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Bob Martin named Thor RV Group president
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Thor Industries Inc. announced that Bob Martin becomes RV Group president today, February 1. Thor's six RV companies — Airstream, CrossRoads, Dutchmen, Heartland, Keystone RV and Thor Motor Coach — will report to Martin, who in turn will report to Peter Orthwein, Thor's chairman, president, and CEO. In addition, Matt Zimmerman, currently vice president of sales for Keystone RV, succeeds Martin as president of Keystone, and David Chupp, currently vice president of finance for Keystone, has been named its chief operating officer. More

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Die-hard Pats fans packing up, rolling out to Indy in RV
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Super Bowl tickets, who needs 'em? When Dante Cassiani and his friends pack up their RV this week for the 950-mile trek to Indianapolis, they know the closest they'll get to Super Bowl XLVI will be watching it on TV in the camper or a nearby bar. And they're fine with that. More

Giants fans planning super RV journey
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"I'm living the Giants dream," said Greg Scharfstein who traveled to five Giants road games this season and would not miss this Super RV journey. "Half the fun is getting there," he said. Another Giants fan, Mike Brown, a firefighter, is planning a big RV trip to the Super Bowl with a bunch of his firefighting buddies. More

RV spots for winter season going fast
Bradenton Herald (Bradenton, FL)    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
With Florida in the midst of its peak tourism season, RV resorts say business is accelerating, fueled by baby boomers who are catching up on trips postponed during the downturn. "We're definitely seeing an uptick," says Bobby Cornwell, executive director of the Florida Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds. The state's 800 RV parks are coming off two years of occupancy rates stuck at 60 percent; this year, it's expected to climb closer to 80 percent. More

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RV dealership's off-peak niche is catering to film crews
The Battle Creek Enquirer (Michigan)    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
In the winter months, RVDA member Krenek RV Super Center's rental clientele turns from families to film producers. Hollywood loves shooting in Grand Rapids and Detroit and frequently rents units from the dealership for use as make-up and wardrobe trailers in such films as "House of the Rising Sun" and "The Blue Falcon." More

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Go RVing ad campaign starts soon
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Go RVing's new, multimedia ad campaign for 2012 starts soon, and dealers are signing up now for the Leads-Plus tie-in program to ensure they get the campaign's full advantage. Leads-Plus prioritizes leads based on how likely individuals are to buy an RV. For more information, click here.

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RV vacations can be cheapest options    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
An RV vacation can be up to 78 percent less expensive than other forms of travel, according to a new cost comparison study commissioned by Go RVing Canada. In all of the comparisons, RV vacations were more economical than any other type of travel, regardless of trip duration, distance or region visited. More

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