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Pantera Sales, Texas Advertising Create Catalog

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Texas Advertising has partnered with Pantera Sales Inc. to produce a 566-page catalog of RV parts & accessories, the company stated in a press release. Pantera Sales is a family-owned business established in 1969 that has specialized in RV parts and accessories for over 20 years. In 1999, Pantera hired Texas Advertising to create a production catalog. “We’re very thankful we selected Texas Advertising over 15 years ago to create our first catalog, which was an award-winning publication with... Read more

RVDA Confab Workshops Focus on Young Execs

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A dozen workshops with topics of interest for younger attendees will be part of the education lineup at the 2015 RV Dealers International Convention/Expo, according to a press release. Topics ranging from leadership to general management and recruitment will be presented in an hourlong format by top speakers, many of whom are new to the convention/expo. Education workshops take place Wednesday, Thursday and Friday during the convention, which runs from Nov. 2-6 at Bally’s in Las Vegas. The first... Read more

RVIA Seeks Tech Academy Trainers in Louisville

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The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) has issued an invitation for companies to provide trainers to teach hands-on technical sessions at the expanded Tech Academy 2016 taking place at the National RV Trade Show being held Dec. 1 -3 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. According to a release, the following requirements must be met for an organization to provide a session trainer: • The company must be a current RVIA supplier member in good standing. • The company must... Read more

A-Liner Introducing a Front Hard Dormer Option

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New hard dormer option from A-Liner Columbia Northwest Inc. announced the introduction of an optional front hard dormer in the company’s A-Liner camping trailer subsidiary. According to a press release, the builder of A-frame style campers is adding the front hard dormer based on success with front and rear Sunbrella awnings along with an already available rear hard dormer. “We like to stay on top of what our customers are looking for in a camping trailer. Adding the front hard dormer as... Read more

Ground’s Broken on Giant Recreation’s New Site

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Site development work has begun on the future home of Giant Recreation World at Florida’s Destination Daytona. The Daytona Beach New Journal reported that the recreational vehicle dealership is expected to relocate into a new 24,000-square-foot complex early next year, according to Tim Karr, general manager. The new facility will include a showroom, service center, offices and storage space, and is being built at a cost of more than $6 million, including the purchase of the 71/2-acre site... Read more

Salt Lake Couple Offer Advice, Tips on Fit RVing

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While traveling with a motorhome or towable may be a vacation, fitness must still be part of the traveling habit, Stef Adinaro said. The Mason City (Iowa) Globe-Gazette reported that Adinaro and her husband James created the website thefitrv.com. The Salt Lake City, Utah, couple offer advice on fitness for RV users and also tips to keep motorhomes and towables “fit.” The couple was in Forest City last week for the annual WIT Grand National Rally. The Adinaros travel in a Winnebago Travato,... Read more

Concessioners Say NPS ‘Lacks Business Savvy’

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Today’s U.S. National Park Service (NPS) lacks business savvy, from trying to micro-manage businesses in the parks to being slow to respond to visitor desires and services, a congressional subcommittee was told by business leaders whose companies operate in the national park system, as reported by National Parks Traveler. Concessioners told the House Subcommittee on Federal Lands that changing business practices and asking park visitors to pay more for services will help reduce the NPS’s... Read more

Forest River Sees West Coast Open House Grow

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Forest River Inc.’s West Coast Operations is expecting between 150-200 dealership personnel to attend its upcoming West Coast Open House, set for Aug. 18-20 at its manufacturing plant in Harrisburg, Ore. Paul Eskritt, a general manager for Forest River, said the company would have as many as 100 units displayed during the three-day open house – mostly towables built by Forest River’s West Coast Operations located in Oregon and California along with a number of other towables and motorhomes... Read more

RVDA Seeks Input on Proposed Overtime Rules

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The Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association (RVDA) is compiling feedback from members regarding Department of Labor (DOL) pending regulations to expand the number of workers who qualify for overtime pay. Based on this feedback, RVDA will draft comments to the DOL in advance of a Sept. 4 deadline, and will share those comments with other associations that want to weigh in on this important labor issue. According to a news release, RVDA is working with the Partnership to Protect Workplace Opportunity,... Read more

Keystone RV Debuting Ultralight Bullet Crossfire

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Keystone Bullet Crossfire interior Keystone RV Co.’s Bullet ultralight division has unveiled the new Crossfire series of travel trailers. Designed to be towed by smaller vehicles and offer families a full-featured alternative to popups or tents, Crossfire is available in both single- and double-axle models starting at only 3,255 pounds shipping weight. “Bullet dealers and retail customers have been asking for a Bullet model with all the bells and whistles at a lighter weight,” said Bullet... Read more

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