Due to the impact the crisis is having on the RV industry and following recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, The RV Industry Association (RVIA) has decided to cancel “RVs Move America Week.” RVIA related in a statement to members that “first and foremost, our concern is for our members, their families, […]
The RV Industry Association (RVIA) will be hosting two webinars in its efforts to provide members with the latest information on how the recovery bills passed in Congress and executive orders across the country are affecting businesses as well as the latest information on the virus and how companies can protect your employees. On March […]
KOA President & CEO Toby O’Rourke issued a short video Sunday (March 29) to update those in the camping and outdoor industry on the status of KOA camping in light of the COVID-19 situation.
Gary Bunzer, a 2016 inductee into the RV/MH Hall of Fame, is in a Seattle, Wash., hospital after having been diagnosed with COVID-19, according to a Saturday (March 28) report on RVTravel.com by Chuck Woodbury, who happens to be Bunzer’s neighbor. According to the report, Bunzer is in intensive care in critical but stable condition. […]
Editor’s Note: The following is an update from the RV Dealers Association (RVDA) of Canada reporting on the recent pronouncement by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the country’s measures to combat the coronavirus. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a series of new measures increasing support for businesses and workers across Canada. A key […]
Newmar Corp.’s three-day 2020 Dealer Meeting, originally planned to begin today (March 30) at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, was transformed into a live webcast Sunday (March 29). Scrapped because of the COVID-19 (novel Coronavirus) outbreak, the Indy meeting instead was produced, filmed and broadcast from Newmar’s state-of-the-art customer service center in Nappanee. Only […]
When national, state and local governments issued stay-at-home orders shutting down many private and public campgrounds and public lands, an estimated one-to-two million full-time RVers were potentially left homeless. Across Facebook full-timer groups, the sense of fear and panic was palpable. “Full-timers” consist of thousands of construction, energy, and medical workers, living mobile out of […]
Several RV makers are accusing a Canadian import broker of inflating currency exchange rates and overcharging them by millions of dollars. The Elkhart Truth reported that the five companies say in a lawsuit against Winnipeg-based Frontier Supply Chain Solutions Inc. that the customs broker and consultant fraudulently bilked them out of millions of dollars. They […]