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Q&A: Camping in Ontario Deals With Tax Issue

Q&A: Camping in Ontario Deals With Tax Issue

Founded in 1969, Camping in Ontario is preparing to celebrate its 50th anniversary during its annual CampEx, which is also celebrating 50 years in 2019. Set to be held Nov. 17-18 at the JW Marriott-The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa in Minett, Ontario, Camping in...

Glamping Summit Set For Oct. 22-23 In Colo.

Building off the success of two glamping conferences in 2018 — one in Denver, Colo., and another in Long Beach, Calif. — the Glamping Summit/USA in Aurora, Colo., is set to bring together owners of traditional campgrounds with those of smaller glamping parks,...

campersAPP 2.0 To Feature AI, Enhancements

To kick off the new year the founders of Quechee, Vt.-based campersAPP are set to launch campersAPP 2.0. Heather and Travis Gere, both founders of the company, have told WOODALLSCM.com the new platform will include a variety of new features and enhancements....

Aspira: Mission Mgt. Gives Us Larger Footprint

Reservation system provider Dallas, Texas-based Aspira, the operator of ReserveAmerica.com, announced in early December that it was acquiring another reservation system provider, Ontario-based Mission Management and its Astra and Campground Manager software platforms....

City Breaks Ground On Park, Includes RV Sites

The city of Albertville, Ala., officially broke ground on its $58 million, 129-acre Sand Mountain Park and Amphitheater Thursday (Jan. 10) afternoon, according to The Sand Mountain Reporter. Chambless said the 129-acre park would encompass 50 buildings, 15 fields, a...

'Immunity Laws' Help Owners Avoid Lawsuits

For campers and campground and RV park owners alike, the outdoor hospitality industry is centered around finding ways to break away from the everyday routine. From hiking to swimming to biking and other outdoor activities, campers are looking for things to do while...

The Mayors and Commissioners Caucus of Northeast Indiana released its 2019 legislative agenda today (Jan. 3). According to a press release, through the collaboration of mayors and commissioners in the 11 counties of Northeast Indiana, the Caucus’ legislative agenda...

Happy New Year From WOODALLSCM.com

The staff of WOODALLSCM.com is taking time off to usher in the New Year, meaning there will be no website updates on Dec. 31 and Jan. 1. We will be back in the office on Wednesday (Jan. 2). The staff here at WOODALLSCM.com would like to remind everyone to designate a...

WI-FI Study Highlights Customer Satisfaction

Wi-Fi continues to be an amenity that many campers are looking for when they stay at a privately-owned campground or RV park and according to the 2018 State of the Industry Report by TengoInternet Inc., that has driven many park owners to update their existing...

'aquaTECTURE' Offers Wastewater Alternative

An alternative to a septic system, Los Angeles Calif.-based aquaTECTURE LLC. offers a decentralized wastewater treatment system that offers a way for RV park and campground owners to recycle their water. Michael Warady, the project manager for the company’s Reuse...

SSI: Towable Sales Climb 4.5% for 10 Months

Towable sales ticked up slightly for the first 10 months of 2018 as overall retail registrations rose 4.5%. According to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI), results by category showed: Travel trailer sales climbed 4.6% for the 10 months. Fifth-wheel...

KOA Sees 8 Years of Growth, Expects More

Editor’s Note: WOODALLSCM.com (WCM) caught up with Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA) CEO Pat Hittmeier and President Toby O’Rourke during the 2018 International Convention & Expo in Fort Worth, Texas. Below is a portion of our edited conversation. Look...