b'Many experts note that glamping is about connecting campers Accommodation units in the glamping sector range fromwith the outdoors and offering them a one-of-a-kind experience.canvas tents to Conestoga Wagons, cabins and more. BY MIKE GASTGlampings Emergence Brings a New Type of Guestand Different Kinds of Accommodations to the MarketWhileitsbecomeafashionableterm campground sector. Hub and founder of the bodyfroma$40-a-nightbasicunittoalately within the RV park and campground Glampinga word that obviously blends American Glamping As- $40,000-a-night experience. But if it checksbusiness, glamping in itself isnt new. For at glamour and campingparks can in- sociation, adding that in those three criteria, its glamping.least 15 years now, high-end safari tent re- clude a wide array of accommodations from hisviewitallcomes Case in point: Billings, Mont.-based Kamp-sortscateringtotheeliteboutiquehotel upscale tents to high-end yurts to fancy park down to three simple fac- grounds of America Inc., the nations largestcrowd have been blooming in tourism hot models, teepees, treehouses, old west-style tors. campground franchisor, entered the higher-spots from coast to coast. covered wagons and recreational vehicles Glamping,forone endglampingmarketlastyearwhenitBut understanding the current state of including left-in-place Airstreamsand every- thing, has to provide di- opened the Terramor Outdoor Resort nearglamping as it gains ground as a trend within thing in between. rectaccesstoMother Bar Harbor, Maine. That facility has 64 deluxethe U.S. and Canadian camping landscapeRVs, however, arent always part of the Nature, said Martinez. Ruben Martinez canvas tents complete with full bathrooms,and gauging its impact on the conventional picture. It has to have a certain upgraded level of meal service, housekeeping and specializedcampground arenacan be a difficult task Everyone has a different opinion when it comfort and it has to have a uniqueness activities. because glamping in itself is not always a comes to the definition of glamping, said about the structures used. The beauty of Terramor is KOAs newest glamping-styleclearly definable entity within the RV park and Ruben Martinez, co-founder of Glamping glamping is that there is something for every- offering and is set up exclusively for glamping16 -May 2021Woodalls Campground Management'