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MC Fireside Chats Features Two Inspiring Glampsite Owners

Join us for a captivating episode of MC Fireside Chats, featuring two special guests from the glamping industry to share their remarkable insights on the flourishing glamping scene on April 12.

We are thrilled to welcome back Angele Miller, owner of Creekside RNR Glamping Accommodation, as a returning special guest. Angele will discuss the latest updates and challenges that Creekside RNR Glamping is currently facing. Her valuable insights and experience in the industry are sure to provide a wealth of knowledge for anyone interested in glamping.

We are also excited to introduce Skip Courtney, owner of The Destination Glamping Resort, as a special guest on the show. Skip will share his inspiring story of starting his dream glampsite after retirement. His experience and passion for the industry are sure to inspire and motivate our listeners to pursue their own dreams.

This episode promises to be both informative and inspiring, providing valuable insights into the glamping industry and the opportunities it presents. Don’t miss this exciting episode of MC Fireside Chats!

The special guests will be joined by hosts Brian Searl and Cara Csizmadia, as well as recurring guests American Glamping Association Founder Ruben Martinez, Outside Capital Founder and Managing Principal David Smith, The Fields of Michigan Founder and CEO Irene Wood, Clockwork Glamping and RV Resort Design Lead Zach Stoltenberg, and Sage Outdoor Advisory Vice President for Outdoor Hospitality Connor Schwab.

This episode of MC Fireside Chats will air live on April 12 2pm E and is sponsored by Horizon Outdoor Hospitality, a comprehensive third-party management and consulting solutions provider for RV Resorts, RV Parks, campgrounds, glamping sites, and outdoor destinations.

From capital fund holdings to individual owners and operators, Horizon Outdoor Hospitality offers a tailored approach to each property, ensuring innovative and effective solutions to find efficiencies and increase revenue regardless of the size, location, or market of the business.

April 5 Episode Recap

During last week’s open discussion show sponsored by Fireside Accounting, Hosts Brian Searl and Cara Czismadia were accompanied by Mike Harrison from CRR Lifestyle and Christine Taylor from Towne Law Firm. 

Mike began the discussion by sharing insights on CRR’s third-party management service, which focuses on experiential hospitality and revenue enhancement through data and analytics. He highlighted that their service is unique as their primary objective is to drive owner profit, NOI, and asset value by concentrating on revenue enhancement through various means such as marketing, experiences, activities, and ancillary services.

Christine provided valuable insights into employment law, emphasizing the importance of having clear policies and procedures in place to ensure physical and emotional safety in the workplace, prevent harassment and discrimination, and minimize legal liability. Brian and Mike also discussed the challenges of operations in the camping industry and how it can impact employee satisfaction.

The conversation then shifted to AI technology and its potential in various industries, including the hospitality industry. They discussed a VR resort that can’t be insured, AI-generated videos, and their AI chatbot for customer service. The speakers also touched on potential legal issues with the chatbot and the need for proper terms and conditions.

As the episode concluded, Brian and Christine discussed the impact of AI on various industries, including law and outdoor hospitality. They talked about how AI can help speed up processes, increase efficiency, and improve customer service. The conversation ended with a discussion about the ChatGPT plugin and how it can be used to connect different apps and automate tasks, such as booking reservations and ordering food.

Overall, the discussion was rich in insights and perspectives, providing valuable information for anyone interested in the outdoor hospitality industry, employment law, and AI technology. The hosts and recurring guests all expressed their excitement about the possibilities of AI and encouraged others to embrace it while also acknowledging potential legal and ethical issues that may arise.

About MC Fireside Chats

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

Airing live every Wednesday at 2 p.m. (ET), MC Fireside Chats 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.

To listen to previous episodes of MC Fireside Chats, visit: https://moderncampground.com/mc-fireside-chats/.

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April 10, 2024 3:03 pm

The glamping scene is buzzing, and the stories shared by the glampsite owners in this episode are sure to spark some inspiration. It’s awesome how Horizon Outdoor Hospitality is backing tailored solutions for outdoor spots, making guest experiences top-notch!


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