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 .

Leisure Travel Vans Will Present Unity RV at Hershey

Thu Sep 15, 2016

147395609796792.jpgWinkler, Manitoba, – Leisure Travel Vans, a brand of Triple E Recreational Vehicles, will present a concept version of its successful Unity RV at America's Largest RV Show in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

This special edition Unity pushes the design envelope both inside and out, while also introducing a slew of driver and passenger-friendly entertainment features.

“Our design team has spent several months putting together this concept package for the Unity and they’ve done an amazing job of creating a stunning vehicle that truly makes travel a pleasure for all the senses,” Triple E RV General Manager Ryan Elias says. “Anyone attending the upcoming RV shows in Hershey, Louisville, Pomona and Tampa should make a point of visiting the LTV displays and step inside the concept Unity so that they can see, hear and feel for themselves. The purpose of the concept was to explore some new design ideas and gather feedback from our customers and followers.”

The concept Unity’s exterior colors are a sleek white with midnight blue and black highlights atop matte black Alcoa wheels that add a touch of rugged styling to the vehicle’s overall modern, sporty look.The top-of-the-line interior cabinetry, flooring and textiles create designer surroundings from top to bottom. The interior color scheme is an on-trend blue, soft white and coal, with blue being chosen for its calming effect.

The cabinetry has a new wood look named Modern Rift that exhibits a fine textured straight grain in a soft, warm gray. Italian-design FENIX NTM doors in soft matte white and blue have anti-fingerprint and micro-scratch surfaces whose hygienic nanotechnology also resists mold and bacteria.The slate-like patterned flooring feels natural to the barefoot touch, while the state-of-the-art Ultratech fabrics by Ultraleather that are used throughout have refined matte finishes and are engineered to be durable and easy to maintain. Corian Antarctica countertops, matte black Taymor faucets, a backlit bathroom mirror and under-cabinet lighting each add their own touch of elegance and functionality to the stylish appearance of the concept Unity, according to a press release.

Entertainment features include two Vizio Smart TVs pre-loaded with apps and connect to the internet through the unit’s 4G/LTE mobile Wi-Fi hotspot. RVers can kick back and go online, stream movies or enjoy music from the audio provided by the JBL Premium audio system with subwoofer.

RV fans can have a close-up look at the new concept Unity RV online at www.leisurevans.com/concept. Submit your feedback for a chance to win an iPad Air 2. The concept Unity will be displayed at the following RV shows:

America’s Largest RV Show in Hershey, Pennsylvania from Sept. 14-18

California RV Show in Pomona, California from Oct. 7-16

RVIA National Trade Show in Louisville, Kentucky from Nov. 28 - Dec. 1

Florida RV Supershow in Tampa, Florida from Jan. 18-22