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 Expands Staff

Fri Jan 6, 2017

148129792574650.jpgAnchorage, Alaska - Great Alaskan Holidays, Alaska’s largest RV rental, sales and service business headquartered in Anchorage, has announced the selection of Melissa Buhlert as a new staff member to its growing team of Reservations Agents.

A lifelong resident of Alaska, Buhlert is an experienced professional in the vehicle rental and Alaska tourism industry. In her role as a Reservations Agent, Buhlert has an active hand in booking motorhome rental reservations, maintaining effective client interaction within a very fast paced environment and helping to ensure smooth transitions for the Alaskan traveler as they pick up and return their vehicles.

“Great Alaskan Holidays is very pleased to welcome Melissa to our growing and valued team of Reservations Agents,” the firm's director of marketing Bob Johnson says. "Our Reservations Department is really on the front line when it comes to exemplary customer service. This team truly provides the first impression on the Alaskan traveler’s vacation experience and it is critical our customers walk away from that experience excited about touring our state in one of our RV."

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 27,000 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.