Cruise Inn continued its nationwide development by adding two locations in Iowa – Walnut Acres Campground in Monticello and Lazy Acres RV Park in Center Point. Cruise Inn has 21 parks open or in development now in California, Colorado, Iowa, New York, Oregon, Texas, Utah, and Washington.
“This is an exciting time for Cruise Inn. Just a few weeks ago, we added our first East Coast park and now we are entering the Midwest with these two high-quality facilities in Iowa,” said Scott Anderson, president and CEO of Cruise Inn, in a press release. “Through implementation of our property reservation system and Cruise InnCentives loyalty program, we are confident we will have an immediate impact on the parks’ revenue, profitability and overall property value, as well as higher guest satisfaction and loyalty.”
Nestled beside the Maquoketa River and within walking distance of the Jones County Fairgrounds, Walnut Acres Campground has been a family tradition since 1984 and is widely recognized as one of the premier campgrounds in Iowa. Facilities and amenities include three shelters for group outings, modern restrooms and laundry facility, a brand-new heated pool, fishing lake, large sand beach, pedal boat and bike rentals, playground, snack bar and barbecue restaurant, Wi-Fi hotspots, and activities for kids.
Lazy Acres RV Park to accommodate offers pull-through sites for RVs up to 120 feet long, as well as back-in sites. All sites feature new, state-of-the-art hook-ups to power, water, and sewer; high-speed DSL; fire pits; and picnic tables. The park also has three waterfront cabins that sleep four and include air conditioning/heating, a refrigerator, microwave and picnic table. Facilities and amenities include full restrooms/showers (including handicap accessible), a small convenience store, laundry facility, banquet/conference/recreation room, RV and boat storage, firewood, sand volleyball court, covered pavilion, and free Wi-Fi access.
Launched by a group of experienced hospitality professionals, Cruise Inn provides membership opportunities to RV park and campground owners and developers. The company said that Cruise Inn helps its members increase their ROI through higher guest satisfaction; better revenue/yield management; meaningful loyalty programs; multiple booking channels, including its own CRS; and effective sales and marketing.