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185k visitors to Caravan Salon in Dusseldorf

185k visitors to Caravan Salon in Dusseldorf

The 60th CARAVAN SALON DÜSSELDORF, which was again held under special measures because of the COVID pandemic, attracted 185,000 visitors and was “a huge success”. Messe Düsseldorf and the Caravaning Industrie Verband e. V. (CIVD) reported that 653 exhibitors from 31 countries filled the 13 exhibition halls, plus the outdoor space.  During the event, top-class business...

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VIN CHIP™ joins Secured by Design

VIN CHIP™ joins Secured by Design

The UK marking scheme for touring caravans and motorhomes, VIN CHIP™, has joined the official police security initiative Secured by Design, making it a Police Preferred Specification accredited product. VIN CHIP™ is part of CCN Leisure, a group of businesses that promote and support the leisure vehicle industry in the UK. VIN CHIP™ is an...

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Club membership hits new heights

Club membership hits new heights

The Camping and Caravanning Club has reached an all-time high of 350,000 household memberships for the first time in its 120-year history, as 2021’s peak camping season gets into full swing. This number equates to 778,000 individual members of the Club. From June 2020 to June 2021, more than 45,000 new households joined the ranks,...

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2021 set to be second ‘staycation’ summer, RAC research reveals

2021 set to be second ‘staycation’ summer, RAC research reveals

Half of drivers with a foreign trip planned will holiday in the UK instead if overseas travel restrictions remain Car will be central to 2021 holiday plans More than four-in-10 drivers in the UK (43%) already have firm plans for a UK staycation this summer, a figure that could rocket if coronavirus restrictions stop others from taking a holiday abroad, according...

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Camping magazine celebrates its 60th birthday

Camping magazine celebrates its 60th birthday

Warners Group Publications has announced a major milestone in the company’s history with the celebration of Camping magazine’s 60th Birthday. The first-ever issue of Camping magazine was published in February 1961 when it was called Popular Camping. It is the UK’s only magazine purely devoted to life under canvas.  The May issue of Camping will...

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Live motorhome webinars launched

Live motorhome webinars launched

Warners Group Publications, publisher of outdoor leisure magazines including the market-leading MMM magazine, is launching a series of live webinars. The webinars will be led by motorhome and campervan industry experts and will cover a variety of topics. The webinars can be accessed from any computer or tablet with internet access. The first webinar will...

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Auto-Trail offers try before you buy

Auto-Trail offers try before you buy

Working with hire partners, motorhome manufacturer Auto-Trail is now offering a ‘try before you buy option’, so that new customers can give the motorhoming lifestyle a try. Their top tips for hirers are: Don’t travel too far on your first trip Know the size of your vehicle Ensure you have the correct licence Hire the...

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HERCMA postpones Holiday Home Expo until 2022

HERCMA postpones Holiday Home Expo until 2022

The Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire Caravan Manufacturers’ Association (HERCMA) show had been due to take place at the Great Yorkshire Showground in Harrogate in September this year. Now HERCMA has announced the event has been re-scheduled to 2022, with public days from 2 to 4 September and trade-only days from 6 to 8...

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