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RVIA Eyes Oct. Rollout of 67th Calif. RV Show

After having been at the L.A. Fairplex in Pomona since 1992, organizers are eager for attendees to get their first glimpse of the 67th Annual California RV Show as one of the industry’s marquee events. The show, set to run Oct. 4-13, is moving about 20 miles east to...

Wi-Fi Expert Predicts A ‘Game Changer’

Without a doubt, providing Wi-Fi service to guests is one of the most troublesome issues a park operator has to face. Aside from the cost, the confusing details of an ever-evolving technology is enough to send anyone over a cliff. Fortunately, businesses exist that...

These RV Parks Go All Out For Guests’ Pets

A little more than two years ago Lake George RV Park in upstate New York opened Charlie’s Bark Park, a 2 1/2-acre off-leash dog run that just might be the standard by which all other dog parks are measured. Among its space, Charlie’s Bark Park features a large open...

ARVC Michigan’s Executive Tours The State

Lori Tews, executive director for the Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds Michigan (ARVC Michigan), already has had one very busy summer – and it’s not even close to being done yet. Tews, who’s been in her position since 2012, spent several days in June and...

Hugelmeyer Is ‘Bullish’ On The RV Industry

Frank Hugelmeyer, the former president and CEO of the Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) who will officially take over as president of the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) on Oct. 1, said RVs have the “potential to become the ultimate mobile solution for...

Here’s The Latest In RV Park Recreation

Many RV park and campground owners seeking a competitive advantage in a crowded marketplace are finding out that a horseshoe pit just won’t cut it anymore. More and more, today’s campers — especially those with children — are looking for high-profile outdoor...

Manhunt’s End Eases Tensions At Pa. Parks

Campground owners in the heart of Pennsylvania’s Poconos Mountains are welcoming a return to normal after the capture of a fugitive wanted in connection with the sniper-style deaths of two law enforcement officers. They are lamenting the loss of business during the...

WCM’s Q&A Session With Bob MacKinnon

Bob MacKinnon, a former Walt Disney Co. executive who spent more than 30 years in resort management, founded GuestRated LLC in 2008 as the nation’s first guest-satisfaction-rating program covering all independent, privately owned RV parks and campgrounds in the U.S....