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.

Great Alaskan Holidays Adds Technician

Tue Jun 18, 2019
Author: RV News

156086568965313.pngGreat Alaskan Holiday, the state’s largest RV rental, sales and service business, is expanding its staff of technicians.

The Anchorage-headquartered company has hired Blaine Jenkins for its vehicle maintenance technician team.

“Great Alaskan Holidays is very happy to welcome such a talented technician as Mr. Jenkins to our team,” Marketing Director Bob Johnson said. “Blaine has shown such a tremendous amount of drive and energy, and his skills are reflected in his work quality output.”

Jenkins comes with several years of experience from Karen’s RV. Now, he joins a team that’s responsible for serving customers by inspecting, maintaining and ensuring the safety of Great Alaskan’s fleet of motorhomes.

“Our technicians play such a critical role in the overall satisfaction of our customers, allowing us to provide such a high level of service. And as this activity typically occurs behind the scenes, it’s nice to be able to recognize the contributions made by such valued team members as Mr. Jenkins,” Johnson said.