Roadtrek Inc. Earns Legacy as Top ‘B’ Builder

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 […]

SHOW REPORT: Traffic, Sales up in Spokane

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 […]

RVIA Puts Early RV Shows in Media Spotlight

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, […]

GearWagon brings RV experience to small cars

(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

Can campgrounds advertise Wi-Fi if it doesn’t work?

(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 Cuts Ribbon on Airstream Store

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 […]