Indiana Senators Work to Ease RV Financing

Indiana’s two senators have asked the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to bring “much-needed clarity” to the organization’s “ambiguous definition” of the RV exemption in federal manufactured housing standards. On July 16, Indiana Sens. Dan Coats (R) and Joe Donnelly (D) sent a letter to HUD outlining their stance. Mark Bowersox, executive director for the […]

Go RVing Shows RVs at Jamboree in the Hills

The 2014 Jamboree in the Hills country music festival starts today (July 17), and the industry’s national Go RVing marketing campaign has a strong presence at the event. For over 36 years, more than 100,000 fans have flocked annually to the rolling hills of east-central Ohio near the community of Belmont to take part in […]

Go RVing Shows RVs at Jamboree in the Hills

The 2014 Jamboree in the Hills country music festival starts today (July 17), and the industry’s national Go RVing marketing campaign has a strong presence at the event. For over 36 years, more than 100,000 fans have flocked annually to the rolling hills of east-central Ohio near the community of Belmont to take part in […]

RVIA’s ‘13 Industry Profile Shows RV Growth

The good news in the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association’s (RVIA) 2013 Industry Profile released last week is that the RV industry is as strong as it’s ever been. Production and sales are up and the typical RV owner is younger than ever before. The bad news, in turn, is that the bar has been raised even […]

2015 ‘World RV Conference’ Set for Australia 

The 2015 World RV Conference will be held Feb. 25-27 at the Grand Hyatt in Melbourne, Australia. Registration details are expected to be announced in the near future. Sponsored by Dometic Corp., the 2015 World RV Conference follows the successful 2nd Annual World RV Conference, which attracted 216 delegates representing 16 countries from around the […]

RV Week Offers Look at Massive Tri-Level RV

The Travel Channel’s “RV Week” continued Tuesday (June 24) with two more premiere episodes of “Mega RV Countdown” and “Extreme RV.” From Sunday through Thursday, “RV Week” features no less than 11 premieres of RV-related programs, airing every night at 9 and 10 p.m. EDT. “RV Week is a build up for the network’s July 27 […]

‘RV Week’ Showcases Racer’s Marathon Coach

The Travel Channel continued its “RV Week” programming with two more premieres last night, highlighted by a semi trailer Michael Andretti converted into a 53-foot RV. From Sunday (June 22) through Thursday, “RV Week” features no less than 11 premieres of RV-related programs, running every night at 9 and 10 p.m. EST. “RV Week” is a […]

Travel Channel Showcases ‘Over the Top’ RVs

The Travel Channel’s “RV Week” debuted Sunday (June 22) night with four program premieres, including a “Mega” motorhome owned by an 18-year-old who was given the 2009 Millennium Fuego as a high school graduation gift. It may not have the same bite as the Discovery Channel’s Shark Week, but the Travel Channel’s “RV Week” will […]

RV Caucus is Actively Seeking New Members

The Congressional RV Caucus, created last June by Rep. Jackie Walorski, R-Ind., and Rep. Dennis Ross, R-Fla., is looking to create awareness and recruit additional congressmen. Sam Fletcher, legislative assistant for Walorski, told RVBUSINESS.com that letters went out to other members of Congress last week, including the delegation from Indiana, asking them to join the nine […]

RV Travel’s ‘RV Talk Live’ Launches Saturday

The premiere of “RV Talk Live,” a live webcast hosted by RV Travel Editor and Publisher Chuck Woodbury, is slated for noon EST, Saturday (June 14) on the RV Travel YouTube channel. “RV Talk Live” is a 45-minute program featuring Woodbury and an RV expert answering viewer questions submitted via chat, among other features. The […]