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KOA adds new franchise development manager

(Feb. 20, 2015) -- In her new role, Nichole Poisson will work with independent campground owners in North America who are interested in joining the 485-campground KOA system. She comes to KOA from Leavitt Insurance, and had been an account executive with Evergreen Insurance for 11 years. Read More »

Savings to come for KOA campers

(Feb. 9, 2015) -- KOA has several weekend deals during summer, and even earlier, this year. The first is Care Camps Big Weekend. Paying guest staying on Friday, May 8, at a participating KOA campground, will get Saturday, May 9, stay for only $10. Read More »

KOA sets date for Care Camps Big Weekend

(Feb. 4, 2015) -- "For several years, we've come together to help amazing kids battling cancer experience a week where they can have fun and leave hospitals behind, and our campers have been a huge part of that," said Gast. Read More »

Jill Currier becomes KOA accomodations director

(Jan. 15, 2015) -- In her new role, Currier will direct the operation and expansion of KOA’s accommodation programs for both the Company-Owned Properties Division and KOA’s franchisee network. KOA currently has more than 4,500 basic cabins and 2,300 deluxe cabins. Read More »

KOA honors owners for 20, 30 years of service

(Dec. 4, 2014) -- Seven Kampgrounds of America campground owners were honored recently at KOA’s Annual International Convention in Charleston, S.C., for 20 years of service to the KOA System. In addition, KOA honored three of its campground owners with awards for 30 years of service. Read More »

KOA’s Toby Hedges and Tents for Troops’ Charlie Curry on Episode 034

(Dec. 1, 2014) -- One of the outdoor industry's best marketing minds, Hedges talks about the explosion of interest in deluxe cabins as well as several new branding initiatives for KOA that include partnerships with RV industry groups, like Route 66 and Dometic. Curry, the founder of Tents for Troops, talks about an expansion plan he has launched to allow active duty military members free use recreation vehicles permanently parked at campgrounds. Read More »

Quechee/Pine Valley KOA wins Rising Star Award

(Nov. 17, 2014) -- “They have added so many activities and features to their campground that it’s almost impossible to list them all," said Sutherland. "Suffice to say that their campers have noticed, and the steady growth of their business attests to the fact that they are doing everything right.” Read More »

Record number receive KOA Founder’s, President’s Award

(Nov. 17, 2014) -- “The quality of the guest service in the KOA system just continues to improve every year,” said Hittmeier. “That quality is driven by the feedback we receive from our campers, and it’s gratifying to see our KOA campground owners rise to the challenge and make those improvements.” Read More »

San Antonio KOA is company’s franchise of the year

"The Rhode family are KOA owners who refused to quit and are known for taking their business to the next level by reinventing themselves in order to stay top-of-mind with their guests," said Hittmeier. In addition, Mike and Cindy Scruggs, with Quechee/Pine Valley KOA, in White River Junction, Vt. were recognized as KOA's Rising Stars. Read More »