Month: November 2023

Storyteller Overland Marks 5 Years with ‘Retro OG MODE’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_rpGphRNKbY The Retro OG MODE has a Selenite Grey Metallic body and orange sunset pinstriping. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Storyteller Overland, an industry leader in the class B RV and super C RV manufacturing space, is celebrating its five year anniversary with the launch of a limited-edition adventure van, called the "Retro OG MODE," according to a release. When Storyteller Overland ...

NHTSA Releases its Most Recent Installment of RV Recalls

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is the latest list of RV recalls compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Per strict NHTSA protocols, manufacturers will next notify its dealer partners of the recall notice. Each notice will include details of the affected vehicles as well as the appropriate remedy. • Winnebago Towable (Winnebago) is recalling 856 2017-2018 Micro Minnie ...

AAA: Time to Talk Turkey and (Thankfully) Lower Gas Prices

WASHINGTON, D.C. — With Thanksgiving fast approaching (and maybe the in-laws), the national average for a gallon of gas is steadily declining.  Since last week, pump prices have fallen six cents to $3.34.  Since the price peak for 2023, the national average has either fallen or remained flat for 60 straight days. “Drivers this Thanksgiving can expect cheaper gas prices,” ...

‘Camper Report Show’ Preps for ‘Caravan Quartzsite’ Trek

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6pmo8fwzw-o The “Camper Report Show” is a weekly feature of Camper Report, which is part of the RV LIFE family of RVing websites that provide RV forums, RV trip planning tools and mobile apps, and one of the largest campground databases around. Co-hosted by Bob Zagami and John DiPietro – RV industry veterans in their own right – the Camper Report Show has partnered with RVBusiness by providing RV industry insider ...

Sunset Park RV Reports Successful ’23 RVDA Convention

From left: Johnny Yoder, Severo Moreno and Bob Fish. SHIPSHEWANA, Ind. – Sunset Park RV, a leading manufacturer of lightweight recreational vehicles, is pleased to announce its successful participation at the 2023 RVDA held at Paris Hotel in Las Vegas. The event was a great success which was attended by dealers throughout North America, exhibitors, and industry partners. "We are ...

Longtime RV Industry Veteran Ronald Duncan Has Passed

Ron Duncan Ron Duncan, formerly of Elkhart, Ind., died November 17, 2023, at his home in Auburndale, Fla., following a stroke, according to his obituary. He was born Sept. 15, 1944, in Good Will, WV, to George and Bertha (Dillon) Duncan. Surviving are his wife, Pamela, Auburndale; son, Shane Duncan, Clermont; stepsons Troy Bontrager, Elkhart, and Tracy (Lissa) Bontrager, Lakeland, ...

Digital Edition of Nov/Dec 2023 RVBusiness Now Available

Sponsored by Patrick Industries, the Digital Edition of Nov/Dec 2023 issue of RVBusiness i snow available. Highlights of this issue include: • Amid Stiff Competition, the RV Suite from Forest River is ’24 RV of the Year • Elkhart RV Open House May Have Been Precursor to Industry Recovery • RV of the Year Top 10 Finalists, Top Debuts and ...

Go RVing Partners with TV Show to Help Family with Cancer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1vqLmmf28FY   A California family rocked by two cancer diagnoses just months apart are showing the world the power of perseverance, optimism, and love, according to a report by the Jennifer Hudson Show, which was further promoted by the RV Industry Association (RVIA) in a News & Insights report. After Californian parents-of-three Zak Salazar and his wife, Cori Salazar, both ...

Jayco Holds Annual Dealer Advisory Council for Service  

MIDELEBURY, Ind. – The Jayco family of companies has announced in a press release that it has held its sixth-annual Dealer Advisory Council (DAC) for Service Nov. 14–16 on the Jayco Middlebury campus. The two and a half day event was hosted by Customer Service and provided an opportunity for dealers to deliver feedback and learn about all of the ...

Video: Senior Execs on Tiffin Motorhomes’ ‘Evolve Strategy’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sPR_bcNZS0g From Tiffin Motor Homes: Hear from multiple leaders at Tiffin as they talk about evolving, and what that means for the future of Tiffin Motorhomes. Leigh Tiffin, President, talks about the evolve strategy at Tiffin. Mark Stupeck, VP of IT, speaks on how automation and optimization better help Tiffin owners. Brad Warner, VP of Product Development, shares his opinion ...

RVWA Assists Habitat for Humanity Build in Goshen, Ind.

RVWA volunteers install upper cabinets during the Habitat for Humanity build event on Friday, Nov. 17. (Photos: Jim Mac/RVBusiness) Val Ronzone, left, and Samantha White of East to West On a gray and overcast morning last Friday, Nov. 17, a group of RV Women’s Alliance (RVWA) volunteers from East to West, Newmar, Winnebago and Century rolled up their sleeves at ...

Outdoor Recreation Generates $1.1 Trillion, Report Shows

https://youtu.be/9anUnjyFIy0 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Even as the economy continues to prove to be slow going overall, a new study released Friday by the Bureau of Economic Analysis and promoted by the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable indicated that outdoor recreation continued to have a powerful economic impact during 2022. So powerful, in fact, that outdoor recreation generated $1.1 trillion in economic output, ...

‘Snowbirds & RV Travelers’ Mag Explores Paddlesports Craze

EDITOR’S NOTE: The November issue of Snowbirds & RV Travelers magazine, which covers the RV lifestyle from a Canadian perspective, is now available at newsstands from coast to coast, including Walmart, Chapters and Shopper’s Drug Mart. Or you can subscribe to the magazine’s print or digital issues. Below is the publisher’s note accompanying this edition of the magazine. Join the Paddlesports Craze ...

RVshare Winner of 2024 Good Housekeeping Travel Award

AUSTIN, Texas and AKRON, Ohio -- RVshare announced today that the peer-to-peer RV booking platform was named as a winner in Good Housekeeping's 2024 Family Travel Awards in the "Best for Getting There & Getting Around" category. The full list of awards can be found on www.goodhousekeeping.com/familytravel2024. RVshare, the largest online community for RV renters and owners, offers the largest ...

Colorado Town Receives Outdoor Rec Roundtable Grant

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) today announced that Monte Vista, Colo., will receive a $10,000 award to grow its local economy and build increased community resilience through outdoor recreation. Through this grant, ORR continues its charge to provide support, information, and resources to rural communities seeking to create economic opportunities through outdoor recreation. This grant is made possible ...

Latest ‘RV Today’ Takes a Look at Snowbird Destinations

EDITOR’S NOTE: The November/December issue of RV Today magazine is now available. Here’s the Publisher’s Note from Demian Ross. Winter is near and for some RVers, that means winterizing and storing the RV. For others, it means heading south. And for those who enjoy the cold winters, it means toughing it out in the snow in their RV. While traveling the country ...

Campspot Releases ‘Best Cities for a Calm-Cation’ Index

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., – After years of 'revenge travel' spent checking off bucket list trips, recent research* by Campspot, the leading camping booking site and campground management platform, revealed a new desire for travelers to return to nature in 2024. A poll of almost 3,000 customers across North America indicated that one in three respondents felt stressed about the economy ...

Oliver RV Adds Multiple Dealer Partners at RVDA Event

PJ Buerger, of Princess Craft RV, is shown inside an Oliver unit on display at the RVDA Convention and Expo in Las Vegas. HOHENWALD, Tenn. – Oliver RV attended the RVDA Convention and Expo in Las Vegas and was able to add multiple dealer partners, according to a press release from the company. "It was very overwhelming and a humbling ...

‘RVing Today’ Show Explores Full-Time RVing Lifestyle

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g0UjU_zN0fY This week, Michelle Fontaine catches up with John Quincy Adams and his wife at a nice Harvest Hosts location and learns all about their new full-time RVing lifestyle. Then, Mark Polk from RV Education 101® shows viewers how relatively easy it is to replace old RV rubber seals — and where to get them. Plus, RV refrigerators take a ...

Season 5 of ‘The RVers’ Returns to Destination America

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJh2Q3Hwzy0 One of the most successful TV programs about RVing will return to the Destination America cable channel this Sunday, November 19, at 8:30 AM. Now in its fifth season, The RVers features a variety of topics based on viewer feedback. “Viewers reach out to us to hear what we have in store for them down the road,” said show ...

KZ Connect Mini, Venture SportTrek 5 Garner Awards

2024 KZ RV Connect Mini CM191BHK EDITOR'S NOTE: In separate announcements, KZ RV and its Venture RV division announced two of their models, the Connect Mini and the SportTrek 5 Touring Edition, respectively, were recognized as Top Debuts by RVBusiness magazines. RVBusiness Names KZ RV’s Connect Mini a Top RV Debut for 2024 SHIPSHEWANA, Ind. – KZ Recreational Vehicles, a ...

Windish RV Opens Airstream-Only Dealership in Denver

DENVER – Windish RV, Colorado’s No. 1 towable dealership, has announced in a press release the opening of Airstream of Colorado, its highly anticipated Airstream-exclusive facility. This service-driven facility located at 6045 Lipan St in Denver, is set to redefine the RV ownership experience, offering customers unparalleled access to the iconic Airstream brand. The expansion to an exclusive store has ...

RV Learning Center Establishes Dan Pearson Legacy Fund

Dan Pearson FAIRFAX, Va. – The Mike Molino RV Learning Center has established a legacy fund to honor the late Dan Pearson, CEO of PleasureLand RV Centers, headquartered in St. Cloud, Minn. The fund honors Pearson’s memory and longtime industry service and was announced during the RV Dealers Convention/Expo in November. PleasureLand RV Centers has pledged a $25,000 matching gift, ...

KOA Announces Winners of Campground Awards for 2023

LAS VEGAS – Kampgrounds of America, Inc. (KOA) announced the winners of its campground awards during its annual Convention in Las Vegas. Founder's and President's Awards Each year Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA) gathers guest surveys from more than a quarter-million campers following their KOA campground stays. That vital guest feedback, paired with the results of an annual inspection process, ...

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