Ohio Supershow Posts Record Gate of 50,000

Organizers of the 2019 Ohio RV Supershow at the Ohio I-X Center in Cleveland — one the industry’s first key RV shows — reported that attendance for the Jan. 9-13 event set record numbers for the venue. The show is billed as the largest indoor RV show in America and this year earned its reputation […]

Boondocker Network Grows to 1,484 Host Sites

Kitchener, Ontario-based Boondockers Welcome continues to build membership for its online, peer-to-peer network of campsite hosts and camper members. The network offers sites in the U.S. and Canada with free overnight camping from one to five days. “We’ve been around for six years,” said co-founder and CEO Marianne Edwards, noting the network includes a handful of hosts in […]

‘The Wright Guide’ Growing Publishing Legacy

Despite officially turning over his publishing company “The Wright Guide” to his son and daughter-in-law in 2015, Don Wright continues to have a hand in day-to-day operations. “I’m supposed to be semiretired since turning over our books and publishing company to my son, Thad, and daughter-in-law, Joyce,” said Wright, the former copublisher of newsletter “RV […]

Owasco RV Settles in at New Ontario Facility

Retailer Owasco RV recently moved from its original location in Whitby, Ontario, to its newly-built facility just 10 minutes away in Clarington. According to the company, it moved into the new 30,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art facility officially on Sept. 21 with grand opening events held the week of Oct. 18. The move and expansion are significant […]

RV Country Breaks Ground for 8th Dealership

RV Country, formerly Paul Evert’s RV Country, just broke ground on a new sales and service facility in Sparks, Nev., representing the company’s eighth selling location in addition to a stand-alone service facility. “We just started last Monday so the crew is out there moving dirt now as we build this dealership from the ground up,” […]

Chinook Set to Go Into Full Production in 2019

Chinook Motor Coach Corp. (CMC) has been quietly building its entry into the Class B motorized and towable RV markets over the past 18 months.  In July of 2017, RVBUSINESS.com reported that the Las Vegas, Nev.-based Class B motorhome builder was setting up shop in Elkhart, Ind., investing nearly $2.5 million to potentially create over […]

CalARVC Exec to Talk Regs at Glamping Confab

The Global Glamping Conference, set for Nov. 27-28 at The Westin Long Beach in Long Beach, Calif., will spotlight the growing industry with a panel of speakers and a wide variety of vendors promoting the lifestyle.  According to the event website, glamping is defined as offering glamorous, luxury camping experiences in prime areas that maximize […]

Vintage Wagon, ‘Eagle One’ Coach Given to HOF

Two new additions have been added to the museum collection at the RV/MH Hall of Fame, including a Conestoga-style wagon and a motorhome called “Eagle One.” “The old wagon has been restored to a beautiful condition and we believe it to be circa 1885,” said Darryl Searer, president of the RV/MH Heritage Foundation Inc. “The Eagle One is […]

CWRV Shuttle Brand Launched for Local Drivers

The RV industry cluster in and around Indiana’s Elkhart County depends heavily on shuttle operations as a vital link to the delivery of RVs across North America. One of the largest carriers, CWRV Transport, is now branding and managing its local shuttle contractors to operate independently under the CWRV Shuttle name. According to Rob Jackson, […]