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2019 pcb spring events

Upcoming 2019 Spring Events in Panama City Beach

Emerald Coast Cruisin’ Car Show March 5-9, 2019 Aaron Bessant Park Twice a year, Aaron Bessant Park becomes a giant outdoor showroom for thousands of hot rods, classic cars and speedsters for this three-day event! While your family weaves through dozens of rows of iconic vehicles, keep your ears alert for cash and swag giveaways. […]

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The Beginner’s Guide To Furnishing A Vacation Rental

Long before you can think about building a vacation rental website or commissioning professional photos of your property, there is one important hurdle to cross: furnishing your vacation rental. While a blank slate of a property is the dream for some homeowners, it fills others with dread to even think about the potentially mammoth task […]

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travel resolutions

5 Travel Resolutions for the New Year

HINT: you can achieve all travel resolutions in one vacation to Panama City Beach! With the New Year quickly approaching, it’s a time-honored tradition to begin making a list for resolutions to accomplish. Being in the hospitality industry, we decided to cater to the “travelers” of the world and share our 5 travel resolutions for […]

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hurricane michael

When Will Tourists Be Able to Return to the Florida Panhandle?

Recovery will be slow for many of the vacation spots devastated by Hurricane Michael. But there are some options in the area for vacationers looking for a winter getaway. “Our unit is totally gone,” said Michael Allen, a homeowner in Mexico Beach, Fla., one of the towns on the Florida panhandle hit hardest by Hurricane […]

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Cooking Together with Chef Philippe Robles

Monte Cristo Strata Your perfect Christmas side dish or Holidays Pot-Luck Ingredients Feeds 8 people Softened butter One 1 1/4-pound loaf bakery white bread—crusts removed, bread sliced (about 18 slices) 1/4 cup grainy mustard 1 pound thinly sliced Virginia ham 2 tablespoons chopped tarragon, plus more for garnish 3/4-pound Gruyère cheese, coarsely shredded (3 cups) […]

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Panama City Beach New Year’s Eve Beach Ball Drop

Panama City Beach may be best known for fun in the sun, but one of Northwest Florida’s most exciting annual events happens after dark: The New Year’s Eve Beach Ball Drop!   Come to Panama City Beach on December 31st to enjoy not one but two great opportunities to welcome in the New Year at […]

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employee spotlight

During the days following Michael, our employees displayed extraordinary strength and dedication to Resort Collection, putting their personal needs second to the company. We saw them show up for work the day following the storm, when lines of communication were nonexistent, to help in any way they could. We are in awe of their commitment […]

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hurricane michael

How to donate after Hurricane Michael

“If you can be patient as you are generous, we can make it through this wonderfully.”   As images of Hurricane Michael’s devastation in Bay County and surrounding areas spread in the days following the storm, groups motivated by compassion began sending supplies to the storm-hit areas. That generosity is appreciated, but the trailer-clogged roads […]

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Tourism marketing backed after Hurricane Michael, red tide

The crisis-response campaign, which is something Visit Florida officials admit they have had to become experts at the past few years, will expand as counties still digging out from Michael are able to start welcoming visitors.   The state’s tourism-marketing arm wants to send a message to potential visitors: Hurricane damage and fish-killing red tide […]

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Bay County Employers Are Hiring After Hurricane Michael

The largest employers in Bay County are showing that Hurricane Michael can’t run them out of town. But housing will play a key role in keeping businesses—and their employees—afloat. Becca Hardin, president of the Bay Economic Development Alliance, said while it’s too early to tell how much of the county’s workforce was lost, major employers […]

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