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Pelland: Create Camping Show Goals

The following Smart Operations column by Peter Pelland, CEO of Pelland Advertising, appears in January’s Woodall’s Campground Management. I recently wrote about how campground owners might select the most appropriate camping shows to attend, where they can...

Market Turmoil Won't Bust Economy

The turmoil in financial markets may slow the U.S. economic expansion. But it probably won’t kill it, Bloomberg Business reported. While the threat of a downturn has risen, consumers and companies have the wherewithal to weather the turbulence in stocks and keep the...

Residents Defeat N.M. RV Park Plan

About 10 Carlsbad, N.M., residents opposed an ordinance at Tuesday’s (Jan. 26) city council meeting that would have rezoned a site from a residential a commercial property, the Current-Argus reported. Andrew and Terry Baca, the owners of the 2.09-acre property,...

Resort Town Seeks Limits On RV Park

The Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW), British Columbia, is hoping to finally bring the Whistler RV Park under the umbrella of its zoning bylaws, but the park isn’t on board with the proposed amendment, Pique magazine reported. The RV Park was brought into...

Parish Drives Full Timers To RV Parks

The Ascension Parish (La.) Council passed a new ordinance that will eliminate the ability for recreational vehicles to be permanent housing on individual residential lots, the Donaldsonville Chief reported. If a individual wants to reside in an RV full-time they must...

Virtual Expo Courts Expedia, Airbnb

Virtual Expositions, the producers of the Virtual Hospitality Expo 2016, announced it is currently in discussions with Airbnb and Expedia, two of the most successful companies which book hotel rentals, to see if they have an interest in speaking at the virtual trade...

Hipcamp Expands Reach Nationwide

Last summer, carfuls of millennials in trendy hats, plaid flannels and new hiking boots descended on Oz Farm, a vast, rural property five miles north of Point Arena, Calif., and settled in yurts and tents on the dusty ground, Pacific Sun reported. It looked like an...

GE Capital RV Chief Sees Positive '16

The latest segment of RVBusiness’ “RV Capital Talk” features an interview by RVBusiness/Woodall’s Campground Management Publisher Sherman Goldenberg with Tim Hyland, president of Commercial Distribution Finance (CDF), RV Group, during the Tampa SuperShow....

Parkbridge Picks RMS For RV Resorts

RMS Hospitality Solutions announced that it added Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities Inc. to its growing portfolio of outdoor hospitality customers. Parkbridge, the leading owner, operator and developer of residential land-lease communities, recreational resorts and...

Ocean Lakes Plans 'Beach n' Boogie'

Ocean Lakes Family Campground in Myrtle Beach, S.C., announced it will host its 16th Annual Beach n’ Boogie Weekend Feb. 12-13. This family friendly event will include live beach music, shag lessons by legendary shag instructor Judy Duke, and a variety of fun...

Marina, RV Park Planned For Florida

More than 700 vehicles a day would be added to Florida’s State Road A1A when a marina and RV park is built on the site of the former Causeway Mobile Home Park, next to the Fort Pierce Utilities Authority plant, according to a traffic study on the project. The...