Camping  2022.11

Euro Stat: Nights spent at tourist accommodation establishments – Camping grounds, recreational vehicle parks and trailer parks,  online at EFCOHPA

At the European Caravan Federation  you find the link to the study:
ECONOMIC FACTOR OF TOURISM CAMPING IN SELECTED EUROPEAN COUNTRIES: Total European market turnover: approx. 55 billion Euro branch, here online

Alone Germany in 2020 has more than 2800 official registered camping / caravan grounds with about 209.000 parking positions. Hosting every year more than 34 million overnight stays creates more than 668 million Euro turn around, see   

Selected FEWD bibliography on camping and caravanning research.

JORT 2021 An exploratory analysis of the camping industry as a provider of attractive resources. The case of outdoor hospitality parks (OHPs) in unattractive regions.

JORT 2021 Motives for shelter camping. A survey-study on motivational differences across group composition and experience level   

JORT 2020 The effect of different characteristics on campsite pricing:

Tourism Management, 2020 The Camping Climate Index (CCI): The development, validation, and application of a camping-sector tourism climate index.

Tourism Management, 2019 The Weather-Proximity-Cognition (WPC) framework: A camping, weather, and climate change case   

JORT 2018 The influence of place attachment on campers’ evaluations of ecological impacts due to recreation use.

Tourism Management, 2017 Campsite choice and the camping tourism experience: Investigating decisive campsite attributes using relevance-determinance analysis. (Focus on Croatian coast)

(!!!) Journal of Vacation Marketing. 2014 A critical review of camping research and direction for future studies

JORT 2013 Trends in camping and outdoor hospitality—An international review

Journal of Vacation Marketing. 2013 Summer camping: An extraordinary, nostalgic, and interpersonal experience

Journal of Vacation Marketing. 2010 Defining visitor satisfaction in the context of camping oriented nature-based tourism — the driving force of quality!  


(Hier finden Sie eine Liste der deutschsprachigen Campingführer)