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Keith Powell

Keith Powell is the publisher and sales director of RV West magazine which is part of the Koocanusa Publications group.

Fountain at main gate of resort.
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Tuscon’s two Rincon Country RV Resorts continue to make improvements after winning national awards

Tucson’s two Rincon Country resorts are among the most highly rated RV resorts in the United States

by Jeff Crider
Office at Arizona West RV Park.
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Six Arizona RV parks are being upgraded with more than $3 million in improvements

Today's RV enthusiasts want to stay in well managed parks that offer high quality amenities

Pool and rock waterfall at Monte Vista resort.
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RV resort operators are investing millions to improve and expand luxury RV resorts in Arizona

Investments in improvements by Arizona RV resort operators are improving the state’s attractiveness and strengthening its tourism economy

by Jeff Crider
Dyana Kelley, President of CampCalNow.
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CampCalNow president Dyana Kelley launches series of fall camping reports on FOX news

Kelley’s report, the first of several fall camping segments to be aired in the coming weeks, highlights several national parks. 

by Jeff Crider
Entrance to J & H RV Park.
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Northern Arizona campgrounds report another strong summer and expect it to continue into fall

Special events, such as the Navajo County Fair and the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, are bringing more travelers into Northern Arizona

by Jeff Crider
Jellystone guests and costumed characters around a campfire.
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Jellystone Parks mark 50th anniversary with record sales and growth

The Jellystone experience has been enhanced and upgraded over the years, but it still centers on providing families with opportunities to spend time together and make memories. 

by Jeff Crider
Man and woman on golf course green.
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Substantial enhancements, beautifications reveal bright future for Bali Hai Golf Club in Las Vegas

A $500,000 bunker and beautification upgrade project at Bali Hai Golf Club on the Las Vegas Strip are complete just in time for prime golf season and beyond

Family enjoying day at beach, wading into incoming tide.
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Fall activities at California campgrounds include Oktoberfests and Dia De Los Muertos paint parties

Many of California’s privately-owned campgrounds continue to offer a wide variety of fun family activities - pet talent shows, Halloween themed activities and Oktoberfest-themed dinners are some of the events planned. 

Aerial view of a Texas campground along a river.
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Fall is the best time to check out Texas campgrounds and RV parks without the crowds

The fall shoulder season is a great time to explore what Texas has to offer. 

by Jeff Crider
Martin Brandt (l.), CEO Erwin Hymer Group, and Bob Martin, CEO Thor Industries, at the Caravan Salon 2019 in Düsseldorf.
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Thor Industries and Erwin Hymer Group present vision for shared future

The first seven months have given both CEOs a clear view of the opportunities and potential for the first truly global player in the caravanning industry. 

The Fireside Resort in Wilson, Wyoming.
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Top 5 “Glamping” destinations around the globe

A variety of options are now available at glamping destinations around the world, ranging from geodesic domes to yurts to tiny homes

Crosscamp camper van parked on edge of cliff overlooking valley.
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Crosscamp – urban outdoors for millennials

CROSSCAMP is the new brand from the Erwin Hymer Group for the compact camper van segment

Campground with RV's parked.
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Federal government removes small business status from private campgrounds

In a recent Judge's decision, incorporated campgrounds are too small to qualify as small businesses

Fifth wheel camper parked at campsite.
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The majority of Florida’s campgrounds and RV parks are open for business

The vast majority of Florida’s RV parks and campgrounds, with the exception of some on the Northeast and Central Atlantic Coast, are currently open and operating as normal, according to the Florida Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds.

by Jeff Crider
The O'Neill's Millennial tent building crew sit on the front porch of one of their seven recently installed Eco Tents, which feature electricity and running water.
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Northwest Florida has a new glamping destination

Twin Lakes Camp Resort has just completed the installation of seven fully furnished glamping tents
by Jeff Crider
Interface for ASA Electronic/GMC trailering system.
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Innovative iN∙Command® functionality featured in myGMC mobile app update

The myGMC mobile app can now communicate with and control select functions of RVs using iN∙Command with Global Connect™