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Luxury Motorcoach Resorts See A Surge

Can we call it a comeback? A surge? A return to glory days? When it comes to profitability, development and expansion of luxury motorcoach resorts, those in the business agree that there’s a lot to be positive about these days, but they are hesitant to break out...

Is Your Website Ready For This Change?

In a Feb. 26 post on its official webmaster blog, Google announced a major change to the algorithm method its search engine uses to determine how websites are ranked for search results. At its very basic essence, websites that are not mobile-friendly will be...

ARVC Highlights Ballpark/RV Park Pairings

With the 2015 Major League Baseball season ready to get under way, the National Assocation of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) is ready to play ball. In a recent post on its gocampingamerica.com website, ARVC provided a list of campgrounds for those baseball fans...

N.M. Campgrounds May Reopen In 2016

By the summer of 2016, the public again may be enjoying the Lincoln National Forest at South Fork Campground, the Ruidoso News reported. Smokey Bear District Ranger Dave Warnack said that goal is the focus of the district along with ensuring that hiking and biking...

Work Campers Jailed In '92 Murder Case

A couple was arrested Thursday (March 26) at a Monroe County, Ga., campground in connection with a 1992 Kansas murder, television station WMAZ reported. Kelly Jones and Roger Jones Sr. were living and working at the campground under false identities since last year,...

Age Of Average RV Owner Gets Younger

When James and Stef Adinaro first looked into purchasing an RV in 2010, they were hesitant, CNBC reported. At 42 and 39, they felt they were too young to purchase a recreational vehicle. Five years and one RV later, the Adinaros are hoping to upgrade, having embraced...

Mo. Campground Plans New Petting Zoo

Big Elk Camp and Canoe in Pineville, Mo., is rolling out a new feature this year, Tara Tinsley, recreation technician at Big Elk Camp and Canoe, told the Neosho Daily News. “We are open year round, but we have actually been putting boats out for the last two weeks,”...

Parks Canada Adding Tent/Cabin Hybrids

Parks Canada is almost doubling the number of its new oTENTik camping structures in national parks and other locations across the country. According to the Windsor Star, an oTENTik is a cross between a tent and a cabin and is intended to add a degree of comfort to...

N.Y. Seeking Comments On Campground

The New York Department of Environmental Conservation is taking public comment on a management plan for Bear Spring Mountain campground in the Catskills near Walton, the Associated Press reported. The plan calls for creation of 15 remote campsites at Launt Pond,...

No Bathroom For Spring Break Campers

What happens when the campground you visit for spring break has the bathroom doors locked? Some folks found out this week when they visited North Twin Lake near La Pine, Ore., television station KTVZ reported. With almost the entire campground in use, this had the...

Be Aggressive, Proactive With Reviews

Whether you love them or hate them, online reviews of RV parks and campgrounds are here — and, like the travel industry at large and commerce in general, more and more consumers are turning to online reviews when they make decisions about where to visit. As you know,...

KOA Campaign Wins Advertising Award

Kampgrounds of America’s (KOA’s) innovative “What’s Behind The Yellow Sign?” advertising and marketing campaign was recently awarded a Silver Medallion by the 2015 Advertising & Marketing Effectiveness (AME) Awards. KOA’s campaign won the Silver Award in the...