(July 26, 2013) — Florida-based luxury RV rental dealer Allstar Coaches has announced two new recreational vehicle rental location openings in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Orange County, Calif., serving business and luxe travel clients.
(July 26, 2013) — “Total monthly wholesale shipments to retailers of all RVs were reported at 30,856 units in the June survey of manufacturers, an increase of 12.1 percent compared to this same month last year,” said Bill Baker, RVIA senior director of communication. “This marked the 18th consecutive monthly total that was ahead of the same month one year earlier.”
(July 26, 2013) — Pikes Peak Traveland announced today that it has been selected to be the official dealer representing the Fleetwood gas powered Jamboree, Bounder, and Storm RVs at the upcoming 5th Annual Fleetwood RV National Rally. The event will be held at the Colorado State Fairgrounds in Pueblo, Colo., from Aug. 2-6.
(July 26, 2013) — “For over 50 years, the Fogdall family has proudly served the Cedar Falls area with top notch service and the best products,” said Lemonis. “Jim Fogdall is a pioneer in the RV industry and has been chairman of the board of the RV Dealers Association, and inducted into the RV/MH Hall of Fame.”
(July 26, 2013) — By solving the riddle and taking a picture of themselves in front of a sign depicting the destination, they can enter into a sweepstakes for a grand prize vacation. This year, the grand prize is a week-long truck camping vacation across New England states complete with airfare for two, use of a Northstar truck camper, pickup truck, fuel and groceries.
(July 26, 2013) — “Providing guidance on how the new health care law impacts our members is a SEMA priority,” said Kersting. “While the employer mandate penalties have been delayed for one year, now is the time to become familiar with the law and confirm that your company will be in compliance.”
(July 26, 2013) — On Saturday, July 27 at 11 a.m., three-year-old Edric (Eddie) Fischer of Grantsburg, Wis., will receive his wish to have a camper through Make-A-Wish Wisconsin with the help of Willie’s RV in Bloomer and Jayco Company.
(July 25, 2013) — The Austin American-Statesman writes that Princess Craft Campers and Trailers has been in the Round Rock area for nearly 45 years, but the new site has an entirely different feel.
(July 25, 2013) — “Our second quarter results are as expected with 11.7 percent sales growth and a 19.7 percent increase in income from continuing operations attributable to TriMas Corporation compared to second quarter 2012,” said David Wathen, TriMas president and chief executive officer.
(July 25, 2013) — The online program, RV ReView, covers the features, benefits and amenities of Ever-Lite’s eight travel trailer floor plans, including deep and shallow slide models from 27 to 35 feet long.
(July 25, 2013) — Net sales for the second quarter of 2013 increased $44 million or 38 percent, to $159.6 million from $115.6 million in the same quarter of 2012. Net sales for the first six months of 2013 increased $83.4 million or 38.2 percent, to $301.7 million from $218.3 million in the same period in 2012.
(July 25, 2013) — Safeco’s Milematch is easy to enter. RVers simply upload a photo of their RV’s odometer, and if the digits match (or come the closest to matching) the number selected in a weekly drawing, then they win one of several prizes to be given away.
(July 25, 2013) — “Everybody is going to want to play this game, whether you are at the beach, in the campground or at an RV rally. You don’t have to be an all-star or athlete to join in the fun. This is a multi-generational game and I can see 10-year-olds competing against the grandparents or the kids in the site next to them at the campground,” said Zagami.
(July 25, 2013) — Hallmark of Kansas City filmed a short story this week at Basswood Resort in Platte City.
(July 24, 2013) — Employees from Camping World of St. Augustine have teamed with the Good Sam organization to volunteer at the St. Augustine Humane Society with a variety of activities as part of Project Good Samaritan, writes the St. Augustine Record.
(July 24, 2013) — “Our wireless remote systems have been well received for several years,” said LCI Vice President of Sales Andy Murray. “Our customers requested that we integrate this wireless technology into our leveling systems, and now several RV brands are using the product.”
(July 24, 2013) — Pete’s RV Center Business Manager Kyle Williams was recently presented with his tenth consecutive Circle of Honor Award for excellence in providing clients with extended vehicle warranties, the company has announced.
(July 24, 2013) — We have always stressed how important it is to be sure your business address and all pertinent information is listed with the various search engine mapping systems. Well, that has just become vital to your success on the Internet. The Google/Yahoo/Bing mapping systems are now featuring your Internet location more than ever.
(July 24, 2013) — Cequent Performance Products will be exhibiting at the Outdoor Retailer show beginning on July 31, 2013, in Salt Lake City, Utah, the company announced today. The Cequent booth (BR707) will feature the ROLA Dart Cargo basket, a selection of bike carriers, rooftop cross bars and other cargo management products.
(July 24, 2013) — The staff at Pacific Coachworks rejected a union vote to organize employees in late June by a two-to-one vote, the company announced today. “I think our employees have come to realize the company is not as bad an employer as they were led by some to believe,” Bashaw told RV Daily Report.