Posts Tagged ‘family vacation’
Sunday, September 2nd, 2012
Here’s hoping you enjoyed an amazing glamping season. If you’re still stuck on camping, we’ve got some shots that just might make you a glamping convert. Glamping is all of the good parts about camping plus all the comfort you don’t quite expect in the wilderness. Have a look at our glamping tent, it’s everything camping should be – authentic, effortless and inspiring.
Thursday, November 24th, 2011
We’ve always loved that our neighbors around the world call what we refer to as “vacations” “holidays.” What a pleasant thought – to start naming your own holidays including what they are, why they are and when they are. Sure, you’d still have the opportunity to celebrate the governmental and religious variety, but with this new plan, you’d have a whole new assortment of special days reserved for your close friends and family, that person you like best or maybe even just you.
Whichever you prefer, vacations or holidays, are both the best way to take you outside of yourself. A holiday is a break from what you’ve got to do to fulfill your responsibilities and a chance to do what you love to do to fulfill yourself. J.B Priestley believes “A good holiday is one that is spent among people whose notions of time are vaguer than yours" and we wholeheartedly agree.
While, as those who suffer a terribly nice bout of Wanderlust, we can’t get enough of new places, we also enjoy how some travel experiences have a wonderful familiarity about them. I can still feel myself around the campfire with my family feeling the best I ever had and best I ever might at the age of seven. Several years later, I recall going on my first camping trip with just my friends sans the parents. My holidays would (and still do) go straight back to those times.
Lucky for us and you, those times are easier than ever to revisit – a whole new way. Our authentic luxury camping and glamping experiences are designed to give our guests the best holiday they might ever have every time they get outside themselves with us. We'd love to show you how.
Monday, October 31st, 2011
Hypothesis: If a trout elected to forgo life in a small pond for the pursuit of competing with the Great Whites in a big ocean, he would die. The trout, in its present form, is just not equipped to pursue life in the ocean. Just in case you’re keeping up with us, the same reality goes for the Great White should he give pond operations a go.
Conclusion: We are all (already) in the same pond. The trout is equipped to chart the familiar freshwater waters of his home pond. However, the trout may indeed evolve to garner presence and subsequent dominance on an oceanic scale. And, so to may the Great White learn how to scale back and operate in a comparative puddle.
We strongly believe that every business in the world is in the same pond. The Internet, among other technologies, is a great equalizer. Stores, hotels, professional consultants, manufacturers and anyone else who provides a good or service to a consumer must not define his or her market by geography. Instead, the business person should define their boundaries only by the demand their supply satiates.
Think Hershey’s Chocolates, Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream and even Wal Mart. Each of these companies continue to evolve until they completey satisfy the demand of their pond.
Lucky for you, almost everyone in America is in our glamping or luxury camping market almost five times a year. Though staggering, data indicates that generations X, Y and the baby boomers average between 3.5 and 4.1 leisure vacations annually while families enjoy 4.5 annual leisure trips as a unit. That’s a big pond. Fish or be fished.