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Thor, Jayco Trailers, Winnebago Turnaround Key To RV Story In 2016 [View]
Source: Investor's Business Daily
Published: Friday, May 20, 2016.
Summary: In 2015, RV shipments from manufacturers to dealers hit their “best annual total since 2006,” according to the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association. That’s a 4.9% year-over-year increase to 374,246 units, it said, including a 7.6% jump in motorhomes and a 4.5% rise in towables (think travel trailers and toy haulers that have to be hitched to the back of another vehicle). Lower gas prices were the biggest factor contributing to last year’s pop in shipments, RVIA Western Show Director Tom Gaither told IBD. Lower interest rates and tame inflation also help.

In Elkhart, Post-Recession RV Sales Boom Strains Workforce (Audio) [View]
Source: WFYI Indianapolis
Published: Friday, May 20, 2016.
Summary: It's all part of the RV lifestyle, which Martin says hasn't changed much -- despite some ups and downs. "I lived through the recession. Just watching the industry really just slow down and watching the city just become quiet was -- it was a scary time," he says. "And to see it come back relatively quickly... I'd rather have these problems than any other problems."

The Bronco RV (Video) [View]
Source: KDVR-TV
Published: Friday, May 20, 2016.
Summary: Lazydays RV is opening up a new location in Loveland that will be the largest indoor RV showroom in the nation! To kick off the grand opening, they’ve partnered with the Broncos to create a special Bronco’s motor home!

National African-American RVers Association Hosts Week-Long Rally In Goshen [View]
Source: The Elkhart Truth
Published: Friday, May 20, 2016.
Summary: Around 100 RVs and their owners have made the Elkhart County Fairgrounds their home this week during the National African-American RVers Association’s Central Region Rally.

Bronco Mendenhall's RV [View]
Source: The Roanoke Times
Published: Thursday, May 19, 2016.
Summary: Now along comes this piece from Andrea Adelson of ESPN, describing the logistics of Mendenhall moving his family across the country when he left BYU for UVa. Adelson writes that as they wait for their property in Ivy to be renovated, they're living in a 44-foot RV. "You'd never think a head coach of a Division I program would be living in an RV and truly enjoying it," assistant Marques Hagans tells Adelson. "But that's what separates him."

Happy Trailers To You — Boom In Small RVs [View]
Source: SFGate
Published: Thursday, May 19, 2016.
Summary: During the Super Bowl, a lodging alternative to expensive hotels became a cult hit, “Skip the hotel and rent an RV.” With the vacation season imminent, the familiar tune in Northern California and much of the nation seems to be, “Skip the hotel and buy an RV.” Many who have vacationed in rental recreational vehicles in recent years have decided to buy them for this coming summer.

This Stylish Camping Trailer Is Probably Better Than Paying Rent [View]
Source: Yahoo.com / Lifestyle
Published: Thursday, May 19, 2016.
Summary: Whether you’re seeking to make a monumental change in your life, or just get away for the weekend in comfort, the Timberleaf Camping Trailer is a compelling choice of quarters.

Here's How To Plan The Best RV Trip Ever [View]
Source: Country Living
Published: Wednesday, May 18, 2016.
Summary: Hit the road this summer with these handy tips.?

RV Leaders Focus On Millennials [View]
Source: South Bend Tribune
Published: Wednesday, May 18, 2016.
Summary: Doug Gaeddert, general manager of Elkhart-based Forest River, said baby boomers are expected to continue driving the industry’s success for the next decade, but Gen-Xers and millennials will continue playing a more important role. The average age of RV buyers has dropped during the past decade, a trend that is expected to continue.

The RV State? Idaho Popular With The Hotel-On-Wheels Tourist [View]
Source: Idaho Statesman
Published: Tuesday, May 17, 2016.
Summary: The tourism division within the Idaho Department of Commerce recently commissioned an “image study” to find out what potential tourists know and think about Idaho. Among the findings were that tourists who fall into the “active family” and “outdoor enthusiast” categories are interested in RVing and camping, as opposed to staying in hotels or vacation home lodging.

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