Hotels may start closing pools to comply with ADA

(March 14, 2012) -- The hotels must have the lifts in place by Thursday or they face civil penalties of $55,000, reported USA Today, which noted that 51,000 hotels are impacted by the new rules. Like the campground industry, hotels were led to believe a much cheaper, portable lift would be acceptable until the Department of Justice changed its mind a few weeks ago.

North Carolina RV shows post record sales

(March 14, 2012) -- The group announced today it has completed three great shows in Raleigh, Charlotte and Greensboro where dealers had record sales all three weekends and attendance was just over 16,000. On Sunday, at the end of the Greensboro Show, the winner of the group's grand prize drawing, Sarah Bower from Raleigh, took home a 2012 Chevy Silverado.

Outdoor Nation seeks applicants for outdoor summits

(May 14, 2012) -- Summit delegates will brainstorm project ideas that address the regional issues preventing Millennials and younger Americans from spending time outdoors, including cultural relevance, access, cost, safety and the environmental health of local outdoor spaces. Delegates will select the most creative and impactful projects to receive funding and support from The Outdoor Foundation.

Searer takes over as Hall of Fame president

(March 14, 2012) -- "With more than 50-years experience in the industry and his years of devotion to the RV/MH Hall of Fame makes Searer an ideal candidate to bring the Hall of Fame out of its financial crisis and lead it into the future," said Garpow. "We were especially pleased that Searer only agreed to accept the appointment on a non-compensated, voluntary basis."