“Having such and amazing group of talent creating a real difference in their organizations means the future is very bright for our growing industry,” said Crawford.
“She left us peacefully at the UCSF Medical Center in San Francisco after a long fight with cancer for the past three years,” Newt Kindlund said. Together they founded the RV industry’s first publicly-owned national RV dealership chain, Holiday RV Superstores.
About a year ago, Mike and Jennifer Wendland bought the domain name RVLifestyle.com. Over a several month period, they quietly changed their logos, social media groups and finally, over the weekend, the URL of the blog from roadtreking.com to RVLifestyle.com.
“The 2019 show closed with record numbers and brisk sales. The 16 dealers and 100-plus booth exhibitors were pleased with both attendance and sales, and a parts and accessory store on site saw a 12 percent sales increase. The outlook for the rest of the year looks bright,” said Young.
In his new role, Kendall will lead LCI’s team of lean directors and direct VAVE (value analysis, value engineered) team activities across all divisions within the company to support lean improvements and operational efficiencies.
TH2, a joint venture between Thor Industries and Tourism Holdings Limited, announced that it has named travel industry veteran Daniel Hest as its new CEO, succeeding Bob Wheeler who will return to focus on his role as President of Airstream, Inc. In his new role, Hest will be responsible for leading TH2 into the next phase of its growth and development.
Fraserway RV has donated $275,000 toward replacing the building that was destroyed by the Elephant Hill fire in 2017.
As the self-storage landscape becomes ever more competitive, site operators are exploring all options for increasing business and market share, seeking ways to produce a better return on investment. One idea is to add the lucrative option of vehicle storage, namely for boats and RVs.
Creative RV, among the six Northeast Florida RV dealers taking part next month’s 2019 Jacksonville RV MegaShow is enjoying its current niche — specializing in towable recreational vehicles.
At Know Your Team, we put a lot of thought — and more than four years worth of research and fine-tuning — into crafting get-to-know-you questions that would be as non-cheesy as possible, and elicit meaningful and memorable responses from the team.
“The prospects can be unnerving, but I came away encouraged, with more clarity about how transformative technologies and a new generation of thinking can take our world into the next stage of globalization, and make it more decent, democratic and distributed,” said McKay.
There was a story published today on the New Atlas blog site announcing Ford would start selling Class B motorhomes this spring through auto dealerships in Europe. I found the story intriguing for a number of reasons, and wondered what impact that could have on the North American RV market should automakers here see a similar opportunity. This type of arrangement has potential to really shake up the American RV market.
(Jan. 25, 2019) — Oregonian’s participation in outdoor recreation activities saves the state $1.4 billion annually in healthcare costs, according to a report released recently by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD).
(Jan. 25, 2019) — GoAllOutdoors.com has ranked the best and worst winter states in the U.S. for outdoor recreation. The rankings were created through research and analysis from multiple data sources covering climate, public land and geographical features. Each category given a defined weight in the ranking data.