RV Park and Campground Directory in GPS points-of-interest (POI) Format
DES MOINES – February 21, 2007: Des Moines, IA based GPS POI US, LLC and Falls Church, VA based National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) announce the immediate availability of the GoCampingAmerica.com RV Park and Campground Directory in GPS points-of-interest (POI) format.
Leading GPS device manufacturers have empowered consumers by providing them the ability to install custom POI files. This feature permits consumers to customize their GPS devices to their own unique interests.
The release of the GoCampingAmerica.com RV GPS file represents the industry’s first branded custom POI file.
Linda Profaizer, ARVC President notes, “By enabling customers to install their own POI files, the GPS manufacturers have opened up powerful doors for our members and their customers. No longer do we have to wait for the GPS mapping providers to include our member RV parks and campgrounds in their databases. Now, with the expertise of GPS POI US, we can get our member park’s locations directly into the hands of our target consumers, and in a much more timely manner.”
“Linda and her staff really recognized the power that custom POI files provides their organization” says GPS POI US President Jeff Carpenter. “ARVC is providing their members with a great service, by getting their member’s RV park and campground locations directly into the hands of RV travelers across the US.”
The GoCampingAmerica.com RV GPS POI file is immediately available at http://www.findrvcampgrounds.com as an electronic download at a cost of $35. Annual updates to the file will be available for $20. The file contains over 4000 member parks and campgrounds, including their street address, and phone number. Using a compatible GPS, consumers will be auto-routed directly to the campground’s location. The GPS POI file is compatible with many Garmin, TomTom, Magellan and Navman GPS devices.
The National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) is the national trade association representing over 4000 RV parks and campgrounds throughout the United States and Canada. The association is headquartered in Falls Church, Va. More information about the association can be found at http://www.arvc.org . Additional information about the association's member parks, an online directory of parks and other camping services, and general information for camping consumers can be found at http://www.gocampingamerica.com . Additional information about RVs and RV’ing can be found at http://www.gorving.com .
GPS POI US, LLC operates one of the leading GPS POI portals on the Internet at
http://www.gps-poi-us.com where hundreds of custom GPS POI files are available, including the industry leading Red Light Traffic Camera GPS Alert file. GPS POI US provides organizations with the expertise to put their location-based content directly in the hands of their customer’s GPS devices.