Go RVing vignettes entertain, inform consumers

(Feb. 13, 2012) -- Custom-produced RV travel and camping vignettes will be a key element of Go RVing’s all-new “AWAY” campaign,RVIA reported today.  There will be a dozen vignettes airing on popular networks throughout the year, including SPEED, Great American Country, the Cooking Channel, the Outdoor Channel, National Geographic, Nat Geo Wild, the NFL Network, and CBS Sports.

Sections of Blue Ridge Parkway close today

(Feb. 13, 2012) -- The Blue Ridge Parkway will close the section between State Route 191 to State Route 151 beginning Monday, Feb. 13, 2012. The Parkway will also close the section between U.S. Route 19 to the end of the Parkway at U.S. Route 441. These closures are required to complete repairs of Ferrin Knob Tunnel #1 and Big Witch Tunnel.

AGS says its wallboards remain in heavy demand

(Feb. 13, 2012) -- Each RV park or campground directory that is marketed by AGS receives two complimentary 2-foot-by-3-foot corrugated plastic wallboards to display their park information along with the local businesses that advertised in their directory. In most cases, there’s also room for information about things to see and do that encourage the guest to stay longer, said Brian Schaeffer, president of AGS.

Drew Industries reports fourth quarter results

(Feb. 13, 2012) -- Net sales in the 2011 fourth quarter increased 50 percent compared to the 2010 fourth quarter, to $160 million, as a result of a 51 percent increase in Drew's RV segment sales, and a 45 percent increase in Drew's manufactured housing segment sales. Drew's RV segment sales growth exceeded industry wholesale shipment growth largely due to the five acquisitions completed in 2011, as well as other market share gains.

Ingrassia takes over RVDA as Molino retires

(Feb. 2, 2012) -- Mike Molino, president of the RV Dealers Association, announced today that he will step down after 16 years of service as the CEO of the group. The RVDA Board of Directors named Phil Ingrassia, the association’s vice president for communications, as the association’s next president effective April 2.