Articles tagged “RVs”

Online Travel

RVshare Looks to New Uses Beyond Camping With an Airbnb-Type Model

The appeal for RVs diminishes when you think about driving such huge vehicles but RVshare is thinking of ways to circumvent that even if it is to convince you that you don't need to drive it, you can just sleep in it.

RVshare Looks to New Uses Beyond Camping With an Airbnb-Type Model

Airlines

Icelandair Jumps Into a Void and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift’s top stories this week, Icelandair's plan to return to normalcy, airlines wants to bring criminal charges against unruly passengers, shortages ripple through the travel industry this summer and investors back Outdoorsy as the new Airbnb.

Icelandair Jumps Into a Void and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

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

Cabana Raises $10 Million for Glamping-on-Wheels Model

New startup Cabana is betting that the outdoor adventure sector can at least double in size with better product and service. It's interesting that Jason Calacanis and Paul English are backers because they've used this playbook before as entrepreneurs and investors in other sectors.

Cabana Raises $10 Million for Glamping-on-Wheels Model

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

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

RVshare CEO: Our Biggest Competitor Is Tents, Not Flights

Working or vacationing in recreational vehicles could go much more mainstream in a post-pandemic world. On the other hand, gas guzzlers won't be very attractive to an increasingly climate-conscious public.

RVshare CEO: Our Biggest Competitor Is Tents, Not Flights

Rental Cars

A Rare Travel Winner This Summer Weighs 10 Tons, Gets 18 Miles to the Gallon

With international travel still difficult, and social distancing likely to continue for a while, RVs are an increasingly popular vacation option that allow travelers to go away but still feel the safety of home.

A Rare Travel Winner This Summer Weighs 10 Tons, Gets 18 Miles to the Gallon

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