While the pandemic has been devastating for most sectors of the economy, businesses that work with recreational vehicles saw rapid growth in 2020. While many businesses in the tourism sector aren’t conducive to the public health measures required to contain COVID-19, RVing allows consumers to escape their crowded urban environments into the nation’s vast national parks and outdoor recreation areas.
There are a few trends to keep in mind when reporting on the RV’s role in post-pandemic tourism.
Socially Distanced Vacations
For the past few decades, RVs were the province of wealthy families and nomadic retirees who followed the weather south for the winter. But for much of 2020, and likely for the next several years, international travel will remain difficult for many people. RVs both expand domestic travel opportunities and…