(March 12, 2012) -- “Video does a much better job communicating the features and amenities a campground has to offer, over posting pictures on a website," said Polk. "Potential visitors can view the RV destination video prior to their scheduled trip, and if they like what they see they will make a point to stay at the campground."
(March 12, 2012) -- "We have been doing business in Maine for quite a few years. About four months ago, the State of Maine told us we have to pay a 5 percent sales and use tax on any trailer or RV rental that enters the state. The tax is computed on the total value of the RV, not the cost of the rental," Shepard explained.
(March 12, 2012) -- Indian Point Campground in Duluth is under new management, but former manager Willard Munger Jr. says the committee that chose the new manager, Spirit Lake Development, was biased, reports WDIO.
(March 12, 2012) -- Damage was confined to East Fork Campground, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers facility at East Lynn Lake. Reservations for camping are still being accepted, but the campground will not open until work is completed and it can be safely used by the public.
(March 12, 2012) -- RV Comfort Systems today introduced online access to all of their install manuals, charts and technical documents with the addition of their new “dealer login” portal on their website.
(March 12, 2012) -- Don Emahiser, president of CrossRoads RV, today announced a staffing shift at the company. Effective immediately, Tom Montague will step in as general manager for the Sunset and Slingshot lines while Matt Thompson will be acting general manager for Zinger and Hampton.
(March 12, 2012) -- Kinek allows customers to have packages shipped from any website, retail outlet or individual in the world to a KinekPoint of their choice. Kinek integrates with all retailer logistics services to ensure secure delivery to the recipient’s requested KinekPoint, where the package is held until it’s ready for pickup.
(March 12, 2012) -- A retired couple was left homeless Saturday afternoon after their RV was destroyed by a fire while stopped at an RV park in Amarillo, Texas, reports KFDA. The door locks would not let them get out of the coach, so the couple was forced to escape through a back window.
(March 12, 2012) -- The Orlando Sentinal reported that Orange County firefighters responded to a leaking 100-gallon propane tank Friday afternoon at a Camping World store on West Colonial Drive.
(March 12, 2012) -- The Grand Island Independent reports that construction on the new indoor showroom at Rich & Sons RV Headquarters in Grand Island started last fall and was recently completed. A grand opening celebration is planned for March 22-24.