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 .
Mon Dec 18, 2017
HAIKOU, China—On a warm winter day in a park in Haikou, southern China's Hainan Province, several recreational vehicles are parked in an orderly line.
Their owners are having afternoon tea and sharing travel experiences.
The 2017 Hainan International RV Camping Leisure Tourism Expo concluded on Sunday, with RV enthusiasts from China's more than 50 RV camping associations gathering to prepare for their island tour.
Affordability, convenience and personal freedom have made RV travel increasingly popular among China's retirees. As of 2016, the number of RV camps in the country reached 500, according to a story by Xinhua Net