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Full-Time Tenn. RVers Fight for Right to Vote

When your home is the open road, where do you register to vote? The Associated Press reported that a total of 286 people who live full time in their recreational vehicles were dropped from the voter rolls in one Tennessee county over the past two years because they...

Friend Communications Aligns with Magellan

Friend Communications has partnered with ITS/Magellan Services, placing the firm’s campground reservation network on prominent, global travel sites such as Expedia, Orbitz, Travelocity and over 400,000 travel agencies worldwide. "Our partnership with ITS/Magellan...

Lake Erie Cabins No Done Deal

Ohio state agencies will have a big say in whether tourist cabins sprout up along Lake Erie’s Conneaut Harbor in northeastern Ohio, Port Authority members said this week. The port panel had planned to convene a special meeting to discuss short- and long-term projects,...

Minnesota Campgrounds Had Good Season

Main speaker Karl Mulle, a psychotherapist and motivational lecturer from Edina, Minn., talked about the challenge of keeping a positive attitude in the workplace during the Minnesota Resort & Campground Association’s Fall Conference, Oct. 22-24, at Arrowwood Resort...

Calif. Parks See 20% Hike in May Bookings

On Nov. 1, opening day for making May camping reservations at California's state parks, campers made 8,472 camping reservations, a 20% increase from last year and an all-time record for that day, according to a news release. On this day last year, California state...

Ontario Campgrounds Seek Tax Relief

Municipalities should be doing more to reduce the tax burden on private campgrounds, instead of trying to pry more tax dollars from them. That is from the president of the Ontario Private Campground Association, Mark Lowell, according to the Bayshore Broadcasting News...

Iowa ARVC Elects New Officers

About 30 people from nine Iowa campgrounds attended the Iowa Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (Iowa ARVC) fall meeting Oct. 17 at Lazy Acres RV Park, Center Point, Iowa. Stan Anderson of PDCM Insurance, Waterloo, led a discussion on risk analysis. In addition,...

Ohio Man Buys Defunct Campground

Steve Guilkey of McCutchenville, Ohio, has purchased the defunct campground behind the McCutchenville Speedway and hopes to open the new Island View Campground in the spring, according to the Tiffin (Ohio) Advertiser-Tribune. To be located in northwest Ohio, the...

Camping Issues on Maine Legislative Agenda

While a lodging tax increase from 7% to 10% was defeated in the Maine General Assembly earlier this year, the issue is likely to come up again in 2008, Maine Tourism Association lobbyist Carolyn Manson told the Maine Campground Owners Association (MECOA) board during...

Canadian RV, Campground Industry Convenes

Jim Rogers, chairman of Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA), Billings, Mont., outlined the changes in recent years at the largest campground franchisor in North America as the keynote speaker during the 4th Canadian RV & Camping Industry Convention, Oct. 25-28, at the...

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