ROUTE 66 RV Network Severs Ties with NTP-Stag

In a surprising turn of events, the ROUTE 66 RV Network, one of the nation’s leading independent RV dealer groups, announced that it will no longer do business with NTP-STAG, a unit of Keystone Automotive Operations Inc. that oversees the country’s only coast-to-coast distribution network of RV aftermarket parts and accessories. However, few details were […]

RVB, Ally Recognize Award-Winning Lazydays RV

Hundreds of Lazydays RV employees paused early Wednesday morning (Jan. 10) during an all-employee meeting at the dealership’s suburban Tampa headquarters to recognize the high-profile Florida RV retailer’s ambitious, youth-oriented, charitable programs for which the five-store dealer recently received the Arthur J. Decio Humanitarian Award sponsored by Ally Financial Inc. The award, facilitated by RVBusiness magazine as part of the […]

LCI Accomplishes 100,000-Hour Charitable Goal

Along with the impressive financial growth his publicly held company has posted lately, Lippert Components Inc. (LCI) CEO Jason Lippert seems equally pleased this holiday season to report that the company’s 9,500 employees have achieved the rather extraordinary goal he set out for them nearly a year ago by logging at least 100,000 hours of community […]

Winnebago Horizon is RVBusiness RV of the Year

The 2018 RVBusiness RV of the Year, as RVIA National RV Trade Show attendees learned this week during a packed first-ever RV Industry Awards event at the Mercury Ballroom in Louisville, Ky., is Winnebago Industries Inc.’s high-end Horizon Class A diesel motorhome with its authentically different modernistic interiors designed by the Iowa manufacturer’s in-house staff […]

KOA System Creating a ‘Presence of Excellence’

After Kampgrounds of America Inc.’s (KOA) senior management team completed its main presentations at the outset of the organization’s International Convention Nov. 15-18 in Phoenix, Ariz., President and CEO Pat Hittmeier and COO Toby O’Rourke paused for an interview in which they shed some light on the impressive year-end report Montana-based KOA issued during the […]

KOA Details Upbeat Trends to 600 at Convention

With the 90% of its 500 parks posting gains in 2017, life is good right now for Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA), America’s largest network of private campgrounds. That much was apparent during Thursday’s (Nov. 16) opening session of the Annual KOA International Convention as KOA Chairman Oscar Tang, President and CEO Pat Hittmeier, Chief Operations Officer […]

RVIA’s Pomona Show Sees Growth, Strong Sales

Neither Southern California’s Anaheim wildfires (some 30 miles away) nor parking issues or thermometer-busting temperatures succeeded in dampening the continued growth of the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association’s (RVIA) California RV Show, which closed Sunday (Oct. 15) after a 10-day run at the Los Angeles Fair & Exposition Fairplex in Pomona. The 65th California Show has more than doubled […]

TaigMarks’ Party Spotlights Downtown Elkhart

A crowd of Elkhart-area business people converged for a Friday evening (Sept. 15) reception at the downtown offices of TaigMarks Inc. (TM) that included The Vine’s hors d’oeuvres, a few rounds of karaoke and an intriguing historical tour of the 1890’s-era building into which the marketing and public relations agency moved some 15 years ago. In fact, […]