RV, Outdoor Hospitality Industry News for the Week of July 5

ben quiggle Jul 09, 2021
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Wow! What a Fourth of July weekend for the outdoor hospitality industry. All reports indicate that RV parks, campgrounds and glamping resorts remained busy.

Some people are shifting their focus towards the fall, with recent trends showing that Halloween is one of the most popular holidays for the outdoor hospitality industry. Many park owners are also expecting weekend and mid-week travel to remain busy even after schools return to session.

The top news items for this past week are below.

OUTDOOR HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY

KOA’s Fourth of July Occupancy Increases 17% YOY

ARVC Takes Board Nominations Until July 13

‘RV Lifestyle’ on Rise of the ‘Campground Alternative’

Pelland: Expanding Your Park’s Brand Awareness

Jellystone Announces New Parks in Colo. and Tenn.

Nat. Gas Price Average to Increase to $3.25 in July

Q&A: Calif. Park Owner is Striving for More Inclusivity

Developers, N.Y. State Parks Get Into Glamping Trend

Hipcamp is Growing but Faces Regulatory Challenges

RV INDUSTRY

SSI: 65,303 Retail Sales in May; 12th Straight Record Month

RVB Capitol Talk: THOR’s Martin Maintains Positive Outlook

MARVAC Cancels 2021 Fall Detroit RV & Camping Show

Winnebago Names New Head of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

Camping World Announces Investment in Happier Camper

CEO Cavins: Outdoorsy Boasts 145% Year-to-Date Growth

Go RVing Launches Consumer-Facing Quarterly Newsletter

Preparations Underway for RVIA Board of Directors Election