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 .
Wed Dec 7, 2016
If you were already intrigued by the Airstream lifestyle, wait until you see the trailer for Alumination, a documentary about the celebrated travel trailer that is slated for completion in late 2017.
For three years, filmmakers Eric Bricker and Lisa Hughes, producing partners behind the award-winning Visual Acoustics: The Modernism of Julius Shulman, immersed themselves in all things Airstream. Originally drawn to the streamlined trailers from a design perspective, they quickly saw the passion of Airstream owners and enthusiasts.
“I think the only other community surrounding a brand such as this one is Harley-Davidson,” Bricker says.
The pair then shifted its focus to the people and culture around the iconic brand.