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MC Fireside Chats: Campground Owners and Experts Gather to Discuss Industry Updates

Next week’s episode of MC Fireside Chats aims to shed light on the latest trends and news in the outdoor hospitality industry from a panel of experts and experienced campground owners.

Recurring guests Mike Harrison, COO of CRR Lifestyle; Duncan Winship, co-owner of  Papoose Pond Family Campground & Cabins; and Joe Duemig, founder of App My Community are set to join next week’s panel to provide their own unique perspectives on the industry.

Outdoor Venture Partners Managing Partner Andrew Garcia will also join the show as a special guest to discuss the company’s recent acquisition of Wilderness Cove Campground in North Carolina and what improvements they plan to apply to it.

The next episode of MC Fireside Chats will air live on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 2 pm ET on Facebook and YouTube. The episode will be sponsored by Firefly Reservations, a cloud-based reservation management solution designed specifically for RV parks and campgrounds, enabling these businesses to conveniently automate tasks like accepting online reservations, collecting emails and sending confirmations.

January 11 Episode Recap

In this week’s episode of MC Fireside Chats, experts from the glamping industry discussed the operational and logistical challenges they face in the glamping space as well as the strategies they employ to create a unique experience for guests.

Sara Gladstone, founder and Managing Director of Glamping Innovations, discussed the UK’s glamping industry and its significant growth over the past few years as well as continued innovation in the emerging space.

The conversation also delved into the abundance of opportunities in the industry, its seasonality, and how glamping owners can utilize their strengths and weaknesses in order to provide guests a quality experience.

The panel agreed that the glamping industry is continuously evolving, with new and unique accommodations emerging to meet the demands of consumers looking for luxurious camping experiences. And with this, the industry’s growth is expected to continue in the coming years.

About MC Fireside Chats

MC Fireside Chats is a weekly show devoted to the outdoor hospitality industry, hosted by Brian Searl, founder and CEO of Insider Perks and Modern Campground; and Cara Csizmadia, member services coordinator for the Canadian Camping & RV Council (CCRVC).

MC Fireside Chats airs live every Wednesday at 2 p.m. Eastern Time, and features guests from the camping and RV industry who share their take on the current state of the camping, glamping, and RVing sectors as well as upcoming innovations in RV parks, campgrounds, outdoor resorts, glamping, and the RV industry.
Audiences can listen to past episodes of MC Fireside Chats here: https://moderncampground.com/mc-fireside-chats/

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March 16, 2024 12:58 am

Hey campers! Buckle up for a chat with pros Mike Harrison, Duncan Winship, and Joe Duemig. Andrew Garcia’s spilling the beans on fresh campground goss – get ready to pitch your tent in excitement!


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