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Opinion: Lemonis urges Camping World boycott

(Aug. 21, 2017) -- Last week, Emperor Marcus Eralius Augustus Tiberious Lemonis, the part-time CEO of Camping World and full-time star of his reality TV show, The Profit, urged his customers to boycott Camping World. Not all customers, mind you, just those who believe in free speech and an America-first policy. 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 »

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 »