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‘Camper Report’ Features WCM’s Quiggle, Biz Owner

This week the Caper Report caught up with Ben Quiggle, WOODALLSCM.com's editor, about the growth of camping amenities and connecting the RV dealer/camping industry to benefit all travelers. Bob also chats with Win Semmler, author of "From Retired to Small Business...

Yurt Love: Vacationers Like Idea of Unique Dwellings

Unique places to stay, like a teepee in Pennsylvania Dutch Country, a treehouse at Jim Thorpe or a yurt at Lake Raystown, continue to grow in popularity, according to a national report on vacation travel, writes Marcus Schneck at PennLive.com The Airbnb Report on...

After ‘20 Boom, Van & RV Rentals are Still Revved Up

With her husband in tow, Danielle Dickinson used to enjoy roughin’-it camping escapades. “But as we’ve gotten older, sleeping on the floor of a tent is not as comfortable,” the 37-year-old says. Still, when cities started buckling down for the pandemic in 2020, the...

Younger Travelers are Fueling Boom in RV ‘Glamping’

When it comes to camping, it's all about personal preference. But this summer, many people are swapping those small tents for spacious RVs to elevate their experience in the great outdoors, according to a report by Fox 5 New York. The trend is commonly coined as...

Conference Board’s U.S. Economic Index Increases

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) for the U.S. increased by 0.7% in June to 115.1 (2016 = 100), following a 1.2% increase in May and a 1.3% increase in April. “June’s gain in the U.S. LEI was broad-based and, despite negative contributions from housing...

N.Y. Campground Workers Honored for Helping Child

Five staff members from Lisbon Beach and Campground were honored by the Lisbon (N.Y.) Town Board for helping a child that was stuck in a swing set, according to NNY360. On June 26, a child was playing on the Lisbon Beach and Campground when she got stuck in a swing....

71-Site ‘Secret Beach Campground’ in B.C. Reopens

Toquaht Nation opened Secret Beach Campground and Kayak Launch in British Columbia this week, according to Saanich News. General manager Noah Plonka says that for the most part, they are ready to welcome guests back to Toquaht lands in western Barkley Sound after...

Longtime Hosts Bring Fun, Community to Mich. Park

Every summer Art and Jane Gutz pack up their camping gear and spend three months living at Bruin Lake Modern Campground in Michigan's Pinckney State Recreation Area. They say they are the most fun camp hosts, according to the Livingston Daily. "You're talking to the...

Campspot Software Now Offers Text Messaging Tool

Campspot Software, an online reservation and campground management system provider, today (July 23) added the ability to text message guests to its suite of integrated features, according to a press release. “We’re in the business of helping campground operators grow...

Airlines Post 2Q Profits, Shows Air Travel Picking Up

American Airlines and Southwest Airlines both posted second-quarter profits on Thursday thanks to generous federal pandemic relief that covers most of their labor costs, according to an Associated Press report. The reports underscored the progress that airlines are...

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