Definitions

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  • n. Any of various luxury forms of camping

Etymologies

From glamorous + camping (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Such glamorous camping experiences are dubbed "glamping" - a trend among vacationers who want to be in the wild but don't care to sleep on the ground, tromp in the dark to communal bathrooms and cook over campfires.

    USATODAY.com News

  • But now, welcome to the early stages of the era of "glamping" -- glamorous camping.

    Glamping: Its Time Is Coming

  • The yurts are a plus for those who like what has recently been penned as "glamping" - that is,

    News from www.thesunchronicle.com

  • The smug buzzword "glamping" merely adds insult to injury.

    Glamping is not camping

  • Glamorous camping, or what's become known as "glamping," emerged in Africa and the coastal areas of Thailand in the early 1990s with tourists' growing interest in safari camps.

    CNN.com

  • This article, from the LA Times, describes "glamping" (glamorous camping).

    Another Name On The List

  • The number of visits to U.S. national parks is declining, but "glamping" — glamorous camping — is on the rise in North America after gaining popularity among wealthy travelers in Africa and England, where luxury tents come with Persian rugs and electricity to power blow dryers.

    New Fad: Posh Camping, Butler Included | Impact Lab

  • One of the most romantic and elegant hotels in Los Cabos, Las Ventanas al Paraiso take the concept of "glamping" to a whole new level with their "Sleeping with the Stars" experience.

    ABC News: Top Stories

  • (Marketwire - April 25, 2010) - Caravanning is making a comeback with the new trend of 'glamping' taking the UK by storm.

    Marketwire - Breaking News Releases

  • There's also a great place in British Columbia for 'glamping' called the

    Apartment Therapy Main

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  • A form of camping that includes expensive equipment, fine food, and other luxuries; blend of glamor and camping. (From WordSpy)

    April 1, 2009