RV Retailer Airstream of Tampa announced this week that it has been recognized by Airstream as the “number one” ranked Airstream dealer in the world.
The Florida dealership took the top spots in five categories determined by Airstream. Based on sales of travel trailers, touring coaches and overall units, RV Retailer’s Airstream of Tampa was named the largest Airstream dealer in the world, the company announced.
RV Retailer is led by co-founders Jon Ferrando, CEO and president, and John Rizzo, executive vice president, CFO and treasurer. RV Retailer’s leadership team has more than 200 years of automotive and RV retail industry experience, according to the company.
“Our team at RV Retailer is excited to enter our third year with the accolade of number one volume Airstream dealership in the world,” Ferrando said. “The Airstream product is incredible, and we appreciate the tremendous support we get from the Airstream team.”
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RV Retailer Airstream of Tampa won all three categories of the competition for number one in Airstream sales in the United States, including overall sales, travel trailer sales, and touring coach sales. In addition, RV Retailer’s Airstream store in the Austin, Texas market was the #1 ranked Airstream dealer in the Central Region for travel trailers.
Airstream recognized RV Retailer with the following top dealer rankings for 2020:
- #1 Travel Trailer East – Airstream of Tampa
- #1 Travel Trailer Overall – Airstream of Tampa
- #1 Touring Coach East – Airstream of Tampa
- #1 Touring Coach Overall – Airstream of Tampa
- #1 Top Overall United States – Airstream of Tampa
- #1 Travel Trailer Central Region – Camper Clinic II (Airstream of Austin)
“We couldn’t be more pleased to present Airstream of Tampa with the #1 retail location award,” said Bob Wheeler, president and CEO of Airstream. “When they had the vision to build a showcase Airstream-exclusive store in Tampa, we knew that it would serve to drive interest in the brand. But without the hard work and tireless dedication of the team there, they never would have accomplished what they have. Congrats to everyone that played a part.”
RV Retailer is a recreational vehicle retail company with a focus on providing an outstanding experience for recreational vehicle customers in new and used sales, service and parts and customer financial services. RV Retailer has 33 RV stores in Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Iowa, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina and Texas with more than $1 billion in annual revenue. Regional store brands include: RV One Superstores, Motor Home Specialist, ExploreUSA, Sonny’s Camp-N-Travel, Cousins RV, Camper Clinic and Tom’s Camperland, which sell a wide range of new and used RV brands with thousands of RVs in inventory.
“We are grateful for Don Strollo’s vision to build an iconic exclusive Airstream facility in Tampa,” Ferrando said. We couldn’t achieve these sales levels without the hard work and dedication of our associates on the Airstream of Tampa team led by our General Manager Jessica Hermann and Region Manager Anthony Sahli. We are also proud of our Airstream team in the Austin, Texas market led by Brian Davis, General Manager. We thank all of our Airstream associates for the world-class experience they provide to our Airstream customers.”