b'INDUSTRY NEWSIn BriefCampspot Releases Second Edition of its Campspot Outdoor AlmanacNorthgate Resorts Acquires Jellystone Park at Kozy Rest in Harrisville, Pa.Campspot has released the second issue of the Campspot Outdoor Almanac, revealing thatNorthgate Resorts has acquired the Jellystone Park at Kozy Rest in Harrisville, Pa., according 2023 will be another big year for outdoor travel, even in the face of anticipated economic pres- to company officials. sures, according to a press release.Located an hour north of Pittsburgh, the sprawling destination features a mix of wooded cabins, Featuring 2023 camping and outdoor activity insights, key dates and destination spotlightsyurts, RVs and glamping tents coupled with a throng of amenities for campers of all ages. The with special content contributions from The Weather Channel and other outdoor brands, thepark had been owned by the Quigley family for the past 23 years, and both Gary and Tami Quigley Campspot Outdoor Almanac contains everything travelers need to plan their most adventurousare expected to be involved in the continued operation of the park.year yet, the release stated.Guests have access to a multitude of time-honored activities such as swimming, mini golf, Our data shows that campers are incredibly bullish on outdoor travel in 2023, saidwagon rides and shuffleboard coupled with a speed track, archery tag and a frog pond. Theres Campspot CEO Michael Scheinman. Despite, or even because of, current economic uncer- also gem mining, walking trails and themed weekends for added interest. In addition to daily ac-tainty, both current and new, younger campers are eager to take even more trips next year totivities, conveniences include on-site dining as well as meal delivery, a laundromat and free Wi-Fi.experience the unique benefits that nature has to offer. Were also seeing travelers turn to camp- Jellystone Park at Kozy Rest is now accepting reservations, and potential campers can also ing as a means of keeping costs down as other costs rise. Regardless of the reason, Campspottour the property prior to booking a getaway. is committed to making the outdoors more accessible and booking a camping trip easier thanFor information or to book a stay, visit online at pittsburghjellystone.com WCMever before. WCMCedarline Outdoor Announces Acquisition of Jonestown/Hershey KOA in Pa.Cavco Industries Reports Net Revenue Increase of 60.6% in 2nd QuarterCedarline Outdoor, a Halmos Capital Partners portfolio company, has announced the acqui-Cavco Industries Inc. has announced financial results for the second fiscal quarter thatsition of the Jonestown/Hershey NE Kampgrounds of America (KOA) Journey located in Jon-ended Oct. 1 and noted that net revenue increased 60.6%, according to a press release.estown, Pa., according to a press release. Second Quarter HighlightsThis KOA features 86 RV sites, three cabins and 12 tent sites. This marks Cedarlines third ac- Net revenue increased to $577 million, or 60.6%, compared to $360 million in the secondquisition in the Northeast along with its Twin Mountain and Littleton KOA parks in New Hamp-quarter of the prior year, and net income attributable to Cavco common stockholders increasedshire. to $74 million, or 97.1%, compared to the same period last year.Open year-round, this park is located twenty minutes from the world-famous Hershey ThemeGross profit as a percentage of net revenue increased 230 bps to 27.3% and factory-builtPark along Swatara Creek and near Interstate 81. The park has multiple RV sites along the creek, housing gross profit as a percentage of net revenue increased 260 bps to 26.7% compared toas well as a popular restaurant, ice cream counter and general store. It is pet friendly, with an on-the second fiscal quarter of 2022.site park area. It features additional amenities including a playground, splash pad, jump pad, miniEarnings per diluted share totaled $8.25 compared to $4.06 in the prior-year quarter.golf course, and access to the Pennsylvania Rail Trail hiking system. WCM Backlogs were $651 million at the end of the quarter, down $347 million sequentially from Skyline Champion Reports 53.9% Net Sales Increase During 2nd Quarter three months prior.Skyline Champion Corporation has announced financial results for its second quarter, whichCommenced operations at its new park model RV manufacturing facility in Glendale, Ariz.ended on Oct. 1, and noted that net sales increased by 53.9% to $806.8 million for the park model WCM builder. Second Quarter fiscal 2023 highlights (compared to second quarter fiscal 2022)Net sales increased 53.9% to $806.8 millionU.S. homes sold increased 23.2% to 7,274Total backlog decreased 40.5% to $0.8 billionAverage selling price per U.S. home sold increased 29.8% to $103,700Gross profit margin expanded by 930 basis points to 34.0%Net income increased by 184.1% to $144.1 millionEarnings per share (EPS) grew to $2.51 from $0.89Adjusted EBITDA gained 169.6% to $197.1 millionAdjusted EBITDA margin expanded by 1,050 basis points to 24.4%Net cash generated by operating activities of $231.1 million during the quarter WCM Spacious Skies Rebrands Virginia Park, Adds Mural at N.C. Park Spacious Skies Shenandoah Views is the new name of a 76-site RV and glamping destination in Luray, Va., near Shenandoah National Park, according to a press release. Formerly called Spacious Skies Shenandoah Valley, the campground was renamed to better highlight its unique personality. The park features 76 RV sites, four glamping yurts, two deluxe cabins and eight tent sites. Other campground amenities include two swimming pools, a camp store, a playground, a dog park, a jumping pillow, gem mining, a bathhouse, laundry facilities, a group yurt and more.Spacious Skies Sandy Run near Fayetteville, N.C., has added a new mural completed by Car-olina artist Christine Crawford. The mural is the first of the 13 local murals that Spacious Skies Campgrounds hopes to add in the coming months. Spacious Skies Campgrounds is presently seeking mural artists to create original artwork at its other campgrounds, which are situated throughout the East. Artists are interested in creating murals at other Spacious Skies properties can contact [email protected]
RoverPass Announces Beta Launch of a New Integration with VRBO RoverPass has announced the beta launch of a new integration with VRBO, an online market-place for vacation rentals, according to a press release. This integration will give RV park and campground owners using RoverPass the power to list with VRBO and automatically sync new bookings with its reservation software, the release stated. The VRBO integration will be in beta for the rest of the year but is showing promise for every campground using the sync. At the start of 2023, the integration will be officially launched. However, all RoverPass customers can begin using the integration today and look forward to more visibility (and bookings) than ever before, the release stated, adding that RoverPass also currently syncs with Airbnb and Booking.com WCMKOA Offers New K2 Revenue Software Features; Launches New Mgt. School Kampgrounds of America Inc.s (KOA) proprietary, in-house-designed reservation software continues its industry-leading growth, according to a press release. One of K2s newest additions, Dynamic Optimization, further improves the booking chart by allowing campground owners and managers to minimize reservation gaps, therefore increasing revenue, via an overnight, automated process. Other recent improvements to K2 include Select My Site, which allows guests to choose a spe-cific campsite for a premium determined by the campground, and Express Arrival, a feature de-signed to speed up the check-in process. KOA has also developed a new, intensive training program for aspiring and existing campground managers. KOAs School of Campground Management, which hosted its inaugural class in Sep-tember, is an in-person, four-day course that provides campground employees with a foundation in all aspects of outdoor hospitality management. WCM6 January 2023Woodalls Campground Magazine'