By: RVBusiness|Published on: Jun 1, 2021 Strong growth through the remainder of 2021 will push RV wholesale shipments to their highest historical total ever, according to the Summer 2021 issue of “RV RoadSigns,” the quarterly forecast prepared by ITR Economics for the RV Industry Association (RVIA). The latest projection shows total 2021 RV shipments ranging between…

January 29th, 2021 RV vacations are on the rise from coast to coast in Canada and how affordable a family trip is depends on a number of factors. The Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association (RVDA) of Canada, the Canadian Recreational Vehicle Association (CRVA) and Go RVing Canada recently released the updated 2020 Family Vacation Cost Analysis, which analyzes and compares…

From : RVBusiness  Dec 21, 2020 THOR Industries Inc. (NYSE: THO) today (Dec. 21) announced the acquisition of Tiffin Motorhomes Inc. and related companies (collectively, the “Tiffin Group”) for $300 million, funded with a combination of available cash and a draw on the company’s existing asset-based credit facility. The purchase agreement was executed and effective at the close…

RV Shipments Projected to Eclipse 500,000 Units in 2021 By: RVBusiness| Published on: Dec 1, 2020 North American Wholesale RV shipments are forecasted to gain nearly 20% to 502,582 units in 2021 after totaling 423,628 units in 2020, according to the “Winter 2020 RV RoadSigns” prepared by ITR Economics for the RV Industry Association (RVIA). The…

Camping Behavior Statistics One thing we’ve always found interesting is how differently people enjoy camping. Some camp alone, some take their friends and families on camping trips, and everything in between. We’ve found some awesome statistics about how often Canadians go camping, what kind of criteria they use to decide where they go camping, what…

November 20th- The Canada-U.S. border is set to remain closed well until at least mid-December. Multiple reports in Canadian news outlets, including The Toronto Star, the CBC and the Globe and Mail, said the governments of both countries have agreed to another 30-day rollover of the current travel restrictions, which were due to expire in…

  By Heidi Mitchell Nov. 12, 2020  Earlier this year, Nate Luebbe came up with a new way to work from home: bring his home to where he worked, writes Heidi Mitchell for a Nov. 12 report published by The Wall Street Journal. The Seattle photographer, who often had to travel three hours each way to shoots, bought an…

Published Tuesday, October 27, 2020 2:27PM MDT Courtesy of Dave Dormer CALGARY — Albertans looking for a way to be active and outdoors while adhering to public health measures have overwhelmingly turned to one activity during the pandemic — camping. Numbers from the province show a massive jump in provincial park campsite reservations in recent months, going…

CAR RENTAL & RAIL  LAURIE BARATTI  SEPTEMBER 20, 2020 Many RV, travel trailer and camper van manufacturers are refocusing their new-model designs to cater to customers’ shifting priorities, as the COVID-19 pandemic forces people to rethink what their travel plans, work and home lives will look like. As COVID-19 prompted international border closures and caused air travel to virtually…

Courtesy of Heather Greenwood Davis, Globetrotting Mama Ontario getaways Summer vacations may have been cancelled or put on hold for many people because of COVID-19, but as provinces begin to lift stay home restrictions, many of us will be looking for getaways closer to home. When it comes to getting where you’re going, CAA has great tips…

DISCERNING LUXURY-LOVING TRAVELLERS IN A COVID-19 WORLD HAVE FOUND A NEW NICHE WITH RECREATIONAL VEHICLES (RV) JUNE 25, 2020 BY ADAORA ASIDIANYA For many, COVID-19 has taken away our ability to travel greater distances in conventional ways. The pandemic has changed the game: instead of booking trips and arriving at your destination, by air, ship,…

Richmond, BC. June 10, 2020 – The Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association (RVDA) of Canada and the Canadian Recreational Vehicle Association (CRVA) are releasing their updated study, showcasing the economic impact of the Canadian recreation vehicle (RV) industry. The study, conducted by The Portage Group Inc and urbanMetrrics inc, showcased that in 2019, the RV sector…

By Dave Helgeson I saw a “staycation” ad on the TV today which brought back memories of both the Great Recession along with 9/11 and how people dealt with the aftermath of those two disturbing times in our country and abroad. As I pondered the advertisement and the knowledge that the current COVID-19 outbreak will eventually pass,…