(Jan. 31, 2012) -- PRVCA released America’s Largest RV Show’s 2012 Show Drawing Kit and space reservations are rolling in, the group announced today. The deposit deadline to participate in the drawing is April 2, and the actual show drawing will be held May 9 at the Hershey Lodge in Hershey, Penn.
(Jan. 31, 2012) -- The 1-year-old SeeDealerCost.com website is now listing what it claims are invoice prices and suggested manufacturer retail prices for several Dutchmen, Keystone, and Heartland brands -- along with a few Jayco, Forest River, CrossRoads, and Coachmen brands. Heartland’s Brady said if a dealer was the source of pricing information, he or she may have violated the company’s dealer agreement.
(Jan. 31, 2012) -- Central Hawke's Bay District Council is prosecuting the owners of Triple R Lifestyles, Richard Cuthbert and Jackie Gibbes, for failing to comply following a longstanding dispute over their Takapau motorhome site, reports Hawke's Bay Today.
(Jan. 31, 2012) -- “The Lacey Act was meant to give federal agencies the power to go after criminal enterprises that were knowingly trading in illegally sourced plant and plant products, but by making the scope of laws and products covered by Lacey so vast, Congress made it virtually impossible for law-abiding companies to comply – thereby creating unknowing and unintended ‘criminals’ out of honest, law-abiding business owners and consumers,” said Wald.
(Jan. 31, 2012) -- The RV Industry Association's recent local RV retail show publicity efforts have resulted in show information and RV lifestyle stories being published in multiple media outlets this year. "Coverage has been positive with the focus placed on innovative products as well as the large crowds and strong sales being reported at the shows," said Bill Baker.
(Jan. 31, 2012) -- According to a study by the National Academy of Science, a growing population of huge pythons appears to be wiping out large numbers of raccoons, opossums, bobcats and other mammals in the Everglades, reports the Seattle Post Intelligencer.
(Jan. 31, 2012) -- The high cost of gasoline and airfare, coupled with an unstable economy, have local resort representatives expecting a boom in inexpensive, close-to-home vacations for the 2012 season, reports the Evansville Courier & Press.
(Jan. 31, 2012) -- EK2 TPMS wireless tire pressure monitoring systems are based on the latest wireless sensor technology. Newly designed, flow through sensor technology (EK215G) allows users to add or remove air from tires without removing sensors. This new, low maintenance designs saves time and money for RVers, said Holmes.
(Jan. 31, 2012) -- Out & About Live reports that the White Arches Caravans Group is celebrating its 40th Anniversary by giving away a total of £5,000 worth of prizes to 40 lucky winners.
(Jan. 31, 2012) --"Although this quarterly increase was weaker than expected, it still managed to represent a modest improvement relative to the third-quarter 2011 consumer spending increase of 1.7 percent," said Ferley. "However, we assume that strengthening labor markets at the end of 2011 will start to provide a modest boost to consumer spending in the current quarter with the pace of growth strengthening slightly to 2.5 percent."