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Damon to Increase Motorhome Production

In an announcement that seems counter to national trends, motorhome manufacturer Damon Corp. will add 10% to its production work force and increase by 25% output of A-body gas and diesel pusher coaches at its Elkhart, Ind., plant. “We are operating two different...

Senators Challenge Fee Cuts for Smokies

Tennessee Sens. Bill Frist and Lamar Alexander are trying to ensure the Great Smoky Mountains National Park can keep all the fees it collects, according to a report in the Knoxville News Sentinel. The nation’s most-visited park on the Tennessee-North Carolina...

Onan RV Names Enyart to Replace Coon

Cummins Power Generation (CPG) announced late Wednesday (June 29) the appointment of Garry Enyart (right) as Onan’s director of RV business, replacing Richard Coon who recently left a 30-year career with Cummins to assume his new role as president of the Recreation...

Campground Survey Forecasts Busy Fourth

The Woodall’s/ARVC RV Park and Campground Survey estimates occupancy at privately operated campgrounds nationwide this Fourth of July holiday will be 75% on July 1, 83% on July 2 and 80% on July 3. Reservations are already ahead of last year by 2%. This means...

Curomax Partners with Bank of the West

Curomax Limited announced today (June 29) an agreement with San Francisco-based Bank of the West to enhance the bank’s United States recreational vehicle and marine lending capabilities. According to a press release, the Internet-based service becomes available...

Budget Dispute May Close Minnesota Parks

State parks in northwest Minnesota stand to lose hundreds of thousands of dollars this Fourth of July weekend as a result of a state budget dispute that could shut down governmental offices Friday (July 1), according to a report in the Grand Forks (N.D.) Herald. The...

Fate of City-Owned KOA Still Unresolved

The debate over a city-owned Kampgrounds of America (KOA) franchise in Rusk, Texas, continues. After ruling to place the campground up for sale, the Rusk City Council reversed its decision and is now looking into new financing opportunities to help fund improvements...

Gulf Stream Beefs Up EnduraMax Lineup

Gulf Stream Coach Inc. added to its line of EnduraMax Class C toy haulers with the introduction of the single-slide model 6370 during the company’s Open House June 3 at its Nappanee, Ind., complex. Gulf Stream management said the new 37-footer stresses cargo carrying...