Will 2020 Be The Year Of RV Travel?
By Everett Potter
Will this be a banner year for RV travel? Consider that millions of cooped-up Americans are eager to get out and travel. Driving will be the preferred method of transportation and self-cocooning in some sort of RV would seem to be one of the most desirable ways to travel with family or close friends. It’s not just millennials who will be going after the van life. So I asked Craig Kirby, President of the Recreational Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) for his thoughts on this coming boom.
Everett Potter: Domestic travel is likely to recover first as the coronavirus restrictions are lifted. Where do you see the role of RVs in this recovery?
Craig Kirby: Americans love the space and freedom of the outdoors and the enrichment that comes with living an active outdoor life. RVs not only enable this lifestyle; they also provide a self-contained existence that other forms of travel don’t allow. After an indeterminate period of isolation …