Top

Murabito Joins Winnebago Board of Directors

February 23, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Winnebago Industries Inc. of Forest City, Iowa, a leading RV manufacturer, today (Feb. 23) announced the appointment of John Murabito to its Board of Directors, effective April 1. Murabito will also sit on the human resources committee and the nominating and governance committee of the board. Murabito is the executive vice president and chief human resources officer of Cigna Corporation, a global health insurance company with 2016 annual revenues of approximately $39 billion. Other roles Murabito... Read more

VIDEO 3: Dealers Take Four Wheel Campers Trip

February 23, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Four Wheel Pop-Up Campers, a Woodland, Calif.-based manufacturer of truck campers, entertained members of its dealer base last summer with a camping trip, spending spent five days and four nights traveling through Wyoming. To view the video, scroll to the right side of the RVBUSINESS.com home page or click here.  Read More →

Camping World to Issue 2016 Earnings Report

February 23, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Camping World Holdings Inc., the nation’s largest network of RV-centric retail locations, Wednesday (Feb. 22) announced that its financial results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal 2016 will be released after market close on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. The company will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss the financial results. Investors and analysts interested in participating in the call are invited to dial 888-259-8724 (international callers should dial 1-913-312-1453)... Read more

SylvanSport Adds Ottawa, Houston Dealerships

February 23, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

In a company release Wednesday (Feb. 22), SylvanSport of Brevard, N.C., announced two new dealers — Ottawa Camping Trailers in Ottawa, Ontario, and Amazing RVs in Houston, Texas — have begun carrying the manufacturer’s award-winning GO camping trailer and the revolutionary ‘GO Easy’ adventure trailer According to the release, GO has been called the “Swiss Army Knife of camping trailers” and the “Coolest. Camper. Ever.” by National Geographic Adventure. The... Read more

Snowbirds Adding to Florida’s Bottom Dollar

February 23, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

According to a report by the Ocala Star Banner, the sector of the economy in Florida’s Marion County that serves snowbirds appears to be alive and well, a decade after the first rumblings of the Great Recession. Ocala Sun RV Resort is a case in point. The motorhome campground on Southwest County Road 484 is planning an expansion to begin in April that will add 200 lots and more than double its capacity, hopefully in time for next winter. Kandi Torres, Ocala Sun’s office manager, said... Read more

Heartland Announces Major Expansion Project

February 22, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Thor Industries Inc. announced Tuesday (Feb. 21)  that its Heartland Recreational Vehicles LLC subsidiary will undergo several building projects in 2017 that will add more than 500,000 square feet of production space to its Indiana campuses in Elkhart, Middlebury and Howe, as well as its West Coast operations in Nampa, Idaho. Construction of the new facilities, which are said to be in response to the growing demand for Heartland’s travel trailers, fifth-wheels and toy haulers, is expected... Read more

Dometic Plans Giveaway at Good Sam Show

February 22, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Dometic CFX refrigerator Dometic has generated a buzz recently with its CFX line of Portable Refrigerator/Freezers, a newer product consumers are calling “a game-changer.” The company will be hosting a giveaway each day of the Good Sam RV Super Show taking place Feb. 23-26 at Arizona’s Phoenix International Speedway. According to a press release, show attendees can visit the Dometic booth at B22 to enter the drawing for a chance to win a CFX-28. No purchase is necessary. Winners will be... Read more

NTP-STAG Canada to Sponsor Tech Bursaries

February 22, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

The Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association (RVDA) of Canada announced Tuesday (Feb. 21) that NTP-STAG Canada will be the title sponsor for its 2017 RV Technician Bursary Program. Through the agreement, the national association will again be able to offer financial assistance to Canadian RV service technicians in their educational endeavors. The RVDA of Canada awards 11 bursaries, or scholarships, valued at $1,000 each and one bursary at $1,500 to eligible RV technicians in all Canadian provinces... Read more

REV Group will Issue 1Q Earnings on March 7

February 22, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

REV Group announced that it is planning to release its first quarter 2017 results after the market close on March 7. The company will also hold a conference call to discuss its results at 11 a.m. EDT on March 8. The Milwaukee-based specialty vehicle maker, which builds motorhomes under the Monaco, Fleetwood, American Coach and Holiday Rambler brands, reported in January that it expected to raise $231.4 million in its initial public offering (IPO) and use the money to pay down long-term debt. The... Read more

Torklift Intros Stow N’ Go Truck Camper Step

February 22, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Torklift International, the Sumner, Wash.-based manufacturer of hitches, camper tie-downs and stabilizers for all types of camper and towing requirements, debuted a new product to the GlowStep line called the Stow N’ Go truck camper step. Specifically designed for secure step storage during transit, the Stow N’ Go step has a simple deployment and fully adjustable connection all the way to the ground, eliminating the need for a booster step. “The Stow N’ Go truck camper steps are easily stowed... Read more

Lance Camper Winner ‘Surprised and Excited’

February 22, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Tom Gaither, Nancy Burbott, Dan Burbott and Bob Rogers. When Dan Burbott answered the phone and was told by Tom Gaither, western show director for 64th Annual California RV Show, that he was the winner of 1475 Lance Ultra-Light Travel Trailer, he thought it was one of his friends playing a joke. But, according to a release from Lance Camper Mfg. Corp., the Upland, Calif., resident soon realized it was true and he couldn’t believe he was the lucky winner of the camper, valued at $30,376. Even... Read more

Author Tries to Answer Tiny Home Questions

February 22, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Editor’s note: In a lengthy report for the San Juan Islander, Merri Ann Simonson, a managing broker and sales manager for Coldwell Banker San Juan Islands Inc., provided some insight as to the legal allowances and ramifications of the Tiny Home movement in this island community off the coast of Washington. It serves as a worthy synopsis to the Tiny Home conundrum nationwide. Below is an excerpt of that report. Click here to read the full report. If you have been watching HGTV recently,... Read more

Indy’s ‘Outdoor Expo’ to Feature Tiny Homes

February 21, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

For consumers who “camp, fish, rock climb, boat or just simply enjoy the outdoors,” organizers suggest they mark their calendars now to attend the Midwest Outdoor Expo, which is March 24-26 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind. Accoding to a release, the expo will feature hundreds of exhibitors from all over the Midwest showcasing outdoor lifestyle services, gear, accessories, food and much more. The Midwest Outdoor Expo is debuting in Indianapolis this year by bringing together... Read more

Roundtable Submits Testimony to Congress

February 21, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

The Outdoor Recreation Industry Roundtable (ORIR) delivered testimony earlier this month to two key Congressional committees outlining decaying roads, huge amounts of deferred maintenance, dated and worn-out campgrounds and large expanses where lack of broadband access threatens safety and enjoyment. Committed to strategically work together for the benefit of American outdoor recreation as a whole, the ORIR is a coalition of 14 outdoor industry associations — including the Recreation Vehicle Dealers... Read more

Thor Motor Coach Ushers In Challenger 37YT

February 21, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Thor Motor Coach’s Challenger 37YT, the fifth model in the company’s gas-powered Class A line, has the “power and dependability to travel the country during summer vacation or year-round,” the Thor Industries Inc. motorhome manufacturer announced today (Feb. 21). According to the release, the Challenger 37YT offers the perfect combination of luxury and functionality, starting in the living room with dual opposing slideouts. The expanding leatherette sofa, Always-In-View 40-inch... Read more

« Previous PageNext Page »

Bottom