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Survey: Are Playgrounds Worth the Investment?

Woodall’s Campground Management has begun a monthly survey of park owners and operators across the country to find out on a regular basis what you think about a given topic. We are doing it by e-mail, hoping you can respond and elaborate with your thoughts. We...

Calif. Parks See Upturn in Snowbird Bookings

RV resort operators across Southern California anticipate a strong winter season, with reservations and occupancies running ahead of last winter’s figures, according to a news release. “Reservations are looking very strong this winter,” said Daniel Wright, general...

Social Media Marketer Red Rover Eyes Debut

A new company has emerged that promises to provide campground operators with a new social media marketing tool and travel planning website to help fill their campsites with new customers. Red Rover will make its official debut at ARVC’s National Outdoor Hospitality...

Paul Bambei Makes ARVC Case in Vermont

Paul Bambei made some persuasive arguments during his presentation at the Twin States Campground Conference on why campground owners in Vermont and New Hampshire should join the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC). But how many owners decide to...

Md. Shopping Center Developer Adds RV Park

The developer of the Aumar Village shopping center in Fallston, Md., northeast of Baltimore, hopes to add a recreational vehicle park to the property, which already holds a McDonald’s, CVS, Texas Roadhouse and APG Federal Credit Union. First the developer, Mike...

City to Revisit Failed Campground Tax Measure

At least two members of the city council in Red Bluff, Calif., believe the council could have done more to avert the failure of Measure A, the transient occupancy tax ordinance that appeared on the Nov. 6 ballot, Red Bluff’s Record-Searchlight reported....

Aiken, S.C. Amends RV Park Regulations

The Aiken, S.C., County Council voted by majority to approve changes to the code of laws for RV parks and campgrounds on Tuesday, including an amendment that a buffer yard be installed on all sides of such facilities except in certain cases, the Aiken Standard...

LSI Parks Outperformed Campground Industry

Read more about the LSI Symposium in the December issue of Woodall’s Campground Management. Rob Schutter Jr., president and COO of Leisure Systems Inc. (LSI), promised an upbeat message for LSI’s franchisees at their annual Symposium held Nov. 5-8 in Covington,...

LIFESTYLE Partners with Carriage Travel Club

Middlebury, Ind.-based LIFESTYLE Luxury RV, a division of EverGreen RV LLC, announced today (Nov. 13) it has entered into a formal partnership with the Carriage Travel Club Inc. (CTC). According to a press release, CTC is an independent owners’ club separate from...

More on the Summer Season at Minn. Resorts

While he thought the summer was better than average, Scott Madson, owner of Otter Tail Beach Resort, told the Fergus Falls (Minn.) Journal that most people book their stays way before they can see a weather forecast. “I think the economy is just getting a little...