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New Minimum Wage Laws Are Impacting Park Owners

New Minimum Wage Laws Are Impacting Park Owners

George O’Leary and Paul Friesen’s parks are nearly 2,400 miles apart and they couldn’t be any more different. O’Leary owns and operates the 1,100-site Rincon Country West RV Resort and the 460-site site Rincon Country East RV Resort in Tucson, Ariz., which cater to...

Some Jellystone Owners Utilize Exchange Programs

The Wisconsin Dells has positioned itself as “the Waterpark Capital of the World,” with marketing campaigns highlighting the fact the Wisconsin city has the largest concentration of indoor and outdoor waterparks on the planet. In 2018 alone, the city attracted four...

Schutter, ARVC’s Bambei Speak At LSI Symposium

More than 240 Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort franchise owners and staff members have gathered in North Charleston, S.C., this week for the group’s annual Symposium. “This is the biggest Symposium ever,” according to Rob Schutter, chief operating officer...

LSI Symposium Drawing Jellystone Owners To S.C.

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort operators from across North America gathered in Charleston, S.C., on Sunday (Nov. 10) to attend to attend the annual Symposium of the Yogi Bear-themed franchise network. “We’re excited to be in Charleston this year as we...

Ninth Workamper News Rendezvous Begins Today

The ninth annual Workamper News Rendezvous is kicking off today (Oct. 21) and is set to feature seminars tailored to the needs of current and aspiring RV enthusiasts who want to work as they travel. The event runs through Oct. 25 and will take place at the Community...
WCM Feature: Parks Now Target Of Tourism Taxes

WCM Feature: Parks Now Target Of Tourism Taxes

Across the country, campgrounds and RV parks are increasingly coming up on the radar of local and state officials as they search for new sources of tax revenue. “To me, what I see is that the (outdoor hospitality) industry has a bullseye on it, and local jurisdictions...