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There are 2369 news items available that were published prior to October 2016. Showing 101 through 110:

51 Great Family Summer Vacation Ideas [View]
Source: Family Travel Forum
Published: Thursday, June 9, 2016.
Summary: 37. RVING With falling gas prices and the variety of new rigs, RVing is cheaper than other vacations (studies show 24%-59% less than comparable road trips) and an easy way to experience the outdoors. Just as important, parents say, are the instant friends they and their kids make at campgrounds.

Commerce Official Woos RV Industry [View]
Source: Politico
Published: Wednesday, June 8, 2016.
Summary: In that same vein, Deputy Commerce Secretary Bruce Andrews isn’t missing any opportunities to find TPP support wherever he can, making his latest pitch Tuesday at an event hosted by the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association during its annual fly-in to Washington this week.

Study Shows Indiana's RV Impact [View]
Source: Inside Indiana Business
Published: Wednesday, June 8, 2016.
Summary: The Recreational Vehicle Industry Association has released its first-ever economic impact study. It shows the RV industry generates an overall economic impact of nearly $50 billion, $9.5 billion of which comes from Indiana.

New RV Study Suggests $50B U.S. Economic Impact [View]
Source: Young Fulltimers
Published: Tuesday, June 7, 2016.
Summary: RV Business reports that 289,582 full-time jobs are directly linked to the RV industry. RVIA President Frank Hugelmeyer told RV business the study is “a critical tool that we need to prove our strength as an economic engine.” He also called the report’s findings “huge because it is the ammunition that allows anyone in the industry to go into a meeting and argue our economic case, our jobs case and the importance of supporting any of our policies.”

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews Delivers Remarks at Recreation Vehicle Industry Association's (RVIA) Impact Study Release [View]
Source: Dept. of Commerce Website / Commerce.gov
Published: Tuesday, June 7, 2016.
Summary: During his remarks, Deputy Secretary Andrews underscored the resurgence of the RV industry, which generates almost $50 billion in economic output annually and employs nearly 300,000 Americans. The Department of Commerce’s recently released 2016 Top Markets report for recreational transportation found that the RV industry exported more than $1.2 billion in RVs in 2015, and forecasted markets where RV demand will grow by 2018. Deputy Secretary Andrews highlighted this along with the benefits of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) as a way to further strengthen the RV industry.

RV Sales Are Booming As Campers Go Glam [View]
Source: The Fiscal Times
Published: Tuesday, June 7, 2016.
Summary: The lure of taking your home on the road is still highly appealing to many Americans, especially to retirees as they enter a new portion of their lives with more free time than ever before. A recent survey by Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Age Wave found that nearly a quarter of retirees say that going on an RV trip is very appealing, and low fuel prices make driving a gas-guzzling house on wheels a more economic option.

RV Industry Has $4.6 Billion Impact In Elkhart County [View]
Source: The Elkhart Truth
Published: Tuesday, June 7, 2016.
Summary: Nationwide, the RV industry contributed $49.7 billion to the U.S. economy in 2015, according to the RVs Move America Report – completed by the Recreational Vehicle Industry Association and unveiled Tuesday in Washington, D.C.

2015 Was A Strong Year For The RV Industry [View]
Source: WNDU-TV
Published: Tuesday, June 7, 2016.
Summary: 2015 was a pretty good year for the RV industry, and a new economic impact study shows just how good. Almost 44,000 workers are employed at 228 RV manufacturing plants nationwide.

RV Camping Has Come A Long Ways As We Stroll Down Memory Lane [View]
Source: Victorville Daily Press
Published: Tuesday, June 7, 2016.
Summary: One of the first production recreational vehicles was the 1921 Ford Model T Kampkar. The actual KampKar was an additional camper body that bolted on a truck chassis in a couple of hours. The unit had a stove, comfortable bed, water tank, and folding table. It seated six and sold for $1,125.

RVs Rev Up Havasu Economy, Study Shows [View]
Source: Today's News-Herald
Published: Monday, June 6, 2016.
Summary: The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) published “RVs Move America” this week, the first-ever study of the recreation vehicle industry’s economic impact. According to the study, the RV industry contributed $49.7 billion to the U.S. economy in 2015 and provided 289,852 full-time jobs to American workers.

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