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 .

Great Alaskan Holidays Awarded Winnebago Circle of Excellence Award

Fri Dec 9, 2016

148129792574650.jpgAnchorage, Alaska - Great Alaskan Holidays has been awarded the 2016 Circle of Excellence Award, recognizing excellence in sales and customer service, from Winnebago Industries.

Winnebago began presenting the Circle of Excellence award to the best dealerships in North America in 1986. Dealerships such as Great Alaskan Holidays are only recognized after successfully demonstrating they exceeded Winnebago’s expectations in terms of service, customer satisfaction and sales, according to a press release.

Winnebago holds its dealerships to the highest of industry standards, offering the best dealership network in the RV industry, according to the press release. A dealership's Circle of Excellence score is based on the four critical categories:

• Purchase and delivery satisfaction
• Customer satisfaction based on a survey six months after purchase
• A marketing and sales assessment evaluating the dealership's sales, stocking levels and more
• A service and parts assessment based on the dealership's parts inventory, warranties, service training, certified technicians and traveling customer care

“Great Alaskan Holidays has been awarded Winnebago’s Circle of Excellence award for the ninth year in a row now," Great Alaskan Holidays Director of Marketing Bob Johnson says. “This long string of awards, year after year, continues to validate the level of dedication we have to our employees, our customers and the level of satisfaction each has in Great Alaskan Holidays.”

Great Alaskan Holidays is an Alaskan-based firm located at 9800 Old Seward Highway in Anchorage and specializes in RV rental, sales and service. Since 1985, the firm has grown from a 5-motorhome rental company to the largest of its kind in Alaska, currently with a 12,000 square foot facility on eight acres of land, and hundreds of RV’s available for rent or sale. Twice named the Winnebago Industries Motorhome Rental Dealership of the Year, Great Alaskan Holidays offers a wide variety of styles and floorplans to select from.

For more information, visit www.rvak.com, or search for 'Great Alaskan Holidays' on Facebook.