RV, Outdoor Hospitality Industry News for the Week of May 17

ben quiggle May 21, 2021
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We continue to see a slew of studies/surveys coming out that give us insights into the mindset of travelers as North America continues to pry itself loose of the COVID pandemic.

Experts and insiders expect the outdoor hospitality industry to have a banner summer with park owners across North America reporting strong advanced reservations.

Many of the surveys coming out now are focused on how travelers will travel and the impact of COVID vaccinations on travel patterns. So far, while there is some concern about the COVID pandemic, many of the studies/surveys show that people are itching to get out.

Below is a breakdown of important news that made headlines this past week.


More Park Owners Embracing the Use of Solar Power at Their Parks

KOA Camping Data Indicates Healthy Memorial Day Outlook

A Jellystone Park Survey Shows That Moms and Kids are Ready to get Camping

An RV Industry Association Study Says That 56 Million Plan to RV this Summer

Florida ARVC & Alabama ARVC Host Record-Breaking Joint Conference

New Ala. Law Helps Parks Deal with Unruly Campers 

‘Camp Collective’ Eyes Top End of RV and Glamping Markets

Ford’s Electric F-150 Set to Go on Sale Next Spring

Families Finding Ways to Live, Work from the Road


Vegas Lifts Restrictions: Good News for RVDA Con/Expo

RVIA to Host Webinars on RV Buyers and Forecast Insights

RV Wholesale Shipments into Canada Up 60% in Quarter One of 2021

Marcus Lemonis Elaborates on CW’s Peer-to-Peer RV Rental Plans

Thor Motor Coach Inc’s 2022 Class C’s Offer Style, Tech

Winnebago Introduces Compact ‘Solis Pocket’ B-Van

RV Industry Notables Among ORR Event’s Speaker Lineup