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 .
Thu Mar 23, 2017
Kitchener, Ontario, CANADA - Erwin Hymer Group North America Inc. has been named prize provider for Food Network Canada’s Watch & Win contest for the new series Chuck & Danny’s Road Trip. Partnered with Go Rving, Erwin Hymer Group is giving away a Roadtrek Zion to celebrate the series cross-Canada culinary adventure. Chuck & Danny’s Road Trip airs Fridays at 9 p.m. ET on Food Network Canada. For more information about the contest, visit https://contests.foodnetwork.ca/go-rving-canada/.
Chuck & Danny’s Road Trip is an original six-part series which sees chefs and best buddies Chuck Hughes (Chuck’s Day Off) and Danny Smiles (Top Chef Canada Season 3) hit the open road in their fully loaded RV, visiting Canada’s most spectacular regions and three National Parks. In each location, the duo sources the finest regional ingredients and cook up unforgettable one-of-a-kind campground feasts for celebrated local chefs, farmers and artisans. Their cross-country RV adventure celebrates Canada’s natural beauty and delicious homegrown ingredients, honoring Canadian cuisine and local food producers as Canada gears up for its 150th birthday.
Erwin Hymer Group North America has partnered with the show where viewers of the series have the chance to win a brand new Roadtrek Zion. Roadtrek has a rich history in Canada as the brand has been as one of top selling type B Motorhome brands in North America for more than 40 years and has its headquarters in Kitchener, Ontario.
“We are extremely proud to be asked to partner with Go Rving Canada and Food Network Canada on this project,” Erwin Hymer Group North America Director of Marketing Karyn Torcoletti says. "Roadtrek is a proud Canadian brand and being able to work with two other Canadian companies to help celebrate the country’s 150th anniversary and promote the RV lifestyle is truly an honor for us.”
For more details about the contest, visit https://contests.foodnetwork.ca/go-rving-canada/.