The Dyrt has released an in-depth and comprehensive look at the industry with the 2022 Report. The report is compiled from a survey of The Dyrt community as well as two commissioned surveys of the general public nationwide by independent firms. Over 30 million per year visit The Dyrt.app
“The mission of The Dyrt has always been to expand thecommunity and help people get the information they need to be able to enjoy the ,” says The Dyrt CEO Kevin Long. “This report is designed to help owners better understand trends in and what want so they can keep pace with this rapidly growing industry.”
The number of people goingin the has been on the rise for years, but the pandemic significantly impacted an already upward trend. One in five went in 2021. The 8.3 million first-time came from diverse backgrounds, with 40% of first-time self-identifying as Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, compared to just 23.8% of people who camped for the first time in 2018 or before.
“When I started The Dyrt, all the feedback I was getting was from one-on-one conversations with,” says Sarah Smith, founder of The Dyrt. “Our detailed survey is like having those conversations at scale to help continue to build our product around what want.”
Not only is there more diversity in the people who are, but in the styles of as well. Of who tried a new type of in 2021, 57% opted for RVs and trailers. This is the kind of information that is crucial for owners to know because more than half of RVers and trailer book sites months in advance. In 2021, The Dyrt launched commission-free for and a new Instant Book feature for .
While most of the information contained in the 2022Report will serve as a valuable reference for those in the industry — (57%) and drinking water (44%) are ‘ biggest must-haves — there are some fun facts as well, like the three people out of thousands of respondents who took a rabbit on their trip.
With five new reviews and photos uploaded every minute, The Dyrt continues to be the No. 1 source ofinformation in the . The 2022 Report takes it one step further and provides insight into what and hosts can expect in the year to come.
2022 Camping Report from The Dyrt.
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The Dyrt’s mission is to expand thecommunity and help more people enjoy the . With over 4 million user-generated reviews and photos for , The Dyrt is the No. 1 app for and the largest source of information. The Dyrt PRO enables to plan road trips, find free areas on public lands, use the app offline and more.