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Indiana State Parks offers spring camping discounts

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(Feb. 22, 2017) -- Those who book a new campsite, family cabin or rent-a-camp cabin reservation for one or more consecutive weeknights (Sundays through Wednesdays) between April 16 and May 24 will receive 25 percent off of their reserved weeknights at the time of booking. Read More »

Canadian retail sales declined 0.5% in December

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(Feb. 22, 2017) -- Sales at automobile dealers declined 2.5 percent in December, largely in line with an earlier-reported drop in unit vehicle sales in the month following an outsized sales pace in November. Sales of motor vehicle and parts were still up 3.9 percent from a year ago in December. Read More »

S.C.: Myrtle Beach approves giant water attraction

Myrtle Beach water attraction

(Feb. 22, 2017) -- Commercial Recreation Specialists will design the "enormous floating playground or obstacle course" that will include a series of inflatable slides, runways, jumping pillows, and bouncers, all connected together and floating in the lake. Read More »

Pennsylvania couple sues Dixie RV, Thor Motor Coach

gavel and dollars

(Feb. 22, 2017) -- The plaintiffs hold Thor Motor Coach and Dixie Motors responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to perform repair work in a good and workmanlike manner so as to bring vehicle into conformity with the warranties and refused to buy back the defective vehicle, the Louisiana Record reported. Read More »

California man sues Grand Design over warranty

Auction gavel and money

(Feb. 22, 2017) -- According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Nov. 5, 2016, he suffered economic damages from purchasing a travel trailer manufactured by the defendant, which already exhibited numerous defects in material and workmanship upon purchase, the Northern California Record reported. Read More »

Tiffin responds to new factory service policy

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(Feb. 21, 2017) -- "The reality is that offering normal day-to-day service for older coaches here at Red Bay is not a practice that can be supported long term as our population of Tiffin Motorhmes in use increases," said Patton. "Our coaches last longer than ever, and at the current low rate of attrition, we could easily have 90,000 to 100,000 units in use by 2025." Read More »

ORIR testifies before Congress re: infrastructure

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(Feb. 21, 2017) -- The Outdoor Recreation Industry Roundtable delivered testimony outlining decaying roads, huge amounts of deferred maintenance, dated and worn-out campgrounds and large expanses where lack of broadband access threatens safety and enjoyment. Read More »

Heartland recalls three RVs to correct label

Product recall

(Feb. 21, 2017) -- Heartland Recreational Vehicles is recalling three 2017 Sundance recreation trailers because the federal certification label on these vehicles may not have the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) listed on the label, NHTSA warned. Read More »

Jenkins, Huxford join National Indoor RV Centers

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(Feb. 21, 2017) -- “Both Tadd and Shaun are tremendous individuals, their past experience and knowledge of this industry is invaluable to the growth of NIRVC," said Davis. "I look forward to working with both of them to further the success of our company and the brands we carry.” Read More »

Tiffin announces shift to RV service policy

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(Feb. 20, 2017) -- Regular service will be performed only on Tiffin motorhomes that are within four years of the original purchase date. However, any Tiffin motorhome may go through express bay service that requires work by two service technicians working a maximum of three hours once every 60 days. Read More »