Articles tagged “camping”

Overtourism

Video: Limiting Overtourism Within Public Lands

Watch a full session from our recent online event devoted to the short-term rental and outdoor industries.

Video: Limiting Overtourism Within Public Lands

Online Travel

Outdoor Travel Firms Get Creative to Hook First-Timers on Fresh Air

The outdoor sector is travel’s hottest right now, and it sure looks like it won’t be cooling down after the pandemic.

Outdoor Travel Firms Get Creative to Hook First-Timers on Fresh Air

Online Travel

A Startup RV Membership Program Raises $37 Million as Gold Rush in Outdoor Travel Continues

In its early days, Airbnb created new lodging inventory by wooing people who had never hosted strangers to try renting out their spaces. Harvest Hosts isn't going to be the next Airbnb. But it does a similar trick to expand the bookable options available in the outdoor sector.

A Startup RV Membership Program Raises $37 Million as Gold Rush in Outdoor Travel Continues

Online Travel

Hipcamp Raises $57 Million for Campsite Bookings as Outdoor Travel Trend Booms: Report

Hipcamp says that demand for quality outdoor experiences has exceeded supply as a long-term trend, not just a pandemic bump. It also claims to create more supply by wooing landowners to create camping experiences. But skeptics will wonder if a valuation north of $300 million is justified for the company.

Hipcamp Raises $57 Million for Campsite Bookings as Outdoor Travel Trend Booms: Report

Online Travel

U.S.-Based Hipcamp Acquires Australia’s Youcamp as Travelers Heed Call of the Great Outdoors

Hipcamp thinks that courting landowners like farmers, ranchers, and vintners can help unlock new supply for outdoor recreation. It's an interesting theory.

U.S.-Based Hipcamp Acquires Australia’s Youcamp as Travelers Heed Call of the Great Outdoors

Tourism

Gunmaker Smith & Wesson’s Parent Sees Opportunity With New RV Vacation Boom

Thanks to pandemic-driven demand for all thing in outdoor recreation, everyone's hearing the call of the wild. Even gunmakers.

Gunmaker Smith & Wesson’s Parent Sees Opportunity With New RV Vacation Boom

Online Travel

RV and Outdoor Recreation Companies See a Boom in Bookings

The great outdoors is appealing to many people who have been cooped up under stay-at-home restrictions. It's no wonder that several booking services for camping and related services are reporting growth.

RV and Outdoor Recreation Companies See a Boom in Bookings

Tourism

England’s Campsites to Reopen in July With Reduced Capacity

If domestic holidays are on the agenda for Britons this year, camping may be one of the practical options.

England’s Campsites to Reopen in July With Reduced Capacity

Hotels

Airstream’s New Mini-Models May Be Driving a Bump in Sales

Airstream's luxe camp trailer may appeal to a wider customer base beyond baby boomers, but much of that younger demographic is also interested in sharing rather than owning.

Airstream’s New Mini-Models May Be Driving a Bump in Sales

Rental Cars

Airstream Is Turning Recreational Vehicles Into Smart Homes

The classic American camper brand will now let digital nomads control their campers by iPhone. Airstream started taking orders for a $1,000 kit that will convert any of its vehicles into a smart home. The move gives new meaning to the phrase "turn on, tune in, and drop out."

Airstream Is Turning Recreational Vehicles Into Smart Homes