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Midweek holiday brings options for taking a long break
The Associated Press via The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
For the first time in five years, Independence Day falls on a Wednesday, leaving travelers unsure which end of the week to turn into an extended break. Travel agency AAA projects that 42.3 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home between July 3 and July 8. That's roughly the same amount who traveled in 2007, the last time July Fourth fell on a Wednesday. When the holiday fell on a Monday last year, 40.3 million people traveled. More



RV dealer opens an RV museum
Austin American-Statesman    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
RVDA member Jack Sisemore and his son, Trent, opened an RV museum this spring behind their Amarillo, Texas, RV dealership, Sisemore Traveland. It showcases RVs they've bought and lovingly restored over the years. Inside a 6,000-square-foot metal building, the RVs are staged with picnic tables and other camping paraphernalia. The first RV you see when you walk in is a 1948 Flxible bus used in the 2006 Robin Williams movie "RV," which plays in a constant loop on a TV screen near the long red-and-white bus that Trent Sisemore hunted down in a Hollywood studio. More

Gas is even cheaper for Fourth of July
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Gasoline prices have dropped about 8 percent in the past month. The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline was $3.19 in Lee County, FL, down from $3.47 a month ago, according to the Fuel Gauge Report published by the AAA, the Oil Price Information Service, and Wright Express. The price is even lower in other parts of Florida, and a couple of stations near Ocala have gas for under $3 a gallon. The national average is $3.35 a gallon. More

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'The Road to Opportunity' is lined with new convention speakers
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The 2012 RV Dealers International Convention/Expo, themed "The Road to Opportunity," will offer 40 75-minute workshops, and more than 40 percent of the presenters are new. In addition, there will be one panel Super Session, two general sessions, and three 75-minute panel discussions. All four of the panel discussions and one of the general sessions include a new speaker. So dealers will see plenty of new faces and hear fresh perspectives at the show, which runs October 1-5 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. More



RV industry on the road to recovery
Los Angeles Daily News    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Mark and Kimberly Clemens are traveling cross-country in their new 33-foot RV for a July Fourth family festival in Owensboro, KY, and are enjoying the freedom their rig provides. "If you see a point of interest, you can stop and check it out," says Mark Clemens. "You get to see a lot more than you do at 35,000 feet." The Clemenses will have plenty of company at the campgrounds they visit along the way — the RV sector is on the road to recovery. "We're having the best year we've had in several years," says Bo Beaubrixey, general manager at the Camping World dealership in Valencia, CA. "All the campgrounds are full this season." More


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Promotion group sees economic improvements
The White Mountain Independent    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Economic signs are pointing upward at the Hon-Dah Resort-Casino in the White Mountains of Arizona — RV spots are completely booked up for the summer, according to Ann Groebner, the resort's public relations director. That news is even better, she said, when you consider that the resort added 100 new spots since last year, and they all filled up. More



Research and Markets adds report on the $2 billion U.S. RV parks market
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The U.S. RV parks market is so large that Research and Markets, an international market research firm, has added the "Recreational Vehicle Parks" report to its offerings. The U.S. industry includes more than 4,000 parks and campgrounds with a combined annual revenue of more than $2 billion. More

How to keep your online business information secure
The Wall Street Journal    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Information-technology security is essential to protect your business against hackers and viruses that could bring your computer system — and your business — to its knees. With enough safeguards in place, hackers will look for easier targets. Change default passwords and account names when installing new computers or software. And use encryption software to protect customers' financial information from theft during transactions. Or outsource the job to a company like eBay Inc.'s PayPal unit. Encryption also is vital to protect your company's internal information — personnel files, financial accounts, and other data. More

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Winnebago factory showcased on Discovery's 'Destination America'
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Winnebago Industries Inc. was the star of "American Factory," which recently aired on Discovery Network's "Destination America," a specialty television channel that launched in May. Produced by Electric Sky Productions Ltd. and narrated by Christopher Cook, the show took an inside look at the RV brand "that's been leading the way for half a century." More


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10 things I learned RVing across the country with a dog
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One woman, one RV, an energetic canine companion, and a nation to cross — read Susan Rigby's story for 10 invaluable tips about how to travel with a pet. More
 

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