Market Overview

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Parks Reports 16.4 Percent Year-to-Date Revenue Increase


Both U.S. and Canada parks on track to set new records

Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts
, the nation's second-largest
franchise campground network, said its second quarter revenues were up
11.9 percent while its year-to-date revenues jumped 15.5 percent over
last year's figures.

"These increases are important because they show significant growth over
our 2017 figures, which set previous company records. We are on track to
set new all-time revenue and occupancy highs for Jellystone Park
locations across the U.S. and Canada," said Kelly Jones, vice president
of operations for Leisure Systems, Inc., which franchises Jellystone
Park locations across North America.

While overall revenues for 83 parks, including new parks in the
Jellystone Park system, were up 16.4% percent through June, same park
revenues were up 15.5 percent. Rental accommodation revenues were up 10
percent and campground store revenues were up 16.3 percent. Ancillary
revenues such as revenues from special activities, rental equipment, and
day use fees, were up 5.4 percent.

Additionally, national media outlets are increasingly naming Jellystone
Park locations among the top family camping destinations in the United
States. Reader's Digest recently highlighted the Jellystone Park
in Burleson, Texas, in its list of the "Best Parks in Every State,"
while MSN recently included seven Jellystone Park locations on its list
of the country's "35 Amazing RV Parks Where No RV is Required."

Reflecting its strong growth, Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts
recently appeared on Franchise Business Review's Top 200 list of
the nation's best franchise opportunities. The company also moved up 207
slots to No. 265 on Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise 500 list
for 2018, the highest appearance by any camping franchisor.

Capitalizing on its success in the family campground business, Leisure
Systems is actively expanding the Jellystone Park network. A new
Jellystone Park location is scheduled to open before the end of the year
and multiple new locations are set to open in 2019.

Campground operators and entrepreneurs who are interested in owning and
operating a Jellystone Park are invited to attend the company's
Prospective Owner's Workshop, which takes place on September 15 and 16.
Details can be found at

For more information about Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts across the U.S.
and Canada, visit

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