Day: December 20, 2013

(Dec. 20, 2013) — “The RV industry traditionally shuts down between Christmas and New Years,” said Editor Greg Gerber. “So we are going to take a little break ourselves and come back focused and refreshed for what appears to be a very busy new year.”

(Dec. 20, 2013) — “With Seiki’s commitment to the RV industry and MITO’s commitment to world-class service, we are confident that we can not only deliver the best LED HD TV and sound bar value to the industry, but also be on the leading edge of affordable 4K Ultra HD technology,” said Maloney.

(Dec. 20, 2013) — “UFP has a long and successful history in the marine industry, which is an important adjacency for Dexter Axle. We look forward to strengthening our relationship with UFP’s customers as well as offering Dexter’s customers access to UFP’s premium products.” said Dexter.

(Dec. 20, 2013) — There were no 25th Anniversary coffee mugs or commemorative mouse pads to pass out for this marketing firm. Instead, on Dec. 16, they rented the Lerner Theatre in Elkhart, handed out free popcorn and pop to attendees, and showed the holiday classic “It’s A Wonderful Life” to their clients, families and friends in the Elkhart area.

(Dec. 20, 2013) — The $3 million to $5 million proposal will add approximately 63 guest cabin sites and 72 RV sites, along with a recreational area including a swimming lake and beach, mini golf course and volleyball and basketball courts, the Daily Union reported.

(Dec. 20, 2013) — “Not many people know that the agency’s first ever client was a caravan manufacturer and we’ve always been big fans,” Webb told the Manchester Evening News. “Caravanners take an average of nine holidays every year so they are among the most ‘active’ and aware holidaymakers out there.”

(Dec. 20, 2013) — Nobody was injured in the fire, but the fire destroyed the 35-foot RV, which the family was living in while their home was being remodeled. The blaze also caused minor damage to the exterior of the home, the Livingston Daily News reported.

(Dec. 20, 2013) — Revenues in the quarter were $2.8 billion, down from $3.2 billion in the fourth quarter of 2012. “Operationally, we hit our plan this quarter, and we ended the year with an order backlog that is up 26 percent compared to this time last year. Those are just two examples of the continued progress we are making on our Drive to Deliver turnaround plan,” said Clarke.

(Dec. 20, 2013) — With the arrival of the holiday season, the Cequent Performance Products (CPP) teams are giving back to area charities. Three CPP locations – Plymouth, Mich., Tekonsha, Mich, and Mosinee, Wis. – partnered with festive philanthropies, the company announced today.

(Dec. 20, 2013) — Extensive Gallup research shows that when employees are engaged they are less likely to leave their employer. Even when provided with a hypothetical scenario that would provide financial security for life, those who are engaged at work are much more likely than less engaged workers to say they would continue in the same job.

(Dec. 20, 2013) — announced today the company donated a $500 gift card to a local Orlando family in need. The company was inspired by sports blogger and technical support associate, Jay Banks, after learning that he would be donating his yearly bonus check to the family to purchase toys and gifts.

(Dec. 20, 2013) — County Conservation Director Nick Beeck told county supervisors in Plymouth Tuesday that, with their financial support, the conservation board hopes to construct a campground, restroom and shelter house in the River’s Bend Wildlife Area.

(Dec. 20, 2013) — With two new VW T5-based launches, customers are set to be offered a host of modular layout options. Both are aimed at offering buyers a range of options to help them maximize their vans’ versatility.

(Dec. 20, 2013) — “We agree whole-heartedly with RVBusiness’ recognition of the Trend,” said Degnan. “The Trend and the Viva!, are true game changers. They are fuel-efficient, unique and innovative motorhomes that we believe will take the industry by storm.”

(Dec. 20, 2013) — Campgrounds and holiday parks in the Bay of Plenty are gearing up for large visitor numbers to the region, following stable growth in guest nights for the year to October 2013.

(Dec. 20, 2013) — North Charleston is trying to attract a large outdoor retailer using state tax incentives as bait. Project Blue, the code word for this project, is hoping to be announced January 1.

(Dec. 20, 2013) — The Long Pine Key Campground at Everglades National Park re-opened Thursday and features newly paved roads, campsites and parking.

(Dec. 20, 2013) — The Caravan & Camping Show returns to Birmingham’s NEC, 18 – 23 February 2014 and advance tickets are on sale now.The Show is the UK’s biggest start of season showcase and last year attracted over 83,000 visitors.

(Dec. 20, 2013) — The Fuddfest country music festival and camping event is being discontinued. Fuddfest had a small but loyal group of campers each year. As attendance shrank it became more difficult to book musical acts.

(Dec. 20, 2013) — Gizmag spent a good chunk of the year exploring shows like the Dusseldorf Caravan Salon to find the most interesting rolling field shelters – from camper vans, to camping trailers, to roof tents and more.


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