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Video: Why GMC Discontinued Futuristic Motorhome

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWdCtwJm6nA&feature=emb_logo   General Motors shocked the world in the 1973 model year with the debut of the beautiful GMC motorhome, editors at RVTravel.com wrote for a Tuesday (Feb. 9) report. The 1973-1978 GMC motorhome was...

Canada’s Cruise Ship Ban Could Hurt Alaska Tourism

Canada’s recent decision to prohibit cruise ships from operating in Canadian waters until 2022 is set to have a major impact on Alaska’s tourism industry, according to the Peninsula Clarion. On the Kenai Peninsula, that impact will be felt most heavily in the city of...

Study: The Economic Impact of Fire Smoke Lingers

The damage caused by wildfires can be devastating, gutting structures and driving out people who live and work nearby. And researchers say the smoke from the annually recurring blazes also delivers economic damage to areas that were never touched by the flames,...

Mich. Park Joins KOA, Completing Various Upgrades

A Michigan campground, the Detroit Greenfield RV Park, has been accepted into the Kampgrounds of America inc. (KOA) franchise system and will now be known as the Detroit/Ann Arbor KOA, according to a press release. The campground, currently undergoing extensive...

New National Park Service App is a Work in Progress

The National Park Service (NPS) has a new app that's intended to cover all the units of the National Park System, but that's a tall order for parks that lack staff to provide robust content, according to the National Parks Traveler. The app, available for free via...

Neb. Park Finishing Number of Improvement Projects

A big year calls for big improvements for Nebraska’s first state park, according to the Daily News. Chadron State Park, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2021, has been the subject of sizable upgrades and new construction at points throughout its 977...

RVC: Michael Gaines to be GM of Pigeon Forge Resort

RVC Outdoor Destinations, a provider and developer of high-quality outdoor resorts in the U.S., has announced the hiring of Michael Gaines as general manager of RVC's newest destination Pigeon Forge Landing RV Resort, opening this spring in Sevierville, Tenn.,...

PCOA’s York RV Show Prepares for March 12-14 Event

The 2021 York RV Show will be held at the York Expo Center Grounds on March 12, 13, and 14, according to officials from the Pennsylvania Campground Owners Association (PCOA), which organizes the event. This show is in its 43rd year and the event promises to be bigger...

RV Retail Sales Eclipse 500,000 for 1st Time in History

Buoyed by seven straight record-breaking months to end the year, the RV industry surpassed 500,000 units in terms of retail sales for the first time since RV retail registration data has been tracked. Representing a 10.3% year-over-year increase, there were 515,819...

When it Comes to Social Media, Its OK to Be Anti-Social

Editor’s Note: Peter Pelland is the CEO of Pelland Advertising, a company that he founded in 1980 that has been serving the family camping industry for nearly 40 years. His company specializes in building fully responsive websites, along with producing a full range of...

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