Newberry/I-26/Sumter NF KOA celebrates one year as new campground owners with special, week-long event Kinards, SC (May 4, 2021) – Newberry/I-26/Sumter NF KOA is celebrating their first anniversary as campground owners with a special, week-long event. Th event, called “Camping Makes You Young at Heart,” will feature daily events from May 9-16 for campground guests.…
Interviews across 29 media outlets announce findings of the 2021 North American Camping Report and discuss the continued popularity of camping  KOA NEWS SERVICE (Apr. 21, 2021) – Kampgrounds of America, Inc. (KOA) CEO and President Toby O’Rourke completed a satellite media tour (SMT) April 21 sharing findings from the 2021 North American Camping Report…
Annual North American Camping Report Reveals Impact of COVID-19 on Camping Industry and First-Time Campers BILLINGS, Mont. (April 21, 2021) – Compared to 2019, the proportion of first-time campers across the U.S. grew five-fold, while the number of households that own RVs grew by 2.6 million, according to the latest research from Kampgrounds of America’s…
Measuring against a record 2019, Kampgrounds of America sees dramatic growth across business in first quarter of 2021 KOA NEWS SERVICE (Apr. 15, 2021) – A surge in short-term business in the first quarter of the year resulted in an increase of total revenue of 20.9% versus 2020 and 21.3% over a record 2019, according…
Spearheaded by Kampgrounds of America ownership, The Yellow Whistle™ promotes protection and solidarity beginning April 19 KOA NEWS SERVICE (Apr. 14, 2021) – In the wake of recent acts of violence and harassment targeting the Asian community, Kampgrounds of America, Inc. (KOA) owners Oscar Tang and Agnes Hsu-Tang are spearheading a new initiative. Beginning April…
Kampgrounds of America leads continued lobbying efforts to keep campgrounds open and operating during COVID-19 Pandemic KOA NEWS SERVICE (Apr. 12, 2021) – Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA) has been working to keep campgrounds open and operating in both the U.S. and Canada. This work is ongoing amidst…
KOA NEWS SERVICE (Apr. 12, 2021) – Kampgrounds of America, Inc. (KOA) CEO and President Toby O’Rourke appeared on Yahoo! Finance last week to discuss camping amid the pandemic and offer a sneak peak of the upcoming North American Camping Report. “Camping had a really big year,” O’Rourke said in her April 9 appearance on…
All 520 KOA campground locations are now operating on Kampgrounds of America’s proprietary reservation management system KOA NEWS SERVICE (Mar. 31, 2021) – Kampgrounds of America Inc. reached a major milestone the evening of Sunday, March 28 when the final three campgrounds were added to KOA’s innovative K2 reservation management system. “I want to congratulate…
Kansas City East/Oak Grove KOA Holiday’s new solar array has the potential to power entire campground Oak Grove, MO (February 15, 2021) – Kansas City East/Oak Grove KOA Holiday has created an innovative, green project to bring power to their camping guests. The campground is unveiling a newly-constructed solar array capable of supplying all of…