(March 8, 2013) — ARVC this week announced two new member benefits. All ARVC members can now sign up for a free discount pharmacy card through ARVC’s supplier council member, Mass Marketing Insurance Consultants Inc.
(March 8, 2013) — “These positive changes will face headwinds from lower government spending and higher payroll and income taxes,” said Curtin. “While the purchase appeal of RVs will increase, consumers will remain quite price sensitive.”
(March 8, 2013) — Fox News reports another federal employee has come forward to claim the Obama administration resisted efforts to ease the impact of sequester.
(March 8, 2013) — China’s first regulation for the recreational vehicle industry will likely be launched this year, writes China Daily. The first part of the regulation, which deals with camps for recreational vehicles, will go into effect later this year.
(March 8, 2013) — After coming in $400 million over budget following last year’s busy fire season, the Forest Service is altering its approach and may let more fires burn instead of attacking every one, reports the Bellingham Herald.
(March 7, 2013) — ARVC is working alongside the U.S. Travel Association and others on several fronts to develop a strategy to help end this man-made crisis known as the sequester.
(March 7, 2013) — According to police, Gerard “Jerry” Scime, owner of North Country Cottages & Campground in Black Lake, may have had access to a number of youngsters over the years, reports WWNY.
(March 7, 2013) — ARVC, the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds, will host a National Issues Conference offering a unique opportunity to meet face-to-face with members of Congress and other key policy makers to provide valuable input and express concerns about pending legistlation affecting the industry. The conference will be May 7 and 8, in Washington, D.C.
(March 6, 2013) — Learning more about RVing accessibility can help you excel in accessibility, raise awareness, increase revenues, enhance your reputation, and increase customer traffic and repeat business, says RVing Accessibility Group.
(March 5, 2013) — The owners of a medium-sized mobile home and RV park in Farmington, N.M., work with SendMoreLeads.com to reach their audience online. A case study tells how the park went from declining revenues to record-breaking revenues and a waiting list full of RV tenants.
(March 5, 2013) — “Every time I checked into a campground, I was getting hit with a $7 or $8 reservation fee. When I stayed at a state park, that was almost half the price of the nightly rate,” he explained to Campground Daily Report. “I could not understand why a company would need that much money to make an online reservation.”
(March 6, 2013) — When I first started in the credit card industry, 23 percent of all sales of goods or services were on credit cards. Now, because of the increase in credit card debt — most Americans have four credit cards — and because of the influence of debit cards, an astounding 68 percent of all transactions in the United States are now done by using credit or debit cards.
(March 5, 2013) — A New Hampshire Parks and Recreation intern administers a survey to understand more about what New Hampshire State Parks mean to a target age demographic of 18-29 year olds. Looking at the survey results, he finds hiking and social media are popular.
(March 4, 2013) — If you operate a waterfront business, organization or government agency, you can help by applying to become a new loaner site for the BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water’s Life Jacket Loaner Program for Kids.
(March 4, 2013) — – King Insurance is now the exclusive MGA for the AmTrust RV & Mobile Home Park program. A company news release says the program is designed for the average to above average risk and is competitively priced. King Insurance will entertain parks with golf courses, marinas and/or liquor liability exposures.
(March 1, 2013) — Kampgrounds of America has again teamed with Keystone RV Company to offer campers a chance to win a $40,000 Keystone Cougar RV plus a decade of free KOA camping, Kampgrounds of America announced today.
(March 1, 2013) — The Colorado Campground & Lodging Owners Association Convention Grand Junction will be March 11, 12 and 13.
(March 1, 2013) — Separating “fish and wildlife” from “parks” in Montana state government is a delicate operation, one that House Bill 24 seeks to complete and one that legislators say will leave both parts stronger for it, reports the Bozeman Daily Chronicle.
(March 1, 2013) — In New Zealand, a private operator could end up running Queenstown Lakes District Council camping grounds or some could close down after a review found that ratepayers were effectively subsidizing visitor accommodation, The Southland Times reports.