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Weather Events Generate $353 Billion In Losses

A report released by global reinsurance intermediary Aon Benfield reveals that there were 330 natural catastrophic events in 2017, generating economic losses of $353 billion. The report reveals that 97% were due to weather-related events, including Hurricanes Harvey,...

Coldren: Parks Wise To Regulate Cannibas Use

Editor’s Note: This article was posted by the California Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (CalARVc) and was written by Rob Coldren. According to CalARVC, Coldren has practiced RV park and mobile home park law, for the past 35 years. Coldren owns and...

S.D. Lawmakers Float Plan To Slash Tourism Tax

A handful of South Dakota lawmakers hope to slash the 1 1/2%  tourism tax, a move that has many worried about the impact on the tourism industry and the money it generates. According to KOTA, some lawmakers are pondering House Bill 1206, which if passed, would cut the...

Parts Of Mt. Hood Opened After Eagle Creek Fire

More than 14,500 acres of forest land that were closed after oregon’s Eagle Creek fire have been unlocked to the public. Mt. Hood National Forest officials reduced the closure area from 54,892 acres to 40,354. Most of the closure remains in effect — and the...

‘IMHA-RVIC’ Fort Wayne RV Show Runs Feb. 1-4

Marking its 58th year, the annual Fort Wayne RV & Camping Show returns to Indiana’s Allen County War Memorial Coliseum February 1-4. The event is hosted by the Indiana Manufactured Housing Association – Recreation Vehicle Indiana Council (IMHA-RVIC). According to...

Mission Bay Campground Reports Higher Profits

Campland on the Bay, one of Mission Bay, Calif.’s, original lessees, on Tuesday (Jan. 30) reported the highest occupancy and revenue in more than a decade. The campground said it generated $2.8 million in city rent and transient occupancy tax in 2017, up from...

Campground Proposal Is Modified After Criticism

A proposal by the Mazama Foundation to put a new bed and breakfast and campground next to Oregon’s Smith Rock State Park has been modified. Most of the changes appear to be influenced by criticisms expressed by neighbors, according to KTVZ. One of the campsites...

Report: U.S. Consumer Confidence Up in January

Americans continued to feel confident about the economy this month, a good sign for consumer spending and economic growth. The Associated Press reported that the Conference Board, a business research group, says its consumer confidence index rose to 125.4 in January...

MARVAC: New RV Sales Tax Law Benefits Buyers

Since 2013, the Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC) has been advocating on behalf of Michigan RV consumers and RV dealers for a “sales tax on the difference” policy, which, after a rare move by the Michigan Legislature,...

Mich. Campground Closed For Site Improvements

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has announced that the Lake Macatawa Campground, located in Holland State Park in Ottawa County, has closed for a site improvement project. The anticipated reopening date is May 10, according to the Dearborn Press...

CONY Sets Dates For Annual Spring Zone Meetings

Campground Owners of New York (CONY) is getting ready for a busy spring season, with Spring Zone Meetings set to take place in March. “From our dedicated vendors offering a variety of goods and services to educational information passed on by industry experts,...