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RV Industry Rides A Smooth Road To Greater Sales [View]
Source: Wichita Eagle
Published: Wednesday, December 16, 2015.
Summary: These are the days when the salesmen at Wichita-area recreational vehicle dealers can catch up on paperwork, but the holiday slowdown won’t last long. RV season cranks back up in January, and 2016 is looking pretty busy. Following a steady rebound from the recession locally and nationally, the industry projects strong sales this year and next.

RV Travel Is Viable Option In Retirement [View]
Source: Victorville Daily Press
Published: Monday, December 14, 2015.
Summary: Retirement is something that most folks look forward to at one time or another. Where and how to retire is a very big decision. There are so many considerations, and RV travel is one very viable option.

Dispatch: Sportshow Expects Robust Boat, RV Sales To Continue [View]
Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune
Published: Sunday, December 13, 2015.
Summary: Sportsmen’s show is Jan. 14-17 at RiverCentre in St. Paul Boat and recreation sales are expected to be a popular focal point of next month’s Minnesota Sportsmen’s Boat, Camping and Vacation Show in St. Paul. “The thing that I see different from 2015 is in the increase in boat and (recreation vehicle) sales. Every year since the middle of the recession it’s been building....Projections look even stronger,” said Barry Cenaiko, manager of the show, which runs Jan. 14-17 at the RiverCentre in St. Paul.

Just Cool Cars: '49 Art-Deco Bus Becomes Classy RV (Video) [View]
Published: Sunday, December 13, 2015.
Summary: Think of it as the ultimate motor home -- with a historic touch.

If Tim Allen Built An RV, It Would Probably Look A Lot Like This [View]
Source: Digital Trends
Published: Saturday, December 12, 2015.
Summary: We’ve seen all kinds of RVs and campers: expensive ones, even more expensive ones, and retro ones. But the Escape Sport is more of the rugged and industrial variety, while still being stylish. It has a steel frame, aluminum siding, weather-resistant wood, thermopane windows, and insulated floors. The diamond plate steel cabinets and armoire look like they’d be at home in a garage or tool shed.

Tucson RV Park Becomes First In Nation To Use Unique Solar Array [View]
Source: Tucson News Now
Published: Thursday, December 10, 2015.
Summary: An RV park in Tucson is going solar in a big way. It's considered a win all around, especially for Tucson and its economic development. Kampgrounds of America (KOA) officials said it is also a first, a uniquely designed solar array that is the only one of its kind at a recreational facility in the nation.

Visit A Theme Park On Your Next RV Trip [View]
Source: Victorville Daily Press
Published: Monday, December 7, 2015.
Summary: With so many destinations available in California for our RV travels, an interesting question frequently came up in our mail for those who are just passing through or want to visit some of these attractions for the day. Then, some RV travelers move on to their next destination. The most popular of these attractions asked about are Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm, and Universal Studios. We have good news for you RV enthusiasts who wish to make that a one day stop. Also, many folks have not visited Disneyland, Knott’s berry Farm, or Universal Studios for decades.

Industry Outlook Sunny At Annual RV Trade Show [View]
Source: Goshen News
Published: Thursday, December 3, 2015.
Summary: Buyers and sellers of recreational vehicles are full of optimism about the status of the industry and the outlook for the coming year. That’s good news for Elkhart and LaGrange county residents, where the vast majority of RVs are manufactured.

RV Industry Completes Turnaround [View]
Source: ABC News (Associated Press, Chicago Tribune, Washington Times, Providence Journal, Tribune-Review, The Register-Guard, The Columbian)
Published: Thursday, December 3, 2015.
Summary: After a long, bumpy ride, production of RVs has just about returned to where it was before the Great Recession put sales in the slow lane. Overall recreational vehicle shipments from manufacturers to dealers — a key measure of consumer demand — are expected to increase 3.5 percent to 369,100 units in 2015, the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association said Tuesday at the start of an industry trade show in Louisville. Shipments are up for all kinds of RVs, from less-expensive towable ones to stand-alone motor homes. And the industry expects to ride the momentum into 2016, when total wholesale shipments are projected to reach 375,100. That would be the highest total since the pre-recessionary boom times a decade ago.

Camp In Style: $5.6M RV Resort Coming To Pala Casino [View]
Source: Indian Country Today Media Network
Published: Thursday, December 3, 2015.
Summary: In northern San Diego County, a new, $5.6 million, 10-acre recreational vehicle (RV) facility is scheduled to open in late May 2016. The Pala Casino Spa & Resort is expanding with the RV camp featuring 100 full-service sites, ranging in three different sizes. All options include a grassy area with picnic table, hookups for water and sewer, electrical and free cable television service and Wi-Fi, reported The Press Enterprise.

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