Fleetwood Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: FLE), a leading producer of recreational vehicles and a leading manufacturer and retailer of manufactured housing, announced today its plans for a spring 2005 consumer launching of Fleetwood Vacation Club, the RV business’s first nationwide motor home shared-ownership program.
Fleetwood Holiday Club (FVC) would be a Points-based membership application that will give its members many advantages, such as entry to Class A gas motor homes, including Discovery, along with Class C gas-powered engine houses, including Tioga, from engaging Fleetwood franchise places. These motor homes will soon be appointed entirely and will soon be possessed by Fleetwood Holiday Club. Members will be able to utilize those motor homes for intervals ranging from 1 week annually to many months each year, more than ten years.
Among those advantages, Fleetwood Holiday Club RCI will encourage Fleetwood Holiday Club together with RCI®Points, allowing FVC members to swap their own FVC things for holidays at hotels within RCI’s international community.FVC has been awarded RCI Gold Crown status, an award earned by a select number of RCI affiliates who have achieved excellence in quality, conveniences, and service criteria.
“Fleetwood is known as an RV Market Innovator, and the coming launch of Fleetwood Holiday Club is still another illustration of our push to enlarge the range of RVing to wider audiences via new products and applications,” explained Ed Caudill, president, and chief executive officer of Fleetwood Enterprises, Inc.
“Fleetwood Vacation Club will start the Doors to the RV lifestyle to a whole new group of customers,” said Chris Braun, executive vice president of Fleetwood RV. “More people are going to be able to experience and enjoy the RV lifestyle in a more versatile way that fits their schedule, lifestyle, and budget.”
Michael J. Puntoriero, that combined Fleetwood Puntoriero, previously a working associate with Arthur Andersen, is operating with a management group that combines Fleetwood veterans with business specialists in franchising and Immunology.”This is truly an exciting moment for Fleetwood,” said Puntoriero. “Dealers are going to have the opportunity to participate in a genuine franchise, which we think will help drive their business value.
“The prevalence of RVing hasn’t been Larger,” additional Puntoriero. “Our franchisees are going to have the ability to supply all of the liberty of RVing and the calibre of our superior products to a far wider consumer market. It is all about having an excellent holiday experience at the comfort of the luxury products – at a cost within reach of couples, families, and anybody with a taste for adventure.”
Specific details about FVC places, Subscription levels, and costs will likely be released nearer to the launching of Membership earnings in spring 2005. Further Details on Fleetwood Holiday Club Can be obtained at www.fleetwoodvacationclub.com.