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National RV Training Academy takes form

(Aug. 14, 2018) -- The National RV Training Academy received a $700,000 grant to begin construction of the Big Red School House. Now, the group seeks donated RVs and other parts and has launched a work study program in cooperation with Workamper News. Read More »

Household debt reaches new record

(Aug. 15, 2017) -- Today’s report marked the 12th consecutive quarterly increase in household debt, as Americans continue to re-embrace credit as the financial crisis recedes into memory. Read More »

Podcast 147: Marianne Edwards with Boondockers Welcome

(Aug. 10, 2017) -- The guest for podcast 147 is Marianne Edwards, the founder of Boondockers Welcome, a website that connects people who have space on their property with people looking to boondock wherever they travel. The site promises safe, legal and free overnight boondocking on fellow RVers’ property.Boondockers Welcome takes it to a whole new level and introduces a social aspect that many RVers find particularly appealing. People who love RVing can connect with like-minded people by simply letting them stay on their property. It’s a way to make friends and share in other people’s adventures. Read More »

Charging stations keep customers happy, powered up

(Aug. 10, 2017) -- The portable stations can charge between three and eight devices at once, including smartphones, tablets and laptops. It uses Apple and Android certified cabling and also offers a standard electrical outlet and two USB charging hubs. Read More »

Opinion: Congress shows its idiocy

(Aug. 8, 2017) -- That's right, folks. After what was probably hours of contentious, finger-pointing debate, our elected "leaders" finally decided Aug. 2 that it would designated June, which ended 32 days earlier, as Great Outdoors Month. Read More »

Podcast 146 features RVDR Editor Ronnie Garrett

(July 27, 2017) -- This week’s guest is Ronnie Garrett, the new editor of RV Daily Report who took over the publication July 1. She describes a little about herself and her background not only in journalism, but in RVing as well. Garrett outlines her vision for RV Daily Report and describes areas she thinks can be improved, such as adding more videos and publishing more unique stories and production of several “special edition” magazine-like publications that will be delivered online. Read More »

Podcast 145 features Camp Anytime executives

(July 21, 2017) -- The guests this week are from Camp Anytime, a new company with roots to the hotel industry that is entering the outdoor hospitality industry to provide management assistance to campgrounds and RV parks. Camp Anytime supports campgrounds in five key areas. They include operations, revenue optimization, accounting, human resources and sales and marketing. The service offered go far beyond just setting up a website to accept online reservations, it includes identifying areas where growth can occur, expenses that can be reduced and services or amenities that can be added. Read More »

Go RVing Canada releases new website

(July 21, 2017) -- “Whether you’re new to RVing or a seasoned traveler, this new website is your one-stop shop for all things education, inspiration and exploration. We’re very proud of our new website," said Mahony. Read More »

Canadian retail sales rise in June

(July 21, 2017) -- The 0.6 percent increase was boosted by a stronger-than-expected 2.4 percent surge in motor vehicles sales that more than offset gasoline station receipts dropping a smaller than expected 0.6 percent. Read More »

Beyond acquires Rainmaker Consulting

(July 21, 2017) -- "The Beyond leadership team is 100 percent committed to providing our retailers with the exceptional service that Rainmaker has always offered, while expanding Beyond's offerings to serve them even better," said Chad Carr. Read More »

ARVP offers solution to fridge fires

(July 20, 2017) -- “The RV industry has not embraced our product because everyone knows that refrigerator issues are the No. 2 reason for having RVs repaired,” Unmack explained. “Which option would RV dealers prefer? Installing a $135 part or replacing a $1,500 to $5,000 refrigerator?" Read More »

Unique Camping and Marine debuts odor control products

(July 20, 2017) -- RV Sensor Cleaner is a safe, microbial-based cleaning solution is guaranteed to restore tank level gauges overnight without dangerous or caustic chemicals. RV Sensor Cleaner works without driving, so “full-timers” and permanently parked units can resolve sensor problems. Read More »