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SSI: Towable RV Sales Up 2.8% In August

Retail sales of towable RVs posted a 2.8% gain in August and a 7.2% increase for the first eight months. According to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc., results by category showed: • Sales for the high-volume travel trailer sector grew 4.5% for the month...

ARVC Promoting Letters To Help PMRVs

The National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) announced it is urging private park owners across the country to join an online letter-writing campaign in support of legislation to protect the legal standing of park model RVs as recreational vehicles. The...

Column: Asking The Important Questions

Do you remember the 1992 vice-presidential debate where Ross Perot’s running mate, Admiral James Stockdale, began his opening statement with “Who am I? Why am I here?” It was an unfortunate turn of phrase, one that was picked up by comics nationwide, and, combined...

Video: RMS Advice On RV Park Marketing

In the fifth episode of the Campground Knowledge Network, a web series by RMS North America, Dave Jones of RMS offers advice on identifying the best places to spend marketing dollars — without overcomplicating things — to have the best impact for your RV park or...

Beneficial Workampers Set To Gather

The 4th Annual Workamper Rendezvous, produced by Workamper News Inc. (WKN), is Oct, 21-23 in Heber Springs, Ark. The event is geared toward Workampers and those considering becoming Workampers, and features 18 different seminars provided by 15 experts from the RV and...

British RV Park Looks For RV Of Future

Shorefield Holidays, operator of Swanage Coastal Park Holiday Park, amongst others, is challenging its residents to come up with a design for a new caravan and all entries are welcome, no matter how wacky, Caravan Times of the U.K. reported. The George Clarke...

Sunland Acquires Fla., Mich. RV Resorts

Reza Paydar, president/CEO of Sunland RV Resorts, announced that Sunland acquired Naples Motorcoach Resort in Naples, Fla., and Bay Harbor Motorcoach Resort in Petoskey, Mich., (now known as Petoskey RV Resort). These acquisitions bring the total number of RV...

Texas RV Park Becoming A KOA Holiday

The owners of Lufkin RV Resort in Lufkin, Texas, announced Thursday (Oct. 16) that their park will become a Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA) franchisee, television station KTRE reported. Owners Dave and Lori Overdorf announced they signed a franchise agreement with...

Campground Makes $64,000 In Grants

Continuing the tradition of helping fund community initiatives, the Bow RiversEdge Campground Society (BRECS) provided nearly $64,000 in grants to nine of Cochrane’s non-profit organizations in Cochrane, Alberta, on Wednesday (Oct. 15), the Cochrane Times reported....

First Rig Arrives At Motorcoach Resort

Mountain Falls Luxury Motorcoach Resort opened The Ridge to Motorcoaches for the first time Friday (Oct. 10). A 2015 Liberty Coach Elegant Lady was the first to drive on Mountain Falls Club Drive and park on the pad next to the resort’s first coach cottage,...

Route 66 Washouts Hurt Calif. RV Park

Just try getting your kicks on Route 66 these days. It’s not easy, the Press-Enterprise of Riverside, Calif., reported. Large sections of the historic highway have been closed since mid-September after heavy desert thunderstorms washed out bridges and undermined...