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Winnebago's Suitor Labeled a Pretender

North Street Capital LP, the private equity firm that offered to buy Forest City-based Winnebago Industries Inc. last week, is less than a year old and is “not real,” according to the chief of Spyker Cars, which North Street Capital tried and failed to buy in 2011,...

South Dakota State Park Camping Up 10% to 20%

Many top camping spots in South Dakota have already reported a 10 percent to 20 percent increase in visitors this year. Game Fish and Parks says they’ve already booked 37,000 campsites for the summer; that’s up from last year’s 29,000, KSFY-TV, Sioux...

Chinese Region Expects 500 New RV Parks by 2020

Some 400 to 500 recreational vehicle campgrounds will be built in Shanghai and the other 20-plus cities in the Yangtze River Delta Region by the end of 2020, according to a tourism development plan. Tourism authorities aim to turn potential consumption in the RV...

Texas Renaissance Festival Expands Campground

The Texas Renaissance Festival, the nation’s largest and most acclaimed festival of its kind, will celebrate the completed expansion of the Fields of New Market Campground with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 11:30 a.m. on June 1. In December 2011, the Texas...

Miniatures Displayed at Mom & Pop's RV Park

Mom & Pop’s RV Park in Farming, N.M., caught the attention of the blogger who maintains www.bebravebebold.com. The blogger, who travels the U.S. in a 36-foot RV named Cricket, writes in a recent web posting, “Mom & Pop’s RV Park is run by Dennis...

Canadian RV Sales Up More Than 20% in March

Retail sales of RVs rose more than 20 percent in March, Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI) reported. Towable sales rose 22.3 percent, while motorhome sales rose 27.5 percent. Click here to read the towables report as posted on RVBUSINESS.COM. Click here to read the...

Travel Channel to Promote U.S. National Parks

Travel Channel will join with the National Park Foundation (NPF) in a summer-long campaign to promote America’s 397 national parks. According to a press release, the primary goal of this alliance is to “motivate support of national parks by inspiring Travel Channel...