Lussier appointed GM of Coast Canada

(Feb. 29, 2012) -- The Coast Distribution System today announced that Sylvain “Sly” Lussier has been appointed senior vice president and general manager of Coast Canada. Lussier is relocating to St. Bruno, Canada to direct Coast’s Canadian operations and oversee the company’s growth.

Full-time RVing is a great way to see America

(Feb. 29, 2012) -- Al and Bonnie Parsons have a retirement lifestyle most of us could only dream of. Every summer, they live in their 35-foot Winnebago motorhome and work as volunteer interpretive rangers in the national parks. And when they’re not volunteering in the national parks, the Parsons travel around the country visiting family and friends. They spend the winter at Voyager RV Resort in Tucson, where they own a “park model.”

Why should you camp with kids?

(Feb. 29, 2012) -- But by taking her children to remote places, often in areas with little or no cellphone coverage, Mapp finds she can hold lengthy conversations with her children without interruptions from text messages or phone calls. And when she involves her children in outdoor activities, such as hiking or swimming or climbing over boulders, everyday tensions, worries about school or work, disappear, and family can connect with each in ways they can never achieve at home.

New Go RVing "AWAY" ads hit the air

(Feb. 29, 2012) -- “The industry’s response to the new AWAY campaign when it was unveiled at RVIA’s Louisville show last December was tremendous,” said Olson.  “We are confident that consumers will also respond with enthusiasm, driving traffic to our new website and to dealers.”

Attendance strong at RVIA Trouble Shooter Clinic

(Feb. 29, 2012) -- “We are very encouraged by the strong participation in this week’s Trouble Shooter Clinic, which is the second trial with the new format change,” said Hopkins. “The reaction to the track-based curriculum from the industry has been very positive, and we look forward to enhancing this approach for future clinics.”