Day: February 15, 2012

(Feb. 15, 2012) — The Cairns Post writes that thousands of visitors and millions of dollars are at stake if tourism operators and communities do not adapt to the evolving self-drive market, according to the Touring Markets Workshop Report, which was released Monday.

(Feb. 15, 2012) — Based on survey results, RVers are more committed to paying higher fuel prices and traveling in 2012 as compared to 2011. In 2012, the majority of RVers responded that they would travel until fuel prices reached $8 per gallon, while only 7.4 percent of RVers would pay $8 per gallon in 2011, said Kidd.

(Feb. 15, 2012) — California’s outdoor-recreational industries are teaming up to tell Congress to reject the Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act, which they say is an assault on public lands, reports Public News Service.

(Feb. 15, 2012) — “The transition of this final household is a huge success for our agency, the state, the city, local nonprofits, and all others who contributed to helping return normalcy to New Orleans and those who live here.”

(Feb. 10, 2012) — RV buyers will be able to take advantage of very aggressive pricing on all the newest 2012 models at the Montgomery RV Show, March 2 through 4 at the Renaissance Convention Center, organizers announced today.

(Feb. 10, 2012) — The Greater Philadelphia Outdoor Sportshow returns to the Expo Center in Oaks Feb. 16 to 19 where gear for hunting, fishing, boating and camping from hundreds of exhibitors will be on display.

(Feb. 15, 2012) — This weekend’s popular show, the 50th annual Springfield RV Camping and Outdoor Show, opens Friday for four days on the grounds of the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield. The show is geared for anyone starting in camping, looking to upgrade, or for anyone who just wants to see what is new on the market, reports

(Feb. 15, 2012) — The Salt Lake Tribune writes that hundreds of potential RV buyers, as well as families thinking about planning an outdoor vacation, will gather starting tomorrow for the annual Utah Sportsmen’s, Vacation and RV Show at the South Towne Expo Center in Sandy.

(Feb. 15, 2012) — The 48th annual Milwaukee RV Show is at the Wisconsin State Fair Park Exposition Center, Thursday, Feb. 23 through Sunday, Feb. 26. This is Wisconsin’s largest RV show with over 90 exhibitors, RV dealers, and campground and resort owners.

(Feb. 15, 2012) — RVs, boats, ATVs and more will be displayed at the Jamestown Civic Center this weekend for the annual Sport and Recreation Show, reports the Jamestown Sun.

(Feb. 15, 2012) — “We are very excited to have Dave join our company as the new director of marketing. He has a wealth of experience and a tremendous amount of energy. His talents are sure to make this newly created director-level position a success,” said Baer.

(Feb. 15, 2012) — The Tourism Industry Association of BC (TIABC) and the host associations of the BC Hospitality Industry Conference are pleased to announce that they will be merging their two independent conferences into one “super” event. From Nov. 4 to 6, professionals from all regions of our province will meet in Vancouver.

(Feb. 15, 2012) — “Indeed, the level of January’s industrial production is already an annualized 2.7 percent above the average level seen in the fourth quarter of 2011,” said Jeffries. “Moreover, the main source of weakness seen during the last few months (utilities output) has reflected unusual seasonal conditions rather than weak underlying demand.”

(Feb. 15, 2012) — Newly designed amenity grids, pin-friendly maps, top-notch photos, and an easy-to-read font, coupled with our award winning content makes the 2012 Camp-California Guide the best ever, said Sipe. New features in the digital version include audio and video content people can download from iTunes onto their iPhones and iPads.

(Feb. 15, 2012) — “Our goal was to look at both the good and the bad when it came to what current online RV parts stores were doing. All of this eventually culminated into what we feel is a website which is both user-friendly and loaded with a variety of RV parts and accessories.” said Michael.

(Feb. 15, 2012) — “Since the release of the new platform in January, the reception has been overwhelming.  After participating with the recent Stag Parkway show in Vegas, we knew it was something we needed to do.  We had so many RV dealers that truly wanted the store as a stand alone product, that we’ve rewritten our e-commerce store to allow just that.”

(Feb. 15, 2012) — Residents living on smaller lots are struggling to comply with the city’s RV ordinance, so the Ogden City Council is considering changes that would help them, writes StandardNet.

(Feb. 15, 2012) — Two homeless men were arrested Saturday afternoon after police say they helped themselves to food and alcohol inside a parked motorhome near a Mardi Gras parade in Mobile, Ala., reports the Press-Register.

(Feb. 15, 2012) — writes that the Bureau of Land Management has posted a $1,000 reward for information leading to the apprehension and conviction of those responsible for vandalism at the Joe T. Fallini Campground at Mackay Reservoir.

(Feb. 15, 2012) — In an effort to balance their books while still being fair to campground owners, the Fayette County Board of Health passed an emergency resolution to increase campground licenses fees from $12 to $50, reports the Record Herald.


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