Wireless Internet provider TengoInternet has won the 2009/2010 ARVC Supplier of the Year Award.
The award was presented Nov. 12 at the gala banquet at the conclusion of the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) 2009 InSites Convention and Outdoor Hospitality Expo in Orlando, Fla.
ARVC Chairman David L. Berg commended TengoInternet for going the extra mile for its customers and the outdoor hospitality industry.
“We are pleased that our company-wide commitment to outstanding customer service and support and installing and managing superior Wi-Fi networks has been recognized by ARVC,” said Eric Stumberg, CEO and co-founder of TengoInternet.
“We are honored to have been nominated for this award by three fellow ARVC members and customers: Cindy Halley, associate publisher, Trailer Life Directory Books; David Gorin, owner, Holiday Cove RV Resort and president, Best Parks in America; and Dan Wright, president, CalARVC board of directors and general manager of The Springs at Borrego RV Resort and Golf Course.”
TengoInternet, the oldest and largest wireless Internet provider for the outdoor hospitality industry, Thursday (Nov. 5) announced it has added 17 new customers in 10 U.S. states.
Included in this growth are five locations with Diversified Investments’ RV in the Sun group. With more than 400 wireless networks installed across 38 states, Canada and Mexico, TengoInternet remains the industry’s largest provider with significant experience installing and managing wireless networks in the challenging outdoor environment, according to a news release.
TengoInternet’s new customers include (arranged by state:
- Blazing Star Luxury RV Resort, Dixieland Texas Retreat RV Park, Houston Leisure RV Resort and Sunset Point RV Resort, all in Texas.
- Driftstone on the Delaware, Drummer Boy Camping Resort, Indian Head Campground, Round Top Campground and Sun Valley Campground, all in Pennsylvania.
- Indigo Bluffs in Michigan.
- Interstate RV Park in Louisiana.
- Memphis Jellystone RV Park in Mississippi.
- Pine Haven Campground in New Jersey.
- Del Yermo RV Park in California.
- Valley of the Sun MH/RV Park in Arizona.
- Wilderness Rendezvous RV Park in Colorado.
- Yogi Bear at Raintree Lake in Indiana.
“Many of our new customers are switching from inexperienced providers or moving from self-managed networks to TengoInternet because of the growing complexity, increased staff time and high guest satisfaction impact of Internet amenities,” said Eric Stumberg, CEO and co-founder, TengoInternet. “In addition, many of our new locations are switching to TengoInternet to reduce their legal liability associated with offering a wireless network or provide network assurance and guest support.”
TengoInternet, the oldest and largest wireless Internet provider for the outdoor hospitality industry, announced Tuesday that Inc. Magazine ranked TengoInternet number 712 on its third annual Inc. 5000 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies, according to a news release.TengoInternet’s ranking was based on revenue growth from 2005 through 2008.
“We are honored to be recognized among the nation’s elite private companies,” said Eric Stumberg, CEO and co-founder of TengoInternet. “TengoInternet’s growth is directly attributable to the talent and commitment of our team and the growing list of RV resorts and other properties that trust their critical Wi-Fi networks to us. We look forward to continuing to help our customers achieve business success.”
TengoInternet’s professional Wi-Fi networks, network consultation, network installation and network assurance services help property owners increase guest satisfaction and length of stay while improving staff productivity. With more than 400 locations under management across the U.S., Mexico and Canada, TengoInternet also provides a critical and exclusive link for more than 60,000 RVers as they travel each month.
This network allows TengoInternet to deliver customized advertising in a captive environment to an affluent and highly desirable audience. As the most experienced provider and preferred partner to all the leading property management groups in the industry, TengoInternet is uniquely positioned to continue its revenue growth and expand into additional markets.
“The Inc. 5000 is the best place to find out about young companies that are achieving success through a wide variety of unprecedented business models, as well as older private companies that are still expanding at an impressive rate,” said Jim Melloan, Inc. 5000 project manager. “That’s why our list is so eagerly anticipated every year.”
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