With over 400,000 Easter campers expected to hit the road, safety is important to ensuring a great holiday

As camping becomes increasingly popular with Australians with RV registrations surpassing 741,000, safety will be key this Easter to ensuring that the 400,000 plus campers who intend to hit the road have a great time and create happy memories. “The camping lifestyle can play a critical role in the economic and tourism recovery with an […]

Caravan / RV Road Safety campaign launched in preparation for increased camping road trip tourism

November sees the launch of Caravan Industry Association of Australia’s ‘Caravan / RV Road Safety’ initiative. In preparation for an expected take up in domestic road trip camping holidays this summer and with over 741,000 registered RV’s, throughout November and December education and awareness will be important in preparing Australians to safely enjoy their holidays. […]

Big weekend for caravan and camping in the media

It’s been a big news week for the caravanning and camping industry, which has increasingly been attracting media attention as travel restriction ease in Victoria and state borders conversations continue. With interest in the sector continuing to grow, the past week alone has seen some incredible exposure for our industry across radio, television, print and […]

Camping is a ‘Real Life Classroom’ these school holidays, 94% of campers agree it teaches children important life skills

After such a disruptive year for parents across Australia, trying to balance education challenges created by COVID-19 and work, these school holidays provide the perfect opportunity to take a camping trip to enjoy a ‘Real Life Classroom’ plus get some much needed stress relief and family time together.    There are so many benefits for children and parents when they go on a camping trip.  In […]

Save time, stress, and money

Energy seems increasingly more difficult and time consuming to manage Many Park Operators are finding energy increasingly difficult and time consuming to manage. There seems an endless number of companies promising “the new best deal”. Regulators seem to be constantly changing the rules. Furthermore, choosing the best energy tariff is getting more complex with seasonal […]

New Partnership offers opportunity to connect with new travel community

Caravan Industry Association of Australia is really pleased to announce a new partnership with leading peer to peer travel company Travello. This will provide a social community for those interested in caravanning and camping within Australia the ability to share their images and experiences, while giving them access to some amazing tours and activities as […]

Caravanning and Camping most popular holiday type for Australians in 2019, with 60 million holiday nights

The newly released State of Industry 2020 Report from Caravan Industry Association of Australia lays out the past performance of Australia’s caravan and camping industry and highlights the opportunity for the industry to drive recovery. In 2019, the total caravan and camping visitor nights exceeded 60 million and 14 million trips for the first time. […]

CEO’s Message:  Large marketing push to drive more Australians to buy caravanning and camping product 

A message for the Trade Sector from our CEO Stuart Lamont Yet again, the resilience and determination of the caravan and camping industry and the people that work tirelessly within it continues to astound me.  There is no doubt that the last year has been one of the most difficult on record, and sadly despite […]

CEO’s Message:  Large marketing push to drive more traffic to caravan parks 

A message to Caravan Parks from our CEO, Stuart Lamont. Yet again, the resilience and determination of the caravan and camping industry and the people that work tirelessly within it continues to astound me.  There is no doubt that the last year has been one of the most difficult on record, and sadly despite best efforts, a small number of businesses like so many in […]

Camping proves popular for families this school holidays, providing welcome relief to regional tourism

Tourism operators and regional Australia benefit from families choosing camping these school holidays.   As COVID restrictions ease for some states and we adjust to living in the new normal, the desire to travel and escape remains strong with families choosing a camping holiday.   The ability to remain close to home, enjoy an intrastate holiday while also having an array of options puts camping ‘front of mind’.   While we live and learn to live with COVID, it […]