11 03, 2022

Maris Brennan Joins as Membership Director of MMHRVCA and SSAM

2022-03-11T14:04:41-05:00

Maris Brennan will join the Michigan Manufactured Housing, RV, and Campground Association (MMHRVCA) and the Self-Storage Association of Michigan (SSAM) as Membership Director on Monday, March 14th. Maris brings a wealth of knowledge and experience gains through years of events, sales, and marketing positions with the Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Michigan Society [...]

Maris Brennan Joins as Membership Director of MMHRVCA and SSAM2022-03-11T14:04:41-05:00
20 01, 2022

MARVAC Publishes 2022 Edition of Directory & Travel Guide

2022-01-20T08:40:43-05:00

OKEMOS, MI—January 2022—The Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC) is proud to announce the publication of their 2022 edition of Michigan RV and Campgrounds. The annual 68-page directory and travel guide is a source for RVers to turn to as they set out to camp, explore, and experience Michigan. The directory listing is [...]

MARVAC Publishes 2022 Edition of Directory & Travel Guide2022-01-20T08:40:43-05:00
20 12, 2021

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park MARVAC Members

2021-12-20T15:56:55-05:00

CONGRATULATIONS  Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park MARVAC Members  Leisure Systems, Inc. Award Winners   Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park, Frankenmuth: Dan O'Connell Service Award:  Recognizes franchisees who work at local, regional and national levels to improve and grow the campground industry. Camp Resort Comfort Station Award. Pinnacle Club Award: Camp-Resorts that score 95% or higher on annual [...]

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park MARVAC Members2021-12-20T15:56:55-05:00
7 12, 2021

MARVAC’s Darren Ing Appointed by Michigan Governor to Travel Commission

2021-12-07T15:46:18-05:00

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: John Lindley, jlindley@mmhrvca.org , 517.449.0487 LANSING -  Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced Monday the appointment of Darren Ing to the Michigan Travel Commission. Mr. Ing is the Director of the Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicle & Campgrounds (MARVAC), and the President of the Tourism Industry Coalition of Michigan (TICOM). He holds [...]

MARVAC’s Darren Ing Appointed by Michigan Governor to Travel Commission2021-12-07T15:46:18-05:00
22 11, 2021

MARVAC Congratulates KOA Members for 2021 Awards

2021-11-23T10:16:55-05:00

OKEMOS, MI—November 2021—Kampgrounds of America, Inc. (KOA) announced winners of their annual campground awards during their Baton Rouge, Louisiana, convention this past week. The winners are based on surveys from campers following their stay as well as an annual on-site quality inspection of the campgrounds. The awards include the KOA President’s Award, which is presented [...]

MARVAC Congratulates KOA Members for 2021 Awards2021-11-23T10:16:55-05:00
21 06, 2021

Open season on camping fun this summer

2021-06-21T09:24:59-04:00

OKEMOS, MI—June 2021—As the number of vaccinated people rise and masks come off, RV dealers and campground owners are looking forward to a new season of fun in the summer sun, reports the Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC). “When people go RVing and camping, in addition to getting fresh air, exercise, rest [...]

Open season on camping fun this summer2021-06-21T09:24:59-04:00
21 06, 2021

MARVAC celebrates 80 years of camping and RVing

2021-06-21T09:21:46-04:00

OKEMOS, MI—May 2021—As one of the oldest state associations, the Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC) has been connecting camping and RV enthusiasts with Michigan-based dealers, suppliers and campgrounds for 80 years. “We weren’t there when Henry Ford and Thomas Edison took their glamping vacations in 1914 and introduced the idea of car [...]

MARVAC celebrates 80 years of camping and RVing2021-06-21T09:21:46-04:00
15 10, 2020

Surprising effects of COVID in Michigan’s RV & Campground industry

2020-10-15T14:45:29-04:00

OKEMOS, MI—October 2020—For many members of the Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds, (MARVAC) the COVID pandemic has brought some surprising effects: full campgrounds and not an extra RV in sight. “The COVID pandemic created quite an interest in camping and travelling by RV in people who might not have consider vacationing that way,” [...]

Surprising effects of COVID in Michigan’s RV & Campground industry2020-10-15T14:45:29-04:00
26 08, 2020

RV And Camping Facts and Stats

2021-06-21T09:15:05-04:00

The latest projection shows total 2021 National RV shipments ranging between 565,848 and 586,281 units with the most likely year-end total being 576,065 units. That total would represent a 33.8% increase over the 2020 year-end total of 430,412 units. It would also be a 14.1% gain over the current comparable record high of 504,600 units [...]

RV And Camping Facts and Stats2021-06-21T09:15:05-04:00
12 08, 2020

RVs Move the American Economy – and Move Americans – Even with Economic Downturn

2020-08-12T09:51:02-04:00

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The RV industry is significant economic driver for the United States, and for many individual states as well. The “RVs Move America Economic Impact Study” expresses this impact in detail. At a national level, the RV industry has an overall economic impact of $114 billion and supports nearly 600,000 jobs. Those jobs [...]

RVs Move the American Economy – and Move Americans – Even with Economic Downturn2020-08-12T09:51:02-04:00
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