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NATDA’s online buyers guide now live

NATDA online buyers guide

(May 25, 2017) -- Now, manufacturer information is easily searchable through the NATDA website. Visitors will be able to search for manufacturers by company name, plus have the option to filter manufacturers by trailer type and state, NATDA explained. Read More »

N.C. RV dealer Bob Ledford died May 20

Bob Ledford

(May 25, 2017) -- He owned and managed Bob Ledford's RV and other dealerships for more than 40 years in the Asheville area. He was also actively involved with his son at Bob Ledford's RV & Marine in Greer, S.C. Read More »

Aramark gears up for summer travel season

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(May 24, 2017) -- Aramark, a food and hospitality partner for national and state parks and other leisure and cultural attractions, is rolling out new programs, enhancements and celebrations at the country's premier travel destinations to help guests relax and enjoy themselves. Read More »

As summer approaches, RV auction values strong

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(May 24, 2017) -- Auction volume was up substantially as motorized increased 20 percent and towables climbed 12 percent. The average selling price for motorized units was $41,149, down $3,230 (7.2 percent) from April. Towables came in at $13,591, up $194 (1.4 percent) from last month. Read More »

OMG Camping to offer Parkit 360 trailer dolly


(May 24, 2017) -- "OMG Camping found a niche market that attracts a new generation of people who enjoy the outdoors," said Houle. "Our innovative time- and labor-saving products are a perfect match for its tech-savvy customer base." Read More »

Airstream, Pedego develop electric bike line

Airsteam electric bike

(May 24, 2017) -- "Airstream customers love the outdoors and the open road, so we are thrilled to partner with Pedego and allow Airstreamers to take their journeys even further with these one-of-a-kind aluminum electric bikes,” said Wheeler. Read More »

Bank of Canada maintains overnight rate of 0.5%

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(May 25, 2017) -- "The tone of the bank’s assessment appears to us to be more upbeat as policymakers gave a nod to both global and domestic conditions having improved with the bank anticipating very strong growth in the first quarter," said Desjardins. Read More »

Lance attends Overland Expo West


(May 24, 2017) -- “Lance was also invited to participate in Nissan’s Titan press event prior to the expo. Media were able to evaluate the capabilities of the Hellwing/Lance Rule Beaker alongside stock Titan trucks while traversing a dirt road to the floor of the Grand Canyon,shrimp tacos.” said Rogers. Read More »

Camping good for New Jersey economy

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(May 24, 2017) -- According to a Recreational Vehicle Industry Association's 2015 economic impact study of New Jersey, the state's RV industry had an overall economic impact of $242 million with RV parks and campgrounds contributing $91.5 million. Read More »

Quebec KOAs now accept reservations in French

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(May 24, 2017) -- “When our website detects a camper using a French-language Internet browser during the reservation process for a KOA in Quebec, they are now able to select their site and complete their reservation in French,” said Reinhardt. Read More »

Gulf Stream Coach debuts two bunkhouse plans

Gulf Stream 19bfd bunks

(May 24, 2017) -- "Initial retail response to the release of the the 19BFD and 23BHS has been quite strong, and suggests the incredibly popular ‘retro-style’ Vintage line will be a big hit with the large family-oriented segment of the RV market for whom bunkhouse-style accommodations are a requirement," said Dennig. Read More »

Rental revenue, fleets expected to grow in 2017

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(May 24, 2017) -- A quarter of those responding to the survey (24 percent) said their rental revenue grew by 50 percent or more in 2016. Another 17 percent said their rental revenue increased 20 to 49 percent, while 22 percent said their rental revenue increased 10 to 19 percent last year. Read More »

Sharman appointed chairman of Spartan Motors

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(May 24, 2017) -- "I'm extremely confident in the ability of the board, the management team, and all of the employees at Spartan Motors to support the momentum that's building as we execute on some of the most exciting growth opportunities in Spartan's history," said Sharman. Read More »