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 Jul 6, 2017
TAMPA, Fla. - Lazydays has announced that the Lazydays RV Resort has earned its third consecutive TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. The achievement spotlights companies that provide a superior customer experience, based on TripAdvisor reviews.
“TripAdvisor is excited to announce the recipients of the 2017 Certificate of Excellence, which celebrates hospitality businesses that have consistently received strong praise and ratings from travelers,” TripAdvisor Vice President of Industry Marketing Heather Leisman says. "This recognition allows us to publicly honor businesses that are actively engaging with customers and using feedback to help travelers identify and confidently book the perfect trip.”
Each year, TripAdvisor analyzes the quality, quantity and recency of reviews submitted by travelers over a 12-month period. Businesses that maintain an overall rating of at least four out of five — or “very good” to “excellent” — are eligible to receive a Certificate of Excellence.
“Lazydays aims to deliver world-class RV resort amenities and outstanding customer service, and we are thankful for the many glowing TripAdvisor reviews that affirm we are succeeding in that mission,” Lazydays Vice President and General Manager Linda Stephens says. "We appreciate all of the RVers who have taken the time to share their feedback, and we remain committed to providing exceptional quality, service and value.”
TripAdvisor reviewers have praised the Lazydays RV Resort as an “amazing place to stay,” “our favorite campground in Tampa” and “the ultimate all-inclusive RV resort.” Guests cite the “awesome staff,” “terrific amenities” and “great value” among the reasons for their high ratings, according to a press release.
Located just outside Tampa, the Lazydays RV Resort is adjacent to the world’s largest RV dealership, where guests can explore more than 1,400 new and pre-owned RVs from America’s most popular brands. Together, the resort and dealership span 126 tree-covered acres off Interstate 4, just one exit from Interstate 75. This convenient Central Florida location puts guests within an easy drive of world-class theme parks, award-winning golf courses and top-rated beaches, as well as cultural and historical attractions, nature preserves, state parks and other year-round visitor draws.
The RV Resort encompasses 300 paved sites ranging from 38 feet to 45 feet in length; each has full 50-amp hookups and access to complimentary amenities such as free WiFi, cable television, premium coffee and morning newspaper delivery.
Recreational facilities include a screened, heated pool and hot tub, two dog parks, a children’s playground and a sports area that features tennis and basketball courts, badminton, horseshoes, ladderball, pickleball and beanbag toss. The resort also boasts a fitness center, business center and large laundry room. Guests can ride the free trolley around campus or rent bicycles or golf carts to get around. Onsite dining options include the Front Porch café, serving breakfast
and lunch, and Exit 10 — an RV-themed restaurant/pub that also offers poolside service and take-away. In addition to 24-hour onsite security, the resort has a full-time concierge ready to assist with travel plans and discounted tickets for local attractions.
To learn more about the Lazydays RV Resort and dealership, visit www.lazydays.com.