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 .
Thu Jul 7, 2016
Planet RV & Travel Center in Davie, Florida, will be hosing its First Annual Glamping Carnival from July 29-31 at 3030 Burris Road in Davie.
The carnival includes South Florida's largest Wet n Wild Fun Slide and amusements and runs all weekend long.
The carnival starts Friday at 6 p.m. and will include the Louisiana Crawfish Boil and a live Zydeco Band.
The gates open on July 30 at 10 a.m. and will include the Food Trek Smoke Out BBQ with live music and the fun slide. The Saturday night entertainment opens at 7:30 p.m. with the carnival and an outdoor movie that begins at 9 p.m. Tickets are available at www.ticketriver.com/event/20521.
An early bird discount is available for 25 percent discount, with the promo code being "EarlyBird." Tickets are listed at $20 per person for admission to rides, amusements and the outdoor movie.
On Sunday, the carnival goes from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will include the Food Trek BBQ and live music.
An RV sale will go all weekend long, according to a press release. Service representatives are available all weekend long.