(June 29, 2012) -- The new RV dealership is located on I-4 just minutes from the current Tampa Camping World location. Plans are to expand the new Long View location to be the largest retail facility in the company’s almost 100 locations. The expansion will include a 14,000-square-foot Camping World retail store and service expansion to more than 50 service bays.
(June 29, 2012) -- Is there a trick to getting customers to refer their friends and family to your dealership? Aside from bluntly asking them to tell their friends about you, there is. But I wouldn't consider it a trick. It's simply offering a superior customer experience. Providing good service won't do it. You must provide GREAT service. Give your customers an experience you know they wouldn't get from your local competitor and you'll begin seeing a growing number of new faces in your showroom.
(June 29, 2012) -- “We’ve noticed a marked increase in Internet traffic as the temperatures climbed over 100 degrees," said Web Manager Chad Bruce. "Being able to browse the entire lot from the comfort of your own home is definitely very appealing. I will also add that the pages on our website that highlight our 25,000-square-foot indoor showroom have also been getting more hits lately."
(June 29, 2012) -- "We always hear that there’s strength in numbers. RVDA is the only organization whose sole purpose is to protect dealer interests. One of the best ways to help the association remain strong and relevant is for all of us to participate in the convention," said Heck. "So I really hope that you’ll find the time and budget to go and also to bring key dealership personnel this year. The investment will pay off in more ways than you can imagine."
(June 29, 2012) -- On Thursday, most of the 30 parks across California that were facing shutdowns starting Sunday won a major reprieve: Parks officials said the budget approved by lawmakers and signed by Gov. Jerry Brown will keep most of them open this year, reports the San Francisco Chronicle.
(June 29, 2012) -- Yahoo! Sports contributor Killeen Gonzalez writes that if you're planning a summer camping trip to Colorado, there are many wonderful Colorado State Parks that are ideal for camping. She gives her picks for five of the best ones.
(June 29, 2012) --Many states had delayed implementing a program, awaiting the court's decision. Now that the law has been upheld, states will begin/continue to implement the law's numerous provisions. RVDA will keep its members informed of important developments as the date for full compliance approaches, said Phil Ingrassia, RVDA president.
(June 29, 2012) -- The Thetford Corporation today announced the sudden death of Mary R. Burrows, 53, the company’s long-time manager of chemical engineering and a true RV industry expert. Burrows died Tuesday night following a bicycle accident near her home in Dexter, Mich.
(June 29, 2012) -- The Poconos’ Wurst Festival, featuring Polish and German themes, is back for its fourth year, July 14-15, at the Shawnee Mountain Ski Area. Festival attendees searching for RV or tent camping accommodations can look to Thousand Trails RV Resorts and Campgrounds in Scotrun, Timothy Lake North and Timothy Lake South, all of which are just a short drive from the festival.
(June 29, 2012) -- After being shut down a year ago so that improvements could be made to the water and sewer system, Half Moon Lake Resort, a long-time Alberta campground southeast of Sherwood Park, is now open to the public, reports Global Edmonton.