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Panel to explore state of RV retail financing at RV Dealers International Convention/Expo
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Top financing experts will explore the current RV retail lending environment during a special panel discussion at the RV Dealers International Convention/Expo on Wednesday, Oct. 6. During “Retail Lending 2010-11,” the panelists will discuss lenders' current and future attitudes toward making RV retail loans, the nature of various loan “buy boxes,” book value trends, and other important issues. Dealers registering by Sept. 3 can save up to 41 percent off the full registration price. More

RV travel sees no recession
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RV travel is booming. Anne Chambers, executive director of the Idaho RV Campgrounds Association, said campgrounds across the state did well after the recession began and are doing even better this year. More people began traveling within the United States after 9/11, Chambers said. After the economy worsened in 2008, people still camped. Even $4-a-gallon gasoline in summer 2008 didn't stop people, though they may have camped closer to home, she said. More

Holidays in an RV make for close families and lots of fun
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The RV industry is celebrating its 100th anniversary with a season that has seen an uptick in sales and interest from renters, likely because RVing is an economical way to travel. The industry estimates there are as many as 30 million RV enthusiasts on the roads today. And while we think of RVers as retirees, the reality is that more recreational vehicles are owned by those aged 35 to 54. More

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Travel writer learns the ropes of motorhome travel in the off-season on Oregon's coast
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Water spritzed his face, like a houseplant being misted. Brian J. Cantwell stirred from his sleeping bag, stretched up in the darkness to close a vent that was letting in rain, then sank back into slumber, lulled by the drumming on his rented RV's roof. For this camping trip in the off-season, when "Northwest" and "rain" tend to be synonymous, the RV made all the difference. Rather than moan about packing up a sodden tent, he could look out from his home on wheels and scoff smugly at the rain. More

Thor Industries names new president
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Thor Industries has named Don Emahiser president of its Topeka-based CrossRoads RV unit. He also serves as president of Thor's Redwood RV division, which is based in LaGrange County. Emahiser replaces Mark Lucas who is stepping down as CrossRoads president. More


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