Lookout Mountain/Chattanooga West KOA Wins President's And Founder's Awards During Annual Convention

Wednesday, November 18, 2015
The Lookout Mountain/Chattanooga West KOA  has earned the prestigious 2016 KOA President’s and Founder’s Awards from Kampgrounds of America Inc., the world’s largest system of family-friendly, open-to-the-public campgrounds.

The awards were presented on Wednesday, at KOA’s Annual International Convention in Daytona Beach, Florida. KOA is celebrating its 53rd Anniversary in 2015.

The KOA President’s Awards are presented annually to campgrounds that receive high scores in customer service from their campers, and also receive high scores in KOA’s annual Campground Quality Review.


The KOA Founder’s Award is named in honor of Dave Drum, who founded KOA on the banks of the Yellowstone River in Billings, Mt., in 1962. It is given to those KOA campgrounds that attained the very top scores in both customer service and the KOA Quality Review.

KOA surveys hundreds of thousands of campers each year regarding their KOA camping experience, and those surveys are used as a basis for the awards.

“We know that our overall success at KOA hinges on the experience our campground owners provide to our guests,” said KOA President Pat Hittmeier. “Our owners just keep getting better and better at providing great camping for our guests. At the same time, they continue to invest in their KOA properties to add activities and amenities that ensure our success in the future. It’s an honor to recognize these great KOA owners for their efforts. The KOA President’s Award and KOA Founder’s Award are well deserved.”

To find out more about this KOA any of the other 490 KOAs in the U.S. or Canada, go to www.KOA.com.

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