Jac Hanemaayer didn’t want to wrestle with a big RV on camping trips — become a “weekend bus driver.” So he designed a compact one and had it built. That 1975 Dodge Ram propelled a fledgling Kitchener, Ontario company to become North America’s premier maker of Class B motorhomes. The Toronto Star reported that while […]
Another great crowd was reported from the 27th annual Inland Northwest RV Show and Sale, held Jan. 22-25 at the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center in Spokane, Wash. “The show went extremely well,” said the show’s manager, Steve Cody of Delcreek Productions Inc. “Hundreds of RVs were on display, both inside the fairgrounds and outside. We […]
The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association’s (RVIA) public relations team team is again collaborating with show promoters and reporters to produce media coverage of local RV shows and generate exposure for RV travel with consumers. This effort has helped create media buzz about consumer shows with stories appearing in markets in Texas, Minnesota, Florida, Wisconsin, Kentucky, […]
(Jan. 30, 2015) -- An economical and convenient alternative to pop-up or tear-drop campers, the GearWagon 125 Camper provides outdoor enthusiasts with 137 cubic feet of cargo carrying capacity for hauling everything from bicycles, motorcycles and ATVs to camping equipment, sporting gear and lawn and garden tools, the company noted
(Jan. 30, 2015) -- I can assure campground owners that dissatisfaction regarding wireless service will only grow as the Internet is not going away. I urge the outdoor hospitality industry to develop a wireless service standard which campgrounds and RV parks must meet in order to advertise the availability of wireless service. Failure to do so only invites government intervention over deceptive advertising.
Lazydays RV recently celebrated the grand opening of the new Airstream Store at its Tucson, Ariz. location. According to a press release, nearly 200 people gathered to celebrate the 2,000-square-foot store, which opened earlier this month. Tim Sheehan, CEO of Lazydays and CFO Randall Lay were present at the ribbon-cutting alongside Chris Trapeni, general manager of […]
(Jan. 30, 2015) -- Nearly 200 people gathered to celebrate the new store which opened earlier this month. The Airstream Store at Lazydays features 2,000 square feet of all things Airstream paired with Lazydays’ promise of an unparalleled customer experience, the company explained in a press release.
(Jan. 30, 2015) -- A proposed license fee increase for food service, lodging, and campground establishments failed to make it past a Senate committee.
(Jan. 30, 2015) -- TriMas Corporation announced today that its Lamons business was recently approved to manufacture API 6A ring type joints out of its Wulfrun Wolverhampton facility in the United Kingdom.
(Jan. 30, 2015) -- The State Bond Commission has approved more than $9.9 million for repairs and construction at Hammonasset State Park in Madison, Conn., Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced today.