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Canada gets a tourism boost this year

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(May 19, 2017) -- "The steep drop in the Canadian dollar since oil prices plunged in 2014 has provided a boost to the travel sector," said Cooper. "Last year, a record one in five tourists who came to Canada were from countries other than the United States, double the rate seen a decade ago." Read More »

RVIA releases Committee Week schedule

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(May 19, 2017) -- In less than three weeks, the RV industry will gather in Washington to chart the future of the association and deliver the inspiring message that “RVs Move America” during Capitol Hill Advocacy Day June 7. Meetings are scheduled from June 4 to 8. Read More »

Kelly Price is Entrepreneur of the Year finalist

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(May 18, 2017) -- “Kelly built an amazingly mission-centric company, focused on providing top-notch and transparent service to every agent partner, dealership, and customer we serve,” said Neuenschwander. “Under her leadership, the companies’ focus is on the relationship and belief that taking care of the customer is the core of what we do.” Read More »

Podcast 137: WiFi Ranger SkyPro

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(May 18, 2017) -- This week’s podcast focuses on one of the more troubling aspects of the RV lifestyle which pertains to difficulty connecting to the Internet while on the road. This week’s guest -- Evan Sorenson, a brand developer for WiFi Ranger -- provides information on a new product that can help RVers enjoy better connections – whether using wireless or cellular data. WiFi Ranger’s new SkyPro device works to boost wireless connections, while tapping into multiple cellular carriers to deliver a more consistent experience. Read More »

Kids to Parks Day set for May 20

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(May 18, 2017) -- Nearly 1 million people are expected to get outdoors May 20 for the National Park Trust’s seventh annual Kids to Parks Day. Children, families and schools across the country will celebrate their local, state and national parks at more than 1,000 events. Read More »

Daimler opens new proving grounds in Oregon

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(May 18, 2017) -- The test track is 3.5 miles of highly engineered surfaces that allow engineers to simulate a typical vehicle’s full service life in approximately six months. It cost $18.7 million and sits on 87 acres of property. Read More »

Thousand Trails launches tiny house tour

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(May 18, 2017) -- New York City served as the ultimate setting to kick off this summer's Petite Retreats #TinyHouseRoadTrip with the first official tour stop in Lancaster, Pa., home to the Circle M RV and Camping Resort May 20 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and May 21 from 12 to 4 p.m. Read More »

Airstream, Tommy Bahama offer luxury sweepstakes

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(May 18, 2017) -- The grand prize luxury camping experience includes airfare for two, five days/four nights at a coastal location in a Tommy Bahama Airstream Special Edition Travel Trailer, dinner, a personal shopping trip and a beachside welcome kit with beach gear/accessories. Read More »

Out of cash, Born Free shuts its doors

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(May 18, 2017) -- "The only information I have to post at this time is that the Born Free factory is closed until further notice. When and if the company receives an infusion of additional cooperating capital, then it will reopen," an employee wrote on a forum post. Read More »

RVDA webinar explores intern programs that work

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(May 18, 2017) -- Participants will learn when it is appropriate and required to pay interns, how to effectively structure an internship program, how to best manage Generation X, Y and Z interns, and how to handle the special challenges of supervising short-term workers. Read More »

Jack Crays, RV Traders founder, died May 13

(May 18, 2017) -- Jack Crays, 71, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family May 13 in Gilbert, Ariz. Crays was the founder of RV Traders dealership in Mesa. That dealership has since been sold to Paul Evert's RV Country. Read More »

Enjoy lunch with Lemonis for just $495

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(May 18, 2017) -- At $495 per person, the lunch is pricey, but it does feature a question-and-answer session and gives ticket holders "platinum" level seating, just one section away from the main stage at the Ultimate Wealth and Achievement Summit. Read More »

Cequent offers training to Sky River RV

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(May 18, 2017) -- Miller provided technicians from Sky River's Paso Robles, Pismo Beach, and Buellton locations eight hours of classroom and hands-on training endorsed by the RV Industry Association. Training included brake controls, fifth wheel hitches, weight distribution hitches and wiring. Read More »