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KOA/Airstream Venture Launched in Vegas

Airstream Inc. and campground franchisor Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA) will roll out their new partnership Jan. 22 with the launch of an Airstream rental component at KOA Las Vegas/Circus Circus. Las Vegas showgirls will help unveil 10 Airstream Flying Cloud...

Work Backlog Grows at National Parks

The superintendent of the Grand Canyon National Park says with $65 million annually over the next four years he could create more than 1,000 new jobs. Park Superintendent Steve Martin said the new hires could improve roads, trails, water lines, campgrounds and...

New Brunswick Funds 3 Campgrounds

Three campgrounds in New Brunswick, Canada, will receive money from the NB Growth Program, which gives up to $60,000 to businesses to help them expand, according to the New Brunswick Business Journal. The campgrounds are among eight small companies receiving money....

Virginia Officials Eye Park Development

Officials in James City County, Va., are hoping to build a riverfront park on land acquired for the commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the settlement of Jamestown. County planners this week outlined a proposed three-section park that would define the...

Park Still Befuddled by 2008 Flooding

Whether to reopen the RV park at Beaver Town Recreation Park & Campground near Beaver, Ark., this summer is still on hold until the town council can schedule a site visit to discuss it. Because of flooding of the White River and Table Rock Lake last year, the...

Cajun City Seeks $3 Million for New Park

Community leaders in St. Martinville, La., are working to bring an RV park to the nearby Longfellow-Evangeline State Park. St. Martinville Mayor Thomas Nelson said the idea was brought up two or three years ago and was pursued through the Parks and Recreation...

Park Still Befuddled by 2008 Flooding

Whether to reopen the RV park at Beaver Town Recreation Park & Campground near Beaver, Ark., this summer is still on hold until the town council can schedule a site visit to discuss it. Because of flooding of the White River and Table Rock Lake last year, the...

Cajun City Seeks $3 Million for New Park

Community leaders in St. Martinville, La., are working to bring an RV park to the nearby Longfellow-Evangeline State Park. St. Martinville Mayor Thomas Nelson said the idea was brought up two or three years ago and was pursued through the Parks and Recreation...

KOA Promotes Sutherland to New VP Post

Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA) has promoted Jef Sutherland, vice president of information systems, to the new position of vice president of franchise operations. The 47-year-old company, based in Billings, Mont., has more than 460 franchisees across the U.S. and...

Cherry Hill Park Braces for Inaugural Influx

The employees at Cherry Hill Park in Prince George’s County, Md., have been preparing for an unusually large number of winter visitors since the day Barack Obama was elected president. One of the first things visitors to the center will notice is a plethora of...

TengoInternet Offers Touch Screen Systems

Two Austin, Texas, technology companies are partnering to provide RV parks with a tool to more effectively communicate with guests and collect feedback. TengoInternet, a wireless Internet provider for the RV industry, and interactive digital media company...

Receiver Named for Troubled Park

A Juneau County Circuit Court judge appointed a receiver for the Yogi Bear Jellystone Park camp-resort in Warrens, Wis., on Friday (Jan. 9). The judgment by Circuit Court Judge John Roemer comes on the heels of a decision by a judge in Chicago on Jan. 6 to dismiss a...