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 .

California RV Businesses Catering to Millennials and Creature Comforts

Thu Aug 25, 2016

Millennials love getting out into nature – as long as they have a cozy place to hang with their friends and somewhere to plug in their iPhones.

That’s the theory behind the new-age camping cabins popping up at California parks, part of a push to get more diverse demographics, including people born in the 1980s and 1990s, hooked on the Great Outdoors.

While campgrounds have long enjoyed the patronage of boomers and young families, they’ve struggled to reel in single professionals in the high-tech age. In consumer surveys, millennials say they love the outdoors but aren’t willing to sacrifice creature comforts such as beds and space.

Additional Information: http://www.sacbee.com/entertainment/living/travel/article97461932.html