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Virtual Expo II Enters Crucial Analysis Period

After months of promotion and preparation, the live portion of Virtual Outdoor Hospitality Expo II came to a close on Friday (Nov. 11). When asked how it went, show producer Art Lieberman remarked, “It’s not over yet, we still have 58 days to go – in on-demand.” He...

Oil Analysts: Gas to Hit $4/Gallon by Spring

The price of oil is flirting with $100 per barrel for the first time since the summer, as fears fade that Europe’s debt crisis will spread and trigger another recession, Associated Press reported. Today (Nov. 11) benchmark crude rose $1.21 to end the day at...

Popular Virginia Marina Changing Hands

Tom and Ellen Buck, who have owned and operated Mitchell’s Point Marina since 2003, have announced plans to sell the Huddleston, Va.-based business. In an email sent to tenants of the recreational vehicle sites at their campground, the Bucks confirmed rumors...

Consumer Sentiment Hits 5-Month High

Americans became more hopeful about the economic outlook in November, pushing consumer sentiment to a five-month high, though they still have a gloomy view of personal finances, a survey released today (Nov. 11) showed. Reuters reported it was the third monthly gain...

Lemonis Redefines Good Sam Enterprises' Focus

The evolution of the company formerly known as Affinity Group Inc. (AGI) continues. The name of the company was changed on May 2 to Good Sam Enterprises LLC, and today during a conference call to bondholders, CEO Marcus Lemonis offered the public a new description of...

Camco Mfg. Honored in North Carolina

RV supplier Camco Manufacturing Inc. has been named as one of Business North Carolina magazine’s Top 100 privately held companies six years running. Camco jumped up the ranks this year to number 56 from 77 in last year’s revenue-based rankings compiled by the...

Map Muse Notes Location of Military Campgrounds

Military campgrounds and military RV parks are recreation sites that are restricted to active and career members of the U.S. military and their families. They are typically priced lower than non-military facilities, despite offering the same amenities and being...

National Park Partners Plan Strategic Actions

Three key national park partners organizations joined to hold a first-ever strategic planning session on Nov. 1-2, which attracted more than 125 top National Park Service (NPS) leaders, conservationists, concessioners and park friends and fundraisers. The planning...