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TXAD Internet Launches Three New Websites

Larry Fons has 25 years of experience working as an information technology professional. But he still found it worthwhile to hire TXAD Internet Services for assistance when he decided to create a new website for his 116-site campground — Double J Campground in...

W. Texas Town Tackles RV Park Development

The San Angelo (Texas) City Council and the Planning Commission are fleshing out regulations for recreation vehicle parks in city limits. A special meeting on Monday (April 1) was in response to a request by the commission, which anticipates an increase in proposals...

Turkey Hunting OK for Wisconsin State Parks

Visitors to Wisconsin state parks are being reminded they may encounter hunters on park properties this month under a new state law that went into effect this year, WQOW-TV, Eau Claire, reported. There are limited hunting opportunities available in April, mainly...

OIA Study Measures Outdoor Rec Expenditure

The Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) has released figures quantifying the economic impact of outdoor recreation in all 50 states, with a separate report for each state that tallies direct spending, jobs, salaries and tax revenue. This data demonstrates that outdoor...

Top AGS Sales Teams Enjoy Their RV Lifestyle

“Home is where we park it.” That’s the response you get when you ask full time RVers Eric and Jackie Fulbright where they live. “We sold our house seven years ago and we haven’t looked back,” Jackie Fulbright said. The Fulbrights haven’t retired, however. For the past...

Travel Channel Program Promotes RV Camping

A one-hour episode of “Beach-n-RVs” that broadcast Sunday (March 31) on the Travel Channel took a look at a series of “hot and sexy” RVs and some of the resort destinations favored by their owners, examiner.com reported. From opulent $2 million land yachts and...

Thousand Trails Announces Camping Contest

Thousand Trails is giving outdoor enthusiasts a chance to get out and camp with the “Gear Up and Camp” sweepstakes. According to a press release, one camper will win a free week of camping and a camping gear package, with a combined value of $1,100. Sweepstakes...

Gasoline Prices in 1st March Decline Since '03

Gasoline prices that soared in early 2013 gave way to a rare March decline – one that could lower the temperature of political fights over energy. According to The Hill, AAA reported today (April 1) that national average prices fell during March for the first time in...

AGS Notes All-Time Co. Sales Records in 2012

AGS has recorded its strongest sales gains in the company’s 26-year history, according to Brian Schaeffer, company president, who acquired the publishing firm two years ago. “We are very blessed to have the most productive advertising teams in AGS history,” Schaeffer...

Go RVing Claims 100,000 Facebook Followers

Go RVing reached a major milestone in mid-March when it exceeded 100,000 active followers of its Facebook page. According to a press release, the ever-growing community is a mix of both current and prospective owners who have actively chosen to follow the messaging...

TACO Intervening on Behalf of Campgrounds

The Texas Association of Campground Owners (TACO) has intervened in the state Legislature to protect campground owners from unfair taxes and fees. TACO Executive Director and CEO Brian Schaeffer recently testified in favor of House Bill 2152 by Rep. Bill Callegari,...

Kidd: Baby Boomers in Bed with Social Media

Editor’s Note: The following news release comes from Kidd Consulting, which specializes in working with RV developers and industry related partners. The RV industry should prepare to shift marketing tactics as Baby Boomers are increasingly engaging on social...