(Feb. 29, 2012) -- The Coast Distribution System today announced that Sylvain “Sly” Lussier has been appointed senior vice president and general manager of Coast Canada. Lussier is relocating to St. Bruno, Canada to direct Coast’s Canadian operations and oversee the company’s growth.
(Feb. 29, 2012) -- The gain to 265,200 units would be a 5.1 percent increase over the 2011 year-end total of 252,300 units. Curtin said growth will be driven by gains in conventional and fifth wheel travel trailers with motorhomes also posting a small increase due to improving economic conditions.
(Feb. 29, 2012) -- Al and Bonnie Parsons have a retirement lifestyle most of us could only dream of. Every summer, they live in their 35-foot Winnebago motorhome and work as volunteer interpretive rangers in the national parks. And when they’re not volunteering in the national parks, the Parsons travel around the country visiting family and friends. They spend the winter at Voyager RV Resort in Tucson, where they own a “park model.”
(Feb. 29, 2012) -- But by taking her children to remote places, often in areas with little or no cellphone coverage, Mapp finds she can hold lengthy conversations with her children without interruptions from text messages or phone calls. And when she involves her children in outdoor activities, such as hiking or swimming or climbing over boulders, everyday tensions, worries about school or work, disappear, and family can connect with each in ways they can never achieve at home.
(Feb. 29, 2012) -- If projections hold, Beteta said California could see as much as $140 billion in extra international travel spending by 2020. Tourism already supports more than 890,000 jobs in the state.
(Feb. 29, 2012) -- “The industry’s response to the new AWAY campaign when it was unveiled at RVIA’s Louisville show last December was tremendous,” said Olson. “We are confident that consumers will also respond with enthusiasm, driving traffic to our new website and to dealers.”
(Feb. 29, 2012) -- “We are very encouraged by the strong participation in this week’s Trouble Shooter Clinic, which is the second trial with the new format change,” said Hopkins. “The reaction to the track-based curriculum from the industry has been very positive, and we look forward to enhancing this approach for future clinics.”
(Feb. 29, 2012) -- The Llano News reports that the Kingsland Slab RV Park was back on the agenda for Kingsland Commissioners Monday. Owner Wayne Correll once again came before council after the issue was tabled at the last meeting.
(Feb. 29, 2012) -- “The Trilogy is a great RV addition to our already wide selection of fifth wheelers,” said Brent McMahon, president of McMahon’s RV. “We know our customers, and this fifth wheel is something they will want for sure.”
(Feb. 29, 2012) -- Hosts are needed for the season at Pine Lake, Pilot Knob, Walnut Woods, Lake Keomah, Lake Manawa, Lewis and Clark, Bellevue, Backbone, Beeds Lake, Clear Lake, Ledges, Nine Eagles, Pikes Peak, Viking Lake, Yellow River and Elk Rock.