Articles tagged “recreation”

Online Travel

RV Rental Sharing Gets Boost From New $120 Million Investment for Outdoorsy

Investors are betting that the trend in renting RVs won't run out of gas after the pandemic wanes. They've funded Outdoorsy, an Airbnb-type service for recreational vehicles. Investors think the startup's new private vehicle insurance product will help accelerate the RV trend.

RV Rental Sharing Gets Boost From New $120 Million Investment for Outdoorsy

Online Travel

Outdoorsy Participates in Collective Retreats’ $23 Million Funding Round in a Bet on Glamping

The call of the outdoors was loud last summer. Travel startups Outdoorsy and Collective Retreats are hoping that millennials keep answering the call post-pandemic.

Outdoorsy Participates in Collective Retreats’ $23 Million Funding Round in a Bet on Glamping

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

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

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

The East German Lakeside Resort That Only Needs a Lake by Its Side

Turning old mines into recreation sites has worked in destinations as diverse as southern Portugal and southern Illinois.

The East German Lakeside Resort That Only Needs a Lake by Its Side