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NPS Teams With MADD to Promote Safe Driving

The National Park Service (NPS) is teaming with Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) throughout November and December this year to distribute red ribbons to visitors, in honor of the 30th anniversary of the designated driver and red ribbon awareness campaign,...

Wisc. DNR Reorganizing to Improve Efficiencies

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) leaders on Wednesday (Nov. 30) announced a sweeping reorganization aimed at providing relief to overburdened workers in its troubled water quality program and making state parks and wildlife management more efficient. In...

Louisville Show Opens to Strong Traffic, Sales

The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association’s (RVIA) 54th Annual National RV Trade Show kicked off Tuesday (Nov. 29) with strong traffic in exhibits and brisk sales. Buoyed by sustained growth and record shipments, show attendees were optimistic about the industry’s...

TengoInternet to Offer 2nd Wi-Fi Report Webinar

TengoInternet has scheduled another free webinar for Dec. 6 at 11 a.m. CST to review key findings and recommendations contained in the company’s recently released “2016 State of the Industry Report” that assesses campgrounds, RV parks and resorts’ ability...

Outdoor Rec Groups Lobby Trump For Support

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) joined forces with more than 10 other outdoor recreation groups, representing nearly 90% of the outdoor economy, to work with the Trump administration’s transition team on policies that will help those industries...

Opinion: Cyber Shopping a Fit for Campgrounds

The following column is by Art Lieberman, president of Merchants Choice Payment Solutions (MCPS) for Campgrounds. I’m writing this article on what has been termed Cyber Monday (Nov. 28). This name was coined back in 2005 by the National Retail Federation in order to...

Mich. DNR Launches 'Giving Guide' to Aid Parks

With the holiday season underway, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is highlighting easy opportunities to support Michigan’s great outdoors. UpMatters.com reported that this year outdoor enthusiasts can consider making a contribution to...

RV Trade Groups Focusing on Customer Service

The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA), the Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association (RVDA) and RVDA of Canada issued a joint statement this morning (Nov. 30) on their “continued commitment to improving the customer experience.” Over the past decade, the...

RVDA Honors Quality Circle Award Recipients

The Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association (RVDA) honored RV brands built by 15 manufacturers with its Quality Circle Award Monday (Nov. 28) at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Louisville, Ky., preluding today’s opening of the RVIA National RV Trade Show. RVDA Chairman...

Consumer Confidence Roars Back in November

Americans’ optimism about the economy came roaring back in November, hitting a nine-year high as the economy heads into the key holiday shopping season. As reported by the Wall Street Journal, the Conference Board said Tuesday (Nov. 29) its index of consumer...