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Go RVing Ads Air During Daytona 500

After kicking off the 2008 advertising campaign on Super Bowl XLII two weeks ago, Go RVing is following up with another major sporting venue – this Sunday’s (Feb. 17) Daytona 500. Go RVing’s “Red Wagon” ad is airing during the 50th running of the Daytona 500 on FOX....

Calif. County Adding Yurts to Campsites

The board of supervisors in Santa Clara County, Calif., on Feb. 12 approved the installation of 24 yurts at five county parks over the next five years, according to KNTV Ch. 11, San Francisco. The yurts are going in at: Mt. Madonna County Park, Joseph D. Grant County...

BC Parks Camping Fees Adjusted

The British Columbia Ministry of Environment will introduce an inflation-based increase to camping fees in most provincial parks on April 1 for the 2008 camping season. Camping fees will increase by $1 per night for rustic and basic sites, and by $2 per night for...

CDC, FEMA Address Media on Formaldehyde

Representatives from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) met with media Thursday (Feb. 14), outlining results and ensuing procedures following random formaldehyde testing on trailers used in emergency relief for...

Formaldehyde Risks in Trailers Confirmed

Even though levels of formaldehyde vary widely among FEMA trailers and some trailer inhabitants are less affected by the colorless gas than others, all residents are encouraged to move into “safer housing as soon as possible,” preferably before the summer,...

TengoInternet Adds Customers in 9 States

TengoInternet announced that it added 14 new Wi-Fi customers in nine states. The announcement marks the 74th TengoZone in Florida, 67th in Texas and 50th in Arizona, all stronghold states for TengoInternet, the company stated in a press release. New customers for the...

Colorado Campground Owners Convene

Seventy people, including representatives from 21 campgrounds, attended the Colorado Campground & Lodging Owners’ Association (CCLOA) Convention and Trade Show Feb. 5-8 at The Academy Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. Seventeen vendors took part in the trade show....

Maine Association Battles Lodging Tax

Approximately 30 members of the Maine Campground Owners Association (MECOA) attended the association’s annual meeting Feb. 8 at the Portland Sports Complex in Portland, Maine. The meeting was held prior to the MECOA-sponsored 4th Annual Vacationland RV and...

LSI Unveils 3 New Member Camp-Resorts

The three parks joining Leisure Systems Inc. (LSI) this year bring new dimensions to the Yogi Bear Jellystone camp-resort system. “We’re thrilled to be expanding the Jellystone Park network to include these three remarkable destinations,” said Rob Schutter, LSI...

AGI Holds 2nd RV/Campground Conference

Affinity Group Inc. (AGI) drew 201 attendees and exhibitors to its 2008 RV Resort & Campground Conference & Expo, Jan. 21-23 at the InterContinental New Orleans – a 30% increase from its first annual affair in early 2007. Attendees at the conference, hosted...

New Men’s Campground Creates Sparks

A gay campground set to open this spring has stirred a controversy in Huron County, Ohio, 40 miles southwest of Cleveland. A number of residents reacted negatively when they learned that the new owners of Freedom Valley will cater to gay men. The campground was...

Cape Breton Park Looks to Expand

A co-operative in Port Hood, Nova Scotia, is going ahead with a second share offering in an effort to raise funds to expand a new high-end recreational vehicle park it has developed. The Port Hood and District Recreation Commission began looking at developing the park...