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 .

Kampgrounds of America Release Solution to Check Mail While Away

Tue Sep 13, 2016

Campers no longer have to worry about who is checking their mail while they are on the road, thanks to a new service being offered by Kampgrounds of America Inc.

KOA Postal Mail Services, powered by USZoom, offers campers a virtual mailbox solution when they are traveling, designed to be a safe, convenient and reliable way to manage their regular postal mail.

“By using this service, campers can enjoy their RV adventures without worrying about the bills, letter and packages that might be piling up at home,” KOA Vice President of Brand Development Lorne Armer says. “With a click of a button, they will be able to manage their postal mail from their smartphones or online, 24 hours a day and seven days a week from wherever they are.”

Features of KOA Postal Mail Services include:

•Manage mail with a personal Digital Mailbox that can be accessed via a free app on a smartphone, or from any computer or tablet.
•Receive mail, packages, magazines, bank and credit card statements. Users will see a photo of the outside of every mail item, including sender information.
•A user’s virtual address is a real U.S. street address, with a specific mailbox number. Addresses are available in more than 40 states across the U.S.
•Users can forward letters and packages anywhere, when and how they want. They can also have documents scanned to read virtually, or stored in the Cloud.

KOA Postal Mail Services is available to anyone, and offers three-month, six-month and one-year plans. KOA Value Kard Rewards members receive a 10 percent discount on plan pricing, as well as no setup fee.