b'RV Rental Company, RVShare, Reaches 2 Million Days BookedRVshare, a peer-to-peer RV rental marketplace, force in the recovery of the American travel industry.hasreachedthemilestoneoftwomilliondays RVs have moved into the mainstream of Americanbooked for RV trips since the companys inception, travel and now serve as the preferred choice for fam-according to RVshare officials.ilies to take a socially distanced vacation at a timeThe platform has been in operation since 2013 when air travel and hotel stays raise uneasiness, theand only recently reached one million days booked company said.in July 2019. The site has doubled its seven-year have already increased by 123% year-over-year and Strong booking performance shows no signs ofbooking total in 13 months. growing. letting up as summer comes to an end. According toThe surge in RV rentals this spring and summer I am so proud of our team for all their efforts put a recent RVshare survey, nearly 70% of respondentshas been fueled by the desire of American families forthtoachievethissignificantmilestone,said plan to take a trip in the next three months, and 68%to maintain control of their surroundings during RVshare CEO Jon Gray. Not only are we thrilled to en- are likely to consider an RV for their fall getaway.the pandemic, noted RVshare officials. There is no able travelers to experience the joys of nature and to- For more information on RV travel and to exploresign of business slowing down as bookings for fall getherness that RV travel provides, but to be a driving rental options, visit www.rvshare.com. WCMRV, PMRV Shipments See Big Jump in July, Reach Four-Decade HighPosting the highest July shipment pared to last Julys total of 25,002 units.numbers in four decades, the RV In- Motorhomes finished the month withdustry Associations (RVIA) monthly 3,875 units, up 27.4% compared to thesurvey of manufacturers found that July 2019 total of 3,042 units.total RV shipments ended the month Park Model RVs finished the monthwith43,035units,anincreaseof up 17.6% compared to last July with 33453.5% from the 28,044 units shipped in wholesale shipments.July 2019. RVshavebeentheidealwaytoRVshipmentscontinuetoshow travel this summer, providing the free-impressive gains again this month, dom and fun of RVing while also allow-said RVIA Chairman Garry Enyart. Re- ing people to control their environment.flectiveoftheboomingRVsales As we look towards fall, families andacross the country and the appeal of professionals who can work and learnRVs to a wide range of consumers, from the road will continue to drive in-production is up this month for both terest in RVing, said RVIA Presidentthe towable and motorized segments CraigKirby.Ourmanufacturersareof the industry. working very closely with their dealerTowable RVs, led by conventional partners and component suppliers totravel trailers, totaled 39,160 units for meet the increased demand for RVs.the month, an increase of 56.6% com- WCMKOA Moving Buyers Workshop toVirtual Format, Runs Oct. 23-24The COVID-19 pandemic has changed everything, including plans for the Oct.23-24 Kampgrounds of America Inc.(KOA) Buyers Workshopthat had been sched-uledtobeheldattheFortCollins/Lakeside KOA Holiday.However,KOAwillstillbeprovidingprospectiveownerswith all of the vital informationthey need to make those big de-cisionsaboutfuturecamp-ground-ownershipviathevirtual KOA Buyers Workshop.Thetwo-dayKOAVirtualBuyersWorkshop,whichwillstill be held from Oct. 23-24, will provide attendees with all of the same informationthey would have received in-person.The Virtual Workshop will cover topics including: The Benefits of Campground Ownership Factors to Consider When Buying an Existing Campground Understand Asking Price & Valuation Acquiring the necessary funding Moving from Contract to Closing Understanding the Scope of Campground Insurance Required A Comprehensive Overview of Owning & Operating a Campground Understanding KOA Franchising and the KOA Franchising SystemThe KOA Virtual Buyers Workshop sessions will run four hours each day. Therewill be plenty of time available for KOA camping and finance experts to answer allattendee questions.The entire Virtual KOA Buyers Workshop costs $300 per household.Attendees can save $50 off the workshop fee by registering prior to Sept. 18.Registration for the event includes an exclusive KOA Buyers Workshop Handbook,complete with copies of all of the presentations along with other helpful resources.The handbook is only available to workshop attendees (attendees from outside theU.S. will incur an additional $25 shipping fee).FormoreinformationonVirtualKOABuyersWorkshopcheckoutownakoa.com/news/koas-buyers-workshop-is-coming-to-a-couch-near-you/.Registration for the Virtual KOA Buyers Workshop is now available by calling (800)548-7239 or emailing [email protected]
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