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Florida Gulf Coast Parks Gaining Traction

Some RV parks and resorts along the Gulf Coast are reporting the beginnings of a slow economic recovery after seeing their business evaporate in the wake of the BP oil spill, according to a news release. “We’re starting to see daylight,” said Tripp Keber, COO of Bella...

Florida City Eyes RV Park on Peace River Banks

What began as an idea to bring a recreational vehicle park to Florida’s Fort Meade has bloomed into a proposed outdoor park along the Peace River with an equestrian center, a driving range for golfers and a replica of the original fort that gave the city its...

KOA Convention Keynoter Touts the Golden Rule

For author and customer service visionary Fred Reichheld, good business is as easy as following the Golden Rule. “It’s as simple as treating customers so well that they come back for more, and bring their friends,” Reichheld told more than 500 Kampgrounds of America...

Small Municipal RV Park Reports Good Season

Trailway Campground in downtown Montague, Mich., is turning out to be one of the city’s hidden gems, The White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, reported. The 55-site campground, located near the state’s Lake Michigan coastline, offers a centralized location, but still...

Campground's State Confounds Residents/Investors

Mounting debt, bankruptcy and an impending foreclosure auction led to the court-ordered appointment of new management last week at Strawberry Park RV Park in Preston, Conn. The future of the 160-acre campground on Pierce Road remains unclear as president Hyman Biber...

Mauled Camper Won't Appeal Judge's Decision

Andrew Brodie, one of two mauled Aussie tourists whose lawsuit against the Canadian government was dismissed last week, is not a happy camper, the Toronto Sun reported. “This decision is very disappointing for us,” Brodie said in an e-mail to QMI Agency...

KOA Convention Underway in Georgia

The annual convention for Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA) owners from throughout North America is underway in Savannah, Ga., at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa. In a new convention event intended to give back to the host community, KOA owners grabbed...

California's State Parks Cuts Likely

Santa Cruz County beaches in Northern California, where millions come to splash and surf each year, saw fewer lifeguard patrols, less upkeep of restrooms and even closures of campgrounds, parking lots and visitor centers this past year. State Parks officials say...