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SSI: Motorhome Sales Surged in May, Up 28%

Year-over-year motorhome registrations jumped 28% in May, while sales for the five months increased 29%, according to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI). As reported by RVBUSINESS.COM, Thor Industries Inc. held the No. 1 spot in year-to-date...

U.S. Influence Shaping Many British RV Parks

Editor’s Note: Julian Gothard was born in Singapore, has lived in Germany, England and the U.S. and has traveled extensively in Europe and North America, including Canada and Mexico. He is a freelance writer and photographer for examiner.com and an enthusiastic...

Holiday Trails RV Resorts: Biggest in Canada

Editor’s Note: The following story by Kristopher Bunker appears in the July issue of Woodall’s Campground Management and is a companion story to the overview of the current state of membership camping in the U.S. and Canada. Seven resorts. Nearly 600...

Ocean Canyon Properties' $1 Million Upgrade

For several months Ocean Canyon Properties has been working on $1 million in renovations to improve members’ camping experiences at six of their resorts. Among their improvements are the following: • Millwood Landing Golf and RV Resort, located in the forests of...

Insiders: Membership Camping on a Rebound

After a prolonged downturn that began well before the Great Recession, membership camping seems to be on the rebound. Major players in this oftentimes misunderstood segment of the outdoor hospitality business tell Woodall’s Campground Management (WCM) that they are...

Good Vibes from Mich. Casino's Posh RV Park

Campers Bill and Kim Hoeppner of Hemlock, Mich., say they feel as if they’ve made a fun discovery. “We were one of the first camper here when they opened,” Bill Hoeppner said as he settled into his family’s recreation vehicle at the Soaring Eagle Hideaway RV Park east...

Jarvis: Yosemite Park Rec Plan Being Revised

Plans to curtail commercial recreational vendors in Yosemite National Park, proposed as a possible solution to federal environmental mandates, are being reconsidered by parks officials after a huge public outcry., the San Jose Mercury News reported. Parks Director Jon...

U.S. Workplace – Four Generations at One Site

Editor’s Note: The following article is by Paul Ashley, an advisor with FirstPerson, an Indianapolis-based professional advisory firm specializing in benefits, human resources, compliance, communication and wellness. It appeared on the Inside INdiana Business...

Report: Gasoline Prices Heading Higher Again

As we head into the dog days of summer, gas prices have once again become a real pain. Examiner.com reported that according to AAA, a gallon of regular unleaded has increased 14 cents versus a week ago as the national average is $3.61, up from $3.47 a week ago. It...

LSI Growing; All Revenue Streams Pointing Up

Leisure Systems Inc. (LSI) is continuing to expand the Jellystone Park franchise network, adding four parks in three states in the past two years, bringing the total to 79 locations. So far this year, the Milford, Ohio-based campground chain has added new parks in...

Child Survives Indiana Sand Dune 'Swallowing'

For 3 1/2 hours on Friday (July 12), rescuers dug desperately to reach the 6-year-old boy swallowed whole in the northern Indiana sand dunes, WSBT-TV, South Bend, Ind., reported. But the more they dug, the deeper Nathan Woessner seemed to sink in the 11-foot mound of...