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fall

Locals Love PCB in the Fall

5 Reasons Why Locals Love Fall in Panama City Beach and why you should too!   It’s no secret that Panama City Beach is THE Florida beach to visit in the peak of summertime. However, it is our opinion that the fall season is the absolute best time of year to plan a trip down […]

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red tide

Florida Extends Tourism Boost to Gulf Coast Locales Hurt by Red Tide

Much of Florida’s beaches remain pristine and algae-free and other parts of the state are seeing a boost as tourists relocate their vacations. This year’s red tide is the latest wake-up call to climate change that the state’s tourism industry has had to grapple with. — Dan Peltier   Red tide, a naturally occurring toxic […]

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south's best

Cast Your Vote for the South’s Best 2019 Southern Living South’s Best 2019 Southern Living Magazine is searching for the South’s best – chosen by you. Get you vote in for Panama City Beach in Southern Living’s Best of the South 2019 for the category of “The South’s Best Beach Town.” Click here to nominate the Real.Fun.Beach. and to […]

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pcb vacation for life

Lodging At Southeast Destinations Holding Steady For Summer

Moderate and gradual increases in occupancy, room rate, and revenue have positioned Southeast destination lodging properties on pace for a new, though modest summer record. This positive summary was released yesterday by Inntopia in their DestiMetrics* Monthly Market Briefing to participating destination communities. This month’s analysis includes additional destinations in Virginia, South Carolina, and Florida […]

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front beach road

Front Beach Road Segment 2 Moves Toward Spring 2019 Completion

Stretching from Richard Jackson Boulevard to South Thomas Drive, the 1.3 miles of renovations will include new roadways, a trolley lane, sidewalks, lighting, landscaping and underground utilities. After a series of delays, the Front Beach Road Community Redevelopment Area Segment 2 road project is expected to be finished Spring 2019, officials announced at Thursday’s Panama […]

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pirates of the high seas

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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gulf coast jam

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

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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occupancy

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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assigned seats

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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