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2406, 2021

Business Community Asks for Taxes to be Returned Gallery Business Community Asks for Taxes to be Returned

By |June 24th, 2021|Categories: RV|

In response to the Legislative Fiscal Bureau report anticipating that the State of Wisconsin will end its’ fiscal year with a significant surplus, The Coalition to Repeal Wisconsin’s Personal Property Tax is asking the Governor and the Legislature to return a small portion of the surplus dollars to the business community by fully repealing the personal property tax. The coalition wants to applaud Speaker Vos and Majority Leader LeMahieu [...]

806, 2021

Dealer Registration Now Open for 2021 RV Dealers Convention/Expo

By |June 8th, 2021|Categories: RV|

Registration for the 2021 RV Dealers Convention/Expo, set for November 8-12 at Paris Las Vegas, is now open. The convention/expo will be returning to an in-person format and bring together dealers, manufacturers, and RV industry business partners for the premier dealer education and networking event of the year. Click here to register. The RVDA Convention/Expo Committee and staff are working hard to bring dealers relevant educational content and new speakers. Updates [...]

106, 2021

National Park Service Kicks Off Great Outdoors Month

By |June 1st, 2021|Categories: RV|

Written By: RV News June kicks off summer 2021 with Great Outdoors Month. The National Park Service (NPS) provided a top-10 list of visitation tips to encourage the public to “Plan Like a Park Ranger” this summer. National park visitation is increasing and expected to grow through the season, NPS stated. Amid the pandemic’s recovery, many parks and local businesses are operating with reduced or limited services, schedules and staff. [...]

1705, 2021

Find Your Adventure During Free Fun Weekend

By |May 17th, 2021|Categories: RV|

MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is hosting the 9th annual Free Fun Weekend June 5-6. Park admission fees, fishing licenses and trail passes will be waived for Wisconsinites to find their adventure outdoors. "We truly have something special here in Wisconsin, especially when it comes to outdoor recreation opportunities," said DNR Secretary Preston Cole. “Explore a state park, hit the trails or try your hand at [...]

1005, 2021

WI Outdoor Office of Recreation New Website

By |May 10th, 2021|Categories: RV|

Office of Outdoor Recreation Website A new online home, the Office of Outdoor Recreation website is full of resources for you, including the Outdoor Business Directory. Find research, educational webinars, the popular Outdoors COVID-19 Toolkit, and ways to engage with the Office. Find us now at: Outdoor Business Directory For the very first time, the outdoor recreation industry is united by a single comprehensive directory. The new Outdoor [...]

505, 2021

Campground Association President Completes Media Tour

By |May 5th, 2021|Categories: RV|

By RV News Staff Kampgrounds of America (KOA) sent its President and CEO Toby O’Rourke on a satellite media tour to share findings from the 2021 North American Camping Report and talk continuing camping popularity. O’Rourke’s journey completed April 21. Appearing live from the Greensborough KOA Holiday at Lake Oconee near Atlanta, she kicked off the camping season by participating in 29 interviews with U.S. media outlets. “Camping saw [...]

2904, 2021

Shorter Trips, State Parks, And Outdoor Recreation Trending With New RV Buyers

By |April 29th, 2021|Categories: RV|

By: RV Industry Association Staff New data into the motivation and trip preferences of people who purchased RVs since the onset of the pandemic reveal trends towards shorter trips and a preference for state parks. Less than one-third of new RV owners took trips more than 300 miles in length. Rather, the majority of new buyers (54%) opted to stay closer to home with trips under 200 miles. With [...]

2704, 2021

Social Media Advertising

By |April 27th, 2021|Categories: RV|

“Dealer advertising” is a broad term, and it includes any messages presented to the public promoting a product or a service. This means that messages posted to public social media accounts—Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and others—face the same scrutiny as print or website advertising.   Required Disclosures Social media focuses on using short messages to grab consumers’ attention, but you still need to provide proper disclosures and avoid crafting your [...]

2503, 2021

2021 RV Dealers Convention/Expo Set for November 8-12

By |March 25th, 2021|Categories: Convention, Learning, RV Dealer, RVDA, Training|

The 2021 RV Dealers Convention/Expo is set for November 8-12 at Paris Las Vegas. The event is presented by RVDA -- the National RV Dealers Association -- RVDA of Canada, and the Mike Molino RV Learning Center. This year’s convention/expo will be a hybrid of in-person and online meetings bringing together dealers, manufacturers, and RV industry business partners for the premier dealer education and networking event of the year. [...]

2403, 2021

National Campground Association Releases Consumer App

By |March 24th, 2021|Categories: Campground, Camping, Hiking, RV, Swimming, Trails|

The National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds released the new mobile app where consumers will be able to search for campgrounds and find information such as: A park overview Directions to the park Park features including sites options and recreational opporutnities plus park amenities Photos of the park Links to the park’s website, social media and review sites Learn more at and get camping! [...]

2303, 2021

The National Park Service Launches New App

By |March 23rd, 2021|Categories: Campground, Camping, Hiking, National Parks, Outdoors, Parks, RV, Trails, Travel|

The new National Park Service has launched its brand new official app that provides maps, must-hike trails, food recommendations, and more for all of the 420+ parks. Simply titled "National Park Service," the app is available for free on Android and Apple and boasts a staggering number of features, like accessibility information, lodging reservations, hike suggestions, audio tours, restaurant hours, and maps available to download for offline use. [...]

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