Pathfinder Reports Record Occupancy over Thanksgiving Weekend and Provides Comments on BC RV Industry
VANCOUVER, B.C., October 13, 2022 – Pathfinder Ventures Inc. (TSXV: RV) (OTCQB: RVRVF) (the “Company,” “RV” or “Pathfinder.”) is pleased to report 73% occupancy during the Thanksgiving weekend, achieving an 18% increase in occupancy from the prior year’s Thanksgiving weekend. Pathfinder Camp Resorts in Fort Langley and Agassiz-Harrison experienced 93% and 81% occupancy rates respectively, from October 7th to 9th.
“The trend and demand for outdoor recreation are increasing as people seek outdoor activities and a connection to nature,” said Joe Bleackley, CEO and Founder of Pathfinder Ventures and Pathfinder Camp Resorts. “The RV and Camping industry in British Columbia is showing strong growth according to our occupancy statistics and we are also experiencing an earlier start and extension to the traditional family camping season. Customers are camping earlier in the year and continue to camp later into the fall months.”
Mr. Bleackley also stated, “Pathfinder’s winter camping program, which allows for guests to stay seasonally over the winter, is also showing an increase in demand partially due to more people moving into RVs full time. Many RV owners are choosing an RV as a result of rising housing costs and inflation. Some full-time RV users in BC are being forced to boondock in grocery store parking lots, rest stops and makeshift RV pads on farms that do not have the proper zoning or infrastructure to support such RVs with proper electrical, sewer and power requirements. Pathfinder’s Winter Stay program provides a safe and inclusive community for winter RV guests to stay seasonally, and we are positioning Pathfinder to be a leading accommodation provider to all RV customers. Pathfinder is looking into specific locations that would allow longer term RV guests.”
About Pathfinder Ventures
Pathfinder Ventures Inc. is developing a network of branded, upscale and family-friendly RV parks and campgrounds under the “Pathfinder Camp Resorts” name. Pathfinder currently has three camp resorts located in B.C. and is focused on growing its network through both acquisitions and development. Pathfinder is also seeking to acquire RV & Self Storage facilities to take advantage of the rapidly growing market of people who want to experience the great outdoors in an RV.
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