Resort Collection Blog

All things beach, vacation, fun, and relaxation!

Beach Warning Flags

Stay safe. Know the beach flags. When swimming in the Gulf of Mexico, safety should be your top priority. In Panama City Beach color-coded beach flags are in place to keep the public aware of sea conditions at all times. Remember, double red means stay out of the water – you could be arrested for […]

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Do You Like To Travel?

OPMA Travel Circle is giving you exclusive deals and the absolute best rates.  Resort Collection is a member of the most prestigious organization in our industry, the Onsite Property Management Association (OPMA). OPMA is a membership-based association that joins like-minded property management companies together with vendors/suppliers in order to protect, regulate, and advance the vacation rental […]

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Fourth of July on Tap To Be Busiest Air Travel Day in U.S. History

Many U.S. travelers have become accustomed to long security lines in recent years, but new technologies could make the experience somewhat faster and more bearable this summer. — Dan Peltier Buckle up. The Friday before July 4 may approach a record for the busiest day ever for U.S. airports, the head of Transportation Security Administration […]

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Have You Seen This Child?

Chances are you have…on trucks, billboards, and more! The boy (we call him Goggles) is the face of our 2018 marketing campaign and is already turning heads—in a very good way. His bright smile and colorful, orange goggles give the perfect picture of what it’s like to go to the beach. Look for him locally […]

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AAA: Summer Gas Prices Expected To Start Dropping

Short term gas prices may have peaked. The American Automobile Association predicted Tuesday prices at the pump should soon start dropping because oil and gas futures plunged after Russia and Saudi Arbia expressed interest in raising the oil supply. “The drop in crude should amount to a discount of at least 10 cents at the […]

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2018 PCB Summer Concert Series

FREE summer concert series at Aaron Bessant Park Thursday nights, June 7th through August 9th | 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Visit Panama City Beach Parks and Recreation website for more information.

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Summer Booking Pace Surges During April At Southeast Destinations

Southeast destinations in Florida managed strong… during the month of April following a sluggish performance last month for summer bookings. According to the most recent data released by Vermont-based Inntopia in their monthly DestiMetrics Market Briefing, as of April 30, aggregated occupancy among participating destinations for the full summer season from March through August is […]

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Will July 1 Florida Law Restrict Your Beach Access?

Thankfully, this law won’t affect our Bay County beaches. Our local government passed an ordinance saying that all the beaches in our county are subject to this public use easement based on customary use. By keeping them public it allows for us to use Bay County Tourist Development tax dollars to fund renourishment projects and […]

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Florida Seeks Tourism Boost After Alberto Blows Through

As winds and rains let up from Subtropical Storm Alberto, Florida officials Tuesday were quickly spinning ways to draw tourists to areas that may have missed out on Memorial Day crowds. State Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis and Gov. Rick Scott, during an appearance at the Walton County Emergency Operations Center in DeFuniak Springs, expressed […]

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Treat Mom to Brunch in Panama City Beach

Mother’s Day Brunch Sunday, May 13, 2018 We’ve hand-selected five Panama City Beach restaurants offering Mother’s Day brunch that will easily make any mom feel relaxed, pampered and catered to on her special day. (All the events take place on Mother’s Day, May 13th. Reservations are strongly recommended if establishment allows.) Firefly Casual Fine Dining […]

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