RVIA Economic Impact Study

The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association commissioned an Economic Impact Study on the RV industry, released on June 7, 2016. The study found that the RV industry contributes about $49.7 billion in economic output or 0.28 percent of the Gross Domestic Product. Through its production and distribution linkages, the industry impacts firms in 426 of the 440 sectors of the United States economy.

Nationwide, the industry is responsible for 216,170 jobs, both directly and inderectly, creating an economic impact of $37.5 billion. The full study results, along with each individual state and congressional district's economic impact is available on the website by clicking here .

European Tourists Snagging Prime Canadian Camping Sites

Thu Jun 30, 2016

Travel companies have been snapping up primo campsites in provincial parks and reselling them to European tourists while unhappy British Columbia campers face a “sold-out” summer at their favorite campgrounds.

Business has been booming at Canadian Camping Adventures, a Salmon Arm company that specializes in reserving campsites and reselling them in tour packages to campers from Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and the U.S.

Canadian Camping Adventures has teamed up with European tour operators and two large motorhome rental companies — Fraserway RV and Canadream — to offer the camping packages to foreign visitors.

Additional Information: http://theprovince.com/news/politics/european-campers-snap-up-sites-in-sold-out-b-c-parks