Everything you need to know about the ERC partnership

Consumer demand for environmentally friendly products is continuing to increase, Governments from both sides of the aisle have committed to net-zero emissions targets, and investors are seeking brands with an eco-conscious reputation. For the caravan industry that means in order to remain equitable and compliant, we must work toward a net-zero target.

Budget Breakdown | Federal Budget 2024 

This year’s Budget squarely focused on balancing cost-of-living relief and maintaining the view of curbing inflation. More than likely, this will be the final budget before the election, and a clear priority has been placed on supporting low-income earners and incentivising investment in the key areas of housing and renewable energy creation and transmission (largely through the Future Made in Australia Act).

Bridging the gap between dealers and parks

 It’s a known fact that school holidays mean a lot of travellers and full caravan parks; however, for General Manager of Canterbury Caravans, it was an opportunity to show off his stock to a ready-and-willing audience.

Caravan to a Million successfully spotlights the Caravan/RV industry, driving engagement.

Caravan to a Million successfully spotlights the Caravan/RV industry and Caravan Shows
72% of participants advised that the trade promotion put caravanning/RVing ‘Front of mind’.
Launched in February and designed to focus on caravan/RV trade businesses and industry-run caravan shows now in its third month, it continues to drive consumers to visit their local dealership, service/repairs plus attend their state-run caravan show.
With over 650 participating trade businesses this is truly a national campaign, with each participating business having reached printer POS packs plus digital assets, it ensures that consumers are receiving a unified national message.
Consumers are rewarded with Free entries for visiting a local participating business, or attending a show and the quantity of entries increases when they purchase a caravan, product or service.
It is fantastic to see businesses incorporate the promotional assets provided and utilise them in their advertising and promotional efforts.
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Caravan Industry Association of Australia continues to invest heavily in connecting the campaign with Australians, in addition to working with each trade state association it is undertaking a significant investment in digital, social media and paid digital advertising across major platforms. This includes a range of TVC quality assets and an endorsement partnership with industry personality ‘Macca’ McGowan.

Industry celebrates the success of Road to a Million as caravan holiday park popularity holds firm amid a tightening tourism market

Caravanning in Australia has held its ground, demonstrating once again the industry’s resilience, but the rest of the tourism industry is catching.

Friends of Caravanning descends on Canberra

Meet some of the Strong Women Driving Change within our Industry

The industry is made up of so many talented and dedicated females who drive thought leadership and innovation across active roles within industry boards and associations and as strong leaders within their respective organisations.  On International Women’s Day, Caravan Industry Association of Australia profiles seven exceptional females in our industry and shares their diverse backgrounds, experiences, thoughts and wisdom around the opportunities available within the Australian caravanning and camping industry.

How to Use ChatGPT

One of the truths of the auto industry is that people buy stories, and they pay extra for good stories. Selling vehicles is all about crafting engaging stories, but all too often, the story is what dealers neglect the most. One of the biggest pain points in a dealership is writing the descriptions for the vehicles they sell, and the greater the dealership’s volume, the bigger a pain point this becomes.

Road 2 a Million proves a huge success, with its message resonating with Australians.  

Over 75,000 holidays amassing over 367,000 nights were recorded across the 1300 participating caravan holiday parks in the Road to a Million campaign this year—a cause for celebration for an industry that provides $27 billion to the Australian economy.

Caravan Parks are gearing up for the Easter Holidays

The Easter Holidays are one of the busiest times for caravan and holiday parks. The long weekend – plus the week of school holidays – is the perfect size for people to hitch up the caravan—long enough to get out of the house but too short for a trip overseas.