LARAMIE, Wyo., August 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Amid the ongoing pandemic and the shift towards outdoor recreation, campgrounds and RV parks are reporting a significant increase in bookings, a trend that is expected to continue for many years. many years to come. A recent survey by CampgroundViews.com of 2,100 campgrounds and RV parks nationwide found that 39% of locations are reporting a 20-49% increase in early bookings for the end of the year. summer and early fall. Another 23% of locations report an increase of more than 50%. The survey results confirm that camping will remain one of the most popular forms of travel in 2021, with no signs of slowing down.
“We have increased term bookings by 36%, and many are still booking for September and October, and already for 2022,” said Billie McNamaraGeneral Manager of Loon’s Haven Family Campground in Maine. “Our weekends are sold out until the week after Labor Day and virtually no weekdays are available as well.”
The continued increase in camper participation directly follows record RV sales and shipments reported by the Recreational Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA). Outdoor vacations, especially camping and RV travel, have become the hottest travel trend in 2021. Even before the COVID shutdowns, the industry was seeing rapid growth in participation; and the pandemic has overloaded this cycle.
“Tools like our new Virtual Campground Tours are rapidly gaining popularity as more tech-savvy travelers seek out lesser-known campgrounds,” said Marc KoepFounder and CEO of Laramiebased on CampgroundViews.com. “Using 360 video and augmented reality technology, we’re enhancing the camper experience by allowing travelers to see and click to book their next campsite.”
CampgroundViews.com is a search engine for discovering the ideal campsite with an emphasis on visual data. The company launched the new Virtual Campground Tours and quickly built a library of active tours equal to 25% of Recreation.gov family campgrounds. The company also leads the largest organization of outdoor hospitality professionals in the world, with the goal of improving their operations and expertise to better serve campers.
“In an uncertain world, the outdoor accommodation industry has served as a viable escape for hundreds of millions of travelers around the world,” Koep added. “We expect the industry to continue its record pace through 2022.”
CampgroundViews.com aims to demystify the discovery and booking of campgrounds and become the world’s best resource for falling in love with the outdoors. See it in action at CampgroundViews.com.
About CampgroundViews.com: accessible at https://www.campgroundviews.com/. The company has reinvented the way travelers find, see, click and book their ideal campsite. Virtual Campground Tours are an exclusive and revolutionary new tool with more information and a working demo available here: https://www.campgroundviews.com/best-camping-tool-ever/
About Loon’s Haven Family Campground: Since 1961, this family campground has welcomed campers from around the world along the scenic shores crafty pond close Napoli Maine. To visit https://www.loonshaven.com/ to learn more and book your camping experience.
For more information, contact Marc Koep at 805-341-3828 or by email [email protected]. A media kit is available via this public link: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1Hb19YNBQ5q5mK_Qjeu6UKBUJSbDBL3Ek?usp=sharing
Views from SOURCE Campground, LLC