COVID-19 Exposes the Refund Problem in the Travel Industry

COVID-19 Exposes the Refund Problem in the Travel Industry

Don Wells booked with Fantasy RV Tours for an 8-day San Antonio visit that was set to take place last April and a 5-day vacation to see Albuquerque’s famous Balloon Festival in October. For over 40 years, Fantasy RV Tours have offered guided Caravans and Rallies around the world. And...

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RVs Finally Get a Standard Model-Year Changeover

RVs Finally Get a Standard Model-Year Changeover

Unlike automobile manufacturers, who release new vehicle model year entries during the late summer, the RV industry has long held no such standard. RV model year changes currently take place throughout the calendar year, varying from manufacturer to manufacturer and even from model to model, making it difficult for consumers...

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Thor Motor Coach Revamps Class A Diesel Styling

Thor Motor Coach Revamps Class A Diesel Styling

Thor Motor Coach’s Palazzo, Aria, Venetian and Tuscany lines have been restyled and modernized for model year 2021.

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Airstream Refreshes Flying Cloud Décor for 2021

Airstream Refreshes Flying Cloud Décor for 2021

Airstream has unveiled a completely redesigned interior décor for the 2021 Flying Cloud.

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When Will RV Shows Return?

When Will RV Shows Return?

RVs are more popular than ever as Americans reel from airline travel and hotels, concerned about their health and safety due to the coronavirus. RVs are the ultimate socially distanced travel. Yet the biggest tool RV dealers and manufacturers have in the box to hawk their wears — the RV show — is a crowded, germ-friendly affair. Are RV shows likely to return anytime soon?

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RV Sales & Rentals Skyrocketing as Americans Avoid Air Travel

RV Sales & Rentals Skyrocketing as Americans Avoid Air Travel

Over the last two months, the unemployment rate in the U.S. has jumped from below 4% to over 14%, and some analysts expect it to reach highs of 25% before the pandemic is over. That, along with health and safety closures, had caused devastating hits to sales of products at...

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Dozens of Florida RV Parks Offer Free Housing for Health Care Workers

Dozens of Florida RV Parks Offer Free Housing for Health Care Workers

Photo: Park model rentals at the Spanish Main RV Resort in Thonotosassa, one of many Sun RV resorts in Florida offering free one-month stays to health care workers to quarantine from their families. 62 RV parks in the state of Florida have banded together to provide a month’s worth of...

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Camping World & Gander Begin Curbside Pick-Up and other COVID-19 Adjustments

Camping World & Gander Begin Curbside Pick-Up and other COVID-19 Adjustments

RV product retailers Camping World and Gander RV announced Thursday evening several changes in operations to help customers retain access to RV necessities while limiting potential exposure to the COVID-19 virus. An email to customers from Camping World Holdings CEO Marcus Lemonis stated that effective immediately, Camping World and Gander...

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FMCA Cancels August Convention in Lincoln, NE

FMCA Cancels August Convention in Lincoln, NE

The Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA) has announced the cancellation of their fall convention scheduled for August 26-29, 2020, at the Lancaster Event Center in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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RV Parks Plead to Stay Open: “We Are an Essential Service”

RV Parks Plead to Stay Open: “We Are an Essential Service”

Campgrounds are seeing an uptick in reservation requests from traveling nurses, many of whom use their RVs as their self-contained home while they are on temporary assignment at hospitals and other medical facilities across the country.

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