Tag Archive: Oil Spill

BP Grants Panama City Beach $485,000 for 2013 Seafood and Music Festival

November 28, 2012 1:09 pm The Resort Collection was delighted to host a press conference Tuesday, November 27, 2012, at Ocean’s Bar & Grill gulf- and pool-side restaurant at Edgewater Beach & Golf Resort. The Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce was awarded $485,000.00 from the BP Gulf Tourism and Seafood Promotional Fund, to be allocated towards the 2013 Panama City Beach […]

Florida Tourism Video on BP.com

October 4, 2010 3:51 pm Paul Wohlford, VP of Sales & Marketing for The Resort Collection was interviewed in a recent Florida Tourism video on bp.com. Check it out! //bp.concerts.com/gom/floridatourism_091910..htm

Deepwater Horizon Oil Update from Bay County Public Information Office

September 14, 2010 2:33 pm Crews will begin removing the boom in the St. Andrew Pass on Wednesday morning, after state Department of Environmental Protection Agency officials determined the state would fund the effort. “The chance of any surface oil making it here is almost zero,” Bay County Emergency Services Chief Mark Bowen said, highlighting that the purpose of the boom […]

NOAA Reopens More Than 5,000 Square Miles of Closed Gulf Fishing Area!

August 10, 2010 3:47 pm Good News! Today fhe National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced that it will reopen 5,144 square miles of Gulf waters to commercial and recreational finfish fishing. The reopening was announced after consultation with FDA and under a reopening protocol agreed to by NOAA, the FDA, and the Gulf states. The following is an excerpt from […]

It’s a Beautiful Day in Panama City Beach!

August 10, 2010 3:31 pm   What a beautiful day in Panama City Beach! The seaweed is still present along the shoreline but we are tar ball free! White sand and emerald water awaits you.

NOAA Reports Surface Oil no Longer a Threat to Florida!

August 2, 2010 1:23 pm The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Friday that surface oil is no longer a threat to Florida. Check out this feature article in The Destin Log! The following is an excerpt from the article: Surface oil no longer poses a threat to Florida coastlines, federal officials said Friday, but submerged oil could continue to […]

NOAA Re-opens One-Third of Closed Gulf Fishing Area

July 23, 2010 1:17 pm NOAA re-opened 26,388 square miles of Gulf waters to commercial and recreational fishing on Thursday, July 22, 2010. The reopening of a third of the overall closed area was announced after consultation with FDA and under a re-opening protocol agreed to by NOAA, the FDA, and the Gulf states. Since mid-June, NOAA data have shown […]

NOAA Oil Spill Projection Update!

July 21, 2010 6:36 pm   The NOAA map shows that we are not in the projection path! Our beautiful beaches in Panama City Beach remain open and unscathed by the wrath of the oil spill. We’ve been fortunate with favorable winds enabling us to remain out of the path of the oil trajectory throughout the nearly 90-day ordeal. We continue […]

Pack Your Bags and Head to the Beach!

July 16, 2010 2:51 pm   Pack your bags and head to the beach- the cap has worked and the oil has stopped leaking! Our beaches are still beautiful and it isn’t too late to take your summer vacation now! Come stay with us!