Campgrounds often serve as evacuation centers for people fleeing fires and other natural disasters. But the 112-site Placerville KOA in Shingle Springs, Calif., recently went further than most, providing not only discounted rates for 200 evacuees who fled the Caldor Fire but coordinating humanitarian assistance with other local businesses and nonprofit organizations, which provided evacuees […]Read More »
Niki Benedict, correspondent for the "RVBusiness on the Road" video series for RVBusiness and its sister publication, Woodall's Campground Magazine, recently traveled through Colorado where she met with the owner/managers of Aspen Acres Campground, which is located in the Isabel Mountain Range in Rye, CO. at 9,200 feet of elevation.
With sites filling up it is no surprise that campers have come up with some inventive solutions to try and nab the perfect campsite — not to mention try and profit off them as well. Our guests, Mark Koep, founder of CampgroundViews.com, and Kathleen Walsh, founder of Advanced Outdoor Solutions, are going to talk on the issues park owners are noticing and how they could impact the future of the industry.
Our guest is The Glamping Show USA organizer David Korse. The show is set to take place from Oct. 5-6 in Aurora, Colo., and Korse notes that the show is prepared to offer not only education but also a much larger expo. Learn more at https://www.glampingshow.us/.
Joining us this week is Michigan-based RVer and creator of the RV Lifestyle website, podcast and YouTube channel, Mike Wendland. Mike, along with his wife Jennifer, recently published a book entitled, “The Complete Guide to Boondocking.”; Harvest Hosts‘ Chief of Staff Wes Clark; and Amir Harpaz, owner of Fort Myers, Fla.-based Harp Development and several parks. He is also a board member with the Florida RV Park and Campground Association.
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