(July 30, 2013) — An American lawyer camping in Canada was seriously injured after being gored by a polar bear in Torngat Mountains National Park on Wednesday, reports the Straits Times.
Day: July 30, 2013
(July 30, 2013) — As Tennesseans pack up and head out to their favorite campsites, officials with the State Fire Marshal’s Office urge campers to be aware of carbon monoxide dangers in and around tents and recreational vehicles, reports the Claiborne Progress.
(July 30, 2013) — When businessman Marcus Lemonis needs some help with a deal, he thinks of only one person — his mother, writes the Fresno Bee.
(July 30, 2013) — Surf n’ Stream Campground in Toms River has gotten a whole new look on social media with the addition of its restructured Facebook page, the campground announced today. The site’s purpose is to encourage people to visit Surf n’ Stream and to communicate with other camping enthusiasts.
(July 30, 2013) — Lifestyle Luxury RV announced today that based on its consumer vehicle registrations of fifth wheels sold at dealerships coast-to-coast, over 40 percent of the Lifestyle Luxury RVs have been sold since the brand was founded in February of 2012.
(July 30, 2013) — Service advisors should be more than just managers of the technician’s time and communications between the dealership and the customer. They should be your service salespeople. They should schedule their own time with the customer to upsell service, with an eye on when they can complete the job.
(July 30, 2013) — “In fiscal 2012, Interior’s lands hosted an estimated 417 million visits. The net economic value of a visit to Interior lands varies depending on the activity. For fiscal 2012, value added provided by visitors to Interior sites was estimated to be $24.7 billion, economic output was estimated to be $45 billion and about 372,000 jobs were supported.
(July 30, 2013) — “Consumer Confidence fell slightly in July, precipitated by a weakening in consumers’ economic and job expectations. However, confidence remains well above the levels of a year ago,” said Franco. “Consumers’ assessment of current conditions continues to gain ground and expectations remain in expansionary territory despite the July retreat. Overall, indications are that the economy is strengthening and may even gain some momentum in the months ahead.”
(July 30, 2013) — “We saw that demand for U.S. towables grew by 10 percent for the entire 2012 year, which is why we’re now offering a premier membership plan specifically for owners of towables for the first time ever, in addition to the premier membership for coach owners,” said Krzysiak.
(July 30, 2013) — Sales of RVs in Michigan through May this year are up strongly over 2012 at the state’s 90 dealerships, reports The Detroit News. Michigan dealers sold 5,142 towable RVs or about 2.3 percent more than a year ago, according to MARVAC, which represents the dealers.
(July 30, 2013) – “Over the past few years, Campers Inn has found that in order to achieve a sustainable level of business, we would have to seek and acquire customers from well outside the local area. While this is feasible, it does not fit our model,” said Hirsch. “We do not feel that we would be able to provide the excellent service and value if we actively seek out the long-distance customer by targeting other dealers’ local markets.”
(July 30, 2013) — The Faribault Daily News reports that Lori Ann Schultz, co-owner of Doc’s Dock in Warsaw, has pleaded guilty to selling beer to an undercover cop while the campground’s liquor license was revoked.
(July 30, 2013) — A few months ago, it looked like the city of San Diego had finally found enough money to reopen overnight camping at the Kumeyaay Lake Campground in Mission Trails Regional Park. However, those plans were foiled in June, writes ScoopSanDiego.com.
(July 30, 2013) — On Monday, a Franklin man was arrested for allegedly firing a gun in Brown County State Park in Nashville, reports The Brown County Democrat.
(July 30, 2013) — Suburban conventional burner cooking appliances now feature sophisticated residential style burners, further enhancing the pleasing design of its stylish black cap conventional burner ranges and slide-in cooktops, according to a company press release.
(July 30, 2013) — Santa’s Splash Down WaterPark at Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort in Santa Claus, Ind., opened last week. The new water park features a total of five water slides including two that were previously owned by nearby Holiday World Theme Park & Splashin’ Safari Water Park.
(July 30, 2013) — Camper’s Hill Campgrounds in Wattsburg is marking its 50th anniversary this summer, writes GoErie.com. A four-day reunion is planned for Aug. 15-18 that will celebrate the family-run operation’s history and traditions.
(July 30, 2013) — Second quarter revenues of $4.5 billion increased two percent from the second quarter of 2012. Revenues in North America increased by seven percent and international revenues declined by four percent.
(July 30, 2013) — For the first time in two years, Manitoba’s Spruce Woods Provincial Park is open to campers, reports CBC.ca.
(July 30, 2013) — Specialty Reports, Inc. (SRI), a subsidiary of Sparta Commercial Services, Inc., announced today that Cyclechex Motorcycle History Reports and RVChecks Recreational Vehicle History Reports will begin to include lien information.