b'INDUSTRY NEWSReport: Outdoor Recreations Economic Output Tops $826B The Outdoor Recreation Economic Data Report from the Out-door Recreation Roundtable (ORR) sparked an optimistic dis-cussion on Nov. 9 in a webinar open to the media. The Department of Commerce data showcased record-break-ing numbers for 2021 with the outdoor recreation industry top-ping $826 billion in economic output. The online meeting of the ORR held in Washington, D.C., with the U.S. Department of Commerces Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) formally re-leased the economic data from 2021 exhibiting outdoor recre-ationspowerfulandpositiveeconomicimpactontheU.S. economy. The new numbers show outdoor recreation also generates 4.5 million jobs contributing more to the U.S. economy than oil and gas extraction, mining and agriculture. The report includes na-tional and state-level data. This is the fifth consecutive year that the BEA has released government data on this critical industry sector. It was noted in the roundtable that the outdoor recreation ORR Reportcontinued on page 21Spot2Nite Announces a New Integration with Staylist Spot2Nite, a cloud-basedsite allow RV travelers to discover and book RV spots,increase in exposure to an additional customer base of bookingsoftwaredesignedeliminating the time-wasting search, load and find noover 20 million RV travelers, the release stated. specifically for campgroundspots available single-source booking routine.Were excited to offer our parks even more ways operatorsandRVtravelers,Staylist Pro is a property management system cre- to drive new business without commissions and in-announcedattheNationalated to help operators hosting RVs, tent camping, cab- crease revenue through the Spot2Nite marketplace, Association of RV Parks andinsandglampingsitesengagewithguests,tracksaid Staylist CEO Jeff Reed. Our partnership will add Campgrounds (ARVC) 2022availability across all lodging types with interactivetremendous marketing value to our growing list of Outdoor Hospitality Confer- maps, set parameters for dynamic pricing, send auto- campgrounds, and we anticipate this solution reach-enceandExpo,thatithasmated emails encouraging stay extensions and keeping new demographics of guests that will also keep formed a strategic partnershiptabs on stock with POS and barcode capabilities, in- them coming back. with Staylist to bring campgrounds utilizing the Staylistcluding mobile ordering and delivery, RFID wristbandsOur goal at Spot2Nite is to help travelers get out-Pro property management system into the Spot2Niteand more. Staylist Pro is entirely free to operators, withdoors and camp more often, said Sam Bruner, COO OTA and marketplace, according to a press release.a nominal convenience fee charged to the guest duringof Spot2Nite. We are proud to partner with Jeff and his Spot2Nites technology leverages API connections tothe booking process, notes the release.amazing team at Staylist in creating a seamless book-aggregate RV spot inventory and real-time availabilityNow, through Staylist Pros direct integration withing experience for travelers and helping operators im-in a centralized marketplace. The mobile app and web- Spot2Nites centralized marketplace, comes a massiveprove their bottom line. WCMOct. RV Shipments Off 43.7% from 21Results for the RV Industry Associa-tions October 2022 survey of manufac-turersdeterminedthattotalRV shipmentsendedthemonthwith 32,652units,adecreaseof(-43.7%) compared to the 57,971 units shipped in October 2021. Through October, RV shipments are down (-12.2%) compared to the same point last year with 448,246 wholesale shipments.Asweentertheholidayseason, shipments of RVs continue to normalize from last years record production, said RVIndustryAssociationPresident& CEO Craig Kirby. The RV industry is still on track to deliver a top-five year. TowableRVs,ledbyconventional travel trailers, ended the month down (-48.3%) against last October with 27,329 shipments. Motorhomes finished the month up 4.1% compared to the same month last year with 5,323 units. Park Model RVs finished October up 43.2% compared to the same month last year, with 507 wholesale shipments. To date, park model RVs are up 16.5% with 3,947 shipments. WCM4 January 2023Woodalls Campground Magazine'