(May 31, 2012) -- The RV Industry Association retained Edward Han to serve as the director of Asia affairs to help coordinate the association’s efforts in China and serve as a liaison with the Chinese and Japanese governments. In this role, Han will pursue RVIA’s China initiatives and promote U.S. products to the Japanese market. This includes working with the governments from both countries on standards and regulatory issues.
(May 31, 2012) -- This week's recipe is for pepper shrimp. Chris from Somerville, Texas, submitted this week’s recipe. She has had an RV “of some kind for many years” and particularly likes the retro styles.
(May 31, 2012) -- Launched earlier this year with the introduction of the redesigned GoRVing.com, the mobile site quickly and easily allows visitors to be introduced to the web site’s full array of information, including searching for an RV dealer or campground. More than 93,000 web visitors have come through the mobile site and nearly another 10,000 have used their smartphones to scan the QR codes in the “AWAY” print ads to reach the mobile site.
(May 31, 2012) -- RVs have had a strong presence in the media this spring as the RV Industry Association continues its aggressive media relations outreach. Media reports reflect messages promoted by RVIA about the benefits of RVing and the RV industry’s recovery.
(May 31, 2012) -- New York state parks were supposed to ban smoking this summer, but NYC C.L.A.S.H., a New York City group, challenged the rule and the ban was suspended. Compliance is now voluntary until a new official policy is put in place, reports the Olean Times Herald.
(May 31, 2012) -- The storm that hit the Village Green Family Campground in Brimfield June 1 left a trail of devastation. One person was killed and 95 of the 97 trailers on the property were destroyed. But now, almost a year later, new trailers line the plots where piles of debris once stood, writes NECN.
(May 31, 2012) -- Alabama residents Will and Ammie Akin considered two options in a vacation home: A condo in Tuscaloosa or an RV they could take to Tuscaloosa, but also to the beach or lake. They decided on a 2012 Airstream International Serenity Trailer, writes Over the Mountain Journal.
(May 31, 2012) -- Located at GE Capital Fleet Services' headquarters in Eden Prairie, Minn., the center allows GE customers to experience electric, natural gas, propane, hydrogen and other formats of alternative fuel vehicles.
(May 31, 2012) -- California State Parks Director Ruth Coleman has signed an agreement, permitting Palomar Mountain State Parks and its popular campgrounds to remain open for the next three years, reports U-T San Diego.
(May 31, 2012) -- FOX2now.com reports that on Sunday, Jeff Pemberton, a worker at the Arapaho Campground near Sullivan, was beaten beyond recognition, suffering wounds to his ear, eyes, jaw, head, nose, arms, legs and shoulder.