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All things beach, vacation, fun, and relaxation!

Pirates of the High Seas Festival

Ahoy matey! A pirate invasion is on the horizon. A staple event in the community of Panama City Beach, the Pirates of the High Seas Festival is set to bring another invasion to its shores this Columbus Day weekend. Taking place at Pier Park and Grand Lagoon from October 5 – October 7, 2018, the […]

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This Is How We Roll: Gulf Coast Jam Continues To Bring Country To The Coast

Returning for its sixth year in 2018, Gulf Coast Jam rocks the music festival world and brings country’s biggest names to the stage. This year, over the weekend of August 31 – September 2, festivalgoers from across the world will travel to Panama City Beach. Tickets for 2018 are on sale and preferred lodging packages are […]

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SkyWheel Panama City Beach Anticipated To Open In August

Visitors and locals alike have been looking forward to the new observation attraction in Panama City Beach and it seems that August might be the month to finally experience the fun. The SkyWheel is the second observation amusement from SkyWheel attractions (the first is located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina) and is anticipated to open […]

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Steady Occupancy and Revenue Figures Continue at Southeast Destinations

In the most recent lodging data for the Southeast released last week by Vermont-based Inntopia in their DestiMetrics Monthly Market Briefing, participating destination communities at seven resorts in four southeastern states including South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, and Alabama are maintaining consistent occupancy and revenues for both the month of June and the full summer season. […]

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Southwest CEO Says Assigned Seats Still Don’t Make Sense

You have to give Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly credit. Analysts are constantly prodding him to embrace tried-and-true approaches for generating ancillary revenue. For the most part, he resists. He doesn’t want to mess with the airline’s secret sauce. — Brian Sumers With higher fuel prices likely to stick around for the foreseeable future, U.S. […]

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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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