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Texas KOA to House 400 Pipeline Workers

The Rusk KOA in Rusk, Texas, will furnish camping space for at least 400 recreational vehicles housing workers on a major gas pipeline through East Texas. Other campgrounds are expected to rent space to these workers. Rusk KOA owners Walter and Carol Preble have...

Texas KOA to House 400 Pipeline Workers

The Rusk KOA in Rusk, Texas, will furnish camping space for at least 400 recreational vehicles housing workers on a major gas pipeline through East Texas. Other campgrounds are expected to rent space to these workers. Rusk KOA owners Walter and Carol Preble have...

TengoInternet Attending Industry Confabs

Executives from TengoInternet will offer their insights and expertise on Wi-Fi best practices and emerging trends at major industry conferences through the spring and summer. According to a news release, TengoInternet speakers and seminar presenters – including...

Vicksburg Tables Controversial RV Park Plan

A decision to change a Vicksburg, Miss., ordinance reducing the amount of land required for an RV park from 10 to 7.85 acres was tabled by the Vicksburg Board of Mayor and Aldermen Monday (March 16). A public hearing was held for Mike Patton, who along with his...

Winter Texans Killed in Mexico Bus Crash

A drunken-driving suspect lost control of his tractor-trailer and slammed into a bus carrying a tour group from Texas’ Lower Rio Grande Valley, killing 11 people, officials said Tuesday (March 17). The deaths included seven Americans, among them two teachers...

Texas Parks In Expansion Mode

The economy may be mired in recession, but that hasn’t stopped Texas RV resort owners from collectively investing millions of dollars in new campsites, cabins and other upgrades, according to a news release. “The recession is temporary, and most campground and RV...

Louisiana Association Growing

The 5th Annual Louisiana Campground Owners Association (LCOA) Convention March 10 at the Paragon Classic Casino in Marksville, La., attracted 45 people representing 30 campgrounds. Membership growth the past few years is spurring the association to expand its annual...

Consultant Sees Rewards in RV Business

After about two years working with the recreational vehicle industry, gaining contacts and experience, marketing firm Kidd Group, based in Tallahassee, Fla., decided it was time for the launch of a new division. Kidd RV Resort Consulting officially launched in...

Md. Parks Clamp Down on Alcohol Use

Maryland state park managers are cracking down on alcohol consumption, The Associated Press reported. The Department of Natural Resources says it is phasing in rules that will prohibit alcohol consumption this spring and summer except in campgrounds, shelters and...

Crider Hired to Promote California Camping

Camp-California Marketing has signed a $10,000 contract with writer Jeff Crider of Crider Public Relations to promote camping in the state. The program launched on March 9 with the first of almost 20 press releases sent to over 600 media contacts throughout...

Parks Move Ahead with Improvements

Private campgrounds and RV resorts are collectively moving ahead with plans to spend millions of dollars in capital improvement projects this year, despite the recession, according to private park operators and industry officials. “The recession is temporary, and most...

Florida RV Parks Get Upgrades

The economy may be mired in recession, but that hasn’t stopped three Florida entrepreneurs from investing millions of dollars in new and upgraded RV resorts. Bill Harvey spent $15 million on the 512-site Silver Palms RV Village in Okeechobee, the first phase of which...