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Winnebago's motorhome order backlog highest since before recession
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Winnebago Industries Inc. reported its highest motorhomes order backlog since before the recession, underscoring the recovery of the U.S. RV market. The largest U.S. motorhome maker said its total order backlog nearly doubled to 1,884 units at the end of the fourth quarter. The company's order backlog for motorhomes was the highest since the fourth quarter of 2007, said Thompson Research Group analyst Kathryn Thompson. More

Space shuttle Endeavor is flanked by RVs on its final journey
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The retired space shuttle Endeavor was flanked by two RVs as it made its historic 48-hour journey through the streets of Los Angeles to the California Science Center. RVDA dealer member El Monte RV provided one unit for the mission control team and another unit for the film crew. Endeavor's crew noted that the shuttle and RVs are similar in that they're self-contained, have plenty of cargo room, and are equipped with everything needed for a long trip. El Monte RV Marketing Director Joe Laing responded that the RVs' bathrooms "are a lot more comfortable." More


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RV Learning Center's 2013 fundraising campaign begins
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Customer satisfaction with a dealership is directly linked to a well-educated dealership staff. Everything the RV Learning Center does focuses on one goal: to educate the dealership workforce so it advances industry excellence. High standards grow the industry and translate into prosperous dealerships. But it doesn't happen without organization, planning and commitment. Your donation to the Learning Center makes you a partner in bettering the industry. More

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RV maker still rockin' down the highway; stock almost doubles in a year
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Thor Industries Inc. grew earnings per share by 27.3 percent in its fiscal fourth quarter, driven by improved markets for RVs and buses. The manufacturer saw RV sales rise by a handsome 18 percent, to just under $770 million. More

Study: Americans camped in larger numbers in 2011
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More Americans camped in 2011, and no, the Occupy Movement was not the reason. During 2011, 42.5 million Americans went camping, up from 39.9 million in 2010, according to a recent study jointly released by Kampgrounds of America Inc., the Coleman Company, and the Outdoor Foundation. The report quotes state park officials who attribute the increase to better weather, lower gas prices, and the overall economy last year. More

Neiman Marcus adds $150,000 teardrop trailer to Christmas catalog    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
One of nine fantasy gifts introduced by North American luxury retailer Neiman Marcus for Christmas 2012, the exquisitely appointed $150,000 Bulleit Frontier Whiskey Woody-Tailgate Trailer is one of a pair of matching limited-edition teardrop camping trailers available to anyone with a love of bourbon, leather, and the open road. The stunning mobile speakeasy features a polished mahogany and ash exterior. More

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Secrets to discovering national parks this fall
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Maybe your children aren't in school yet. Or maybe you want to plan a getaway for the two of you or with a group of your best buddies. Consider the national parks — they're a great bet in fall and a treat for the eyes during a road trip. The weather is cool and delightful, the crowds are gone, and you should be able to get a good spot, whether you're at Yellowstone or a more local park. More

3 tips for family RV travel    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Traveling with children can be a challenge, regardless of their age or mode of transportation. Taking an RV can provide more room and comfort for everyone. The sleeping quarters are much better than even the nicest of tents, and there are more options when it comes to equipment and games. Here are three tips for RV travel. More

It's that time again: RV owners urged to undergo preventative maintenance
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RV owners should schedule preventive maintenance for their units now, before cold weather sets in, to avoid breakdowns that can leave RVers dangerously stranded in the cold. Here are eight recommended maintenance procedures. More

The Horseshoe Curve remains must-see for rail fans
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Fulltime RVers Joanne and Sam Brown, formerly of California, are taking advantage of their freedom of mobility this fall to visit Horseshoe Curve in Logan, PA, considered a holy site by railroad fans. The curve is a mid-19th century solution to getting a train over the Allegheny Mountains, but 21st century travelers still come to witness simultaneously the front and back ends of trains as they grind and screech around the perfect U-shape. More

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Good Sam, Camping World launch 'Project Good Samaritan' for employee volunteerism program
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Good Sam, the world's largest RV owners organization and Camping World, the nation's largest RV and outdoor retailer, announced as part of their 2013 goal to foster corporate social responsibility, the launch of a new employee-related initiative called "Project Good Samaritan." The new initiative will allow staff members to volunteer eight hours of their work time per quarter to causes that are meaningful to them. More

Investing in your staff: 3 ways to boost workplace morale
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Boosting office morale and keeping your employees happy can lead to more productivity and lower turnover rates, helping your business become more efficient and profitable. And it doesn't take much to make a good impression on your work force. Here are three simple ways you can let employees know they’re valued. More

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Easy ways to make your small business buzz worthy
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Buzz doesn't just happen for small businesses. Even the silliest YouTube video tutorial or humorous marketing meme represents thought and insight into the minds of a target market. To stand out in an era of information overload, you need to be ingenious. Business 2 Community has compiled a few ideas that could bring your brand into the spotlight. More

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