Occupancies and revenues at private RV parks this year so far are about the same as last year, according to campground industry officials.
“Private park operators are generally pleased with their performance this year,” said Linda Profaizer, president and CEO of the National Association of Parks and Campgrounds.
Kampgrounds of America, the nation’s largest campground chain, reported that occupancies increased during the summer, offsetting a decline earlier in the year. KOA and other chains reported a growing demand for rental accommodations. Many parks have recently added park model cabins and cottages.
Although business has been steady in most sections of the country, parks along the Gulf Coast have been hurt by the BP oil spill, which discouraged tourism.Research Campgrounds, Plan RV Safe Routes & Turn your phone into an RV GPS.
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