Ontario Owner Finds Successful KOA Partnership

Jackie Banas credits the hand of fate for leading her to purchase her campground in Brighton, Ontario and her successful KOA partnership. “It was 2014, and we had just had our second baby. We were on our way back to Canada from a visit with my husband’s family in California,” she remembers. “We stopped at […]

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KOA Rolls Out New Custom Best Park in Market Report

Kampgrounds of America has a beefed-up Business Development Team with a host of new analytical tools geared to help KOA campground owners improve their businesses and add to their bottom lines, featuring the new, custom Best Park in Market Report. KOA has had a group of Business Development Consultants (BDCs) for several years, but in […]

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KOA Multi-Park Owners Go from Groceries to Camping

Today, the Moldenhauer family are multi-park owners, but they weren’t looking for a campground 20 years ago when patriarch Dan Moldenhauer bought a waterside cabin at Bear Lake, a small resort community hear Garden City, Utah. “We were in the grocery business in Soda Springs, Idaho,” recalled son Curt, who now heads the family business […]

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Fresh Data Indicates Camping Interest to Remain High in 2021

Compared to 2019, the proportion of first-time campers across the U.S. grew five-fold, while the number of households that own RVs grew by 2.6 million, according to the latest research from Kampgrounds of America’s annual North American Camping Report. COVID-19 proved a key driver behind the influx of many camping attributes, including the 10.1 million […]

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KOA Spring Buyer’s Workshop A Success

More than 50 potential campground owners attended the Kampgrounds of America Spring Buyer’s Workshop Weekend, held Saturday April 10, and Sunday, April 11, at the San Antonio/Alamo KOA Holiday in San Antonio, Texas. “There has never been a better time to invest in the camping industry,” said KOA Senior Director of Franchise Development Larry Brownfield. […]

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