2019 RVIA Economic Impact Study

The new RVs Move America Economic Impact Study, released June 3, 2019 at the annual meeting of RVIA, revealed the RV industry has an overall economic impact on the US economy of $114 billion, supporting nearly 600,000 jobs, contributing more than $32 billion in wages, and paying more than $12 billion in federal, state, and local taxes. The announcement was made by Garry Enyart, RVIA chairman, and Onan/Cummins Director of Mobile Generator Sales & Coach Care.

For more information on the $114 billion total economic impact and what it includes, click here.

MARVAC Observing State Parks Centennial

Wed May 15, 2019
Author: RV News Staff

155007363480143.pngThe Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC) will celebrate the Michigan state parks centennial with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) at a special event on May 18, at Interlochen State Park, in the northwest area of Michigan’s lower peninsula,

“Many Michiganders were introduced to camping and RVing through trips to state parks,” says MARVAC Executive Director Bill Sheffer. “It’s hard not to appreciate the influence our state parks and the DNR have on camping and RVing.”

At the Interlochen event, event participants can take a tour of a new Freedom Express travel trailer, compliments of MARVAC member Vacation Trailer Sales from Benzonia.

“This travel trailer perfectly represents the quintessential idea of going family camping,” says Bill Workman, owner of Vacation Trailer Sales.

Workman says the trailer features a queen size bed and sofa sleepers, can sleep six and comes with a fully-functional bathroom including shower, an interior kitchen and outside camp kitchen.

“This trailer is good for first-time campers, those who are looking to avoid sleeping on the ground, or those who are returning to camping after many years,” Workman says.