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Opinion: RV industry faces deja vu all over again

(Aug. 29, 2017) -- Hurricane Harvey will expand what has already been a record-breaking year for the RV industry. Coming to the aid of Americans impacted by a terrible storm is noble and honorable. However, imposing junk on vulnerable consumers during a time of intense need is a completely different matter. Read More »

American companies entice European caravaners

(Aug. 29, 2017) -- Caravan Salon may be Europe's largest recreation vehicle show, but many brands familiar to American consumers and industry professionals had significant displays hoping to entice caravaners and industry professionals alike to check out American ingenuity. Read More »

German caravan industry leads European growth

(Aug. 25, 2017) -- According to Pfaff, the biggest trends in caravan demand in Europe are to make units compact, ensure better mobility, make it easier to set up, increased connectivity while traveling, increased comfort and more individual design options. Read More »

Caravan Salon opens strong in Dusseldorf

(Aug. 25, 2017) - “Needless to say, the secret to success is the complete package: Visitors can look forward to a complete market overview, numerous global premieres, innovations, and current trends as well as exciting side events for the whole family,” said Schafer. Read More »

Podcast 149 features The RV Show USA

(Aug. 24, 2017) -- This week’s guest is Alan Warren, the founder of The RV Show USA. He wants everyone to have fun in their RVs and to share their stories of adventure with others. The RV Show USA is a radio show that is broadcast over the internet, but is also available to radio stations across North America. His guests on The RV Show USA often include some of the RV lifestyle’s biggest YouTube stars and bloggers, but he also features individual RV owners that have wonderful stories to tell. Read More »

NASCAR legend boycotts Camping World

(Aug. 21, 2017) -- NASCAR legend Mark Martin today cancelled an order for a $150,000 RV after Camping World CEO Marcus Lemonis told his customers not to shop at his stores if they agreed with President Trump. Read More »

Podcast 148 features Workamper News

(Aug. 17, 2017) -- Workamper News now represents more than 7,000 employers and sends daily newsletters to 28,000 people living the RV lifestyle by working short-term gigs for those employers. Working in conjunction with the National RV Training Academy, Workamper News has developed a new workstudy program that allows workampers to bank hours and apply the value accrued to tech training. Steve Anderson explains how that program works and how it will benefit workampers as well as the campgrounds and RV dealers that employ them. He also describes the upcoming Workamper Rendezvous event planned for Oct. 16 to 20 in Heber Springs, Ark. Read More »

Stargazing parties attract travelers to Utah

(Aug. 18, 2017) -- Star parties, gatherings of people for the purpose of observing the night sky, can be held from either a fixed location providing dark skies are close-by or travel in your RV and provide stargazing tours to groups at private, state and federal park campgrounds. Read More »

RV Daily Report to cover Caravan Salon

(August 15, 2017) -- "In America, we think an RV show is huge when it attracts 60,000 people and features 50 manufacturers and 150 suppliers. This show will feature 350 suppliers, 130 manufacturing brands and 2,100 different types of recreation vehicles," said Gerber. Read More »

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 »