Tourism

August Bed Tax Numbers up 15% Year Over Year

November 29, 2012 • 0 comments

Having just realized that I never did a bed tax revenue report for August, I wanted to get this out real quick.  August this year seemed strong in our own […]

by Jason Koertge

Fishing Tournament along side PCB Seafood Festival

October 18, 2012 • 1 comment

Deep-Sea & Bay Fishing Tournament is coming to Capt. Anderson’s Marina the last weekend of October.   They are calling it the Lionfish Dive Tournament, officially it is the inaugural  […]

by Britt Matthews

3 Reasons to Come to the Beach This Weekend

September 26, 2012 • 2 comments

If Panama City Beach is like a second home to you, then you know that this time of year is THE BEST time of year to come to the beach. […]

by Jason Koertge

July Bed Tax Revenue Numbers UP 1.59% over 2011

September 18, 2012 • 0 comments

Summer’s almost over and July was another banner bed tax revenue month.  April, May and June were record breaking months and July just barely cinched an improvement coming in at […]

by Jason Koertge

New Tourism Strategic Plan for Panama City Beach Released

September 17, 2012 • 10 comments

Looking into the future creates feelings of excitement and anticipation.  Dreaming of what prosperity may come from careful planning and growth makes me all giddy inside.  At last week’s TDC […]

by Jason Koertge

The Awesome Conservation Park and Trail System You Knew Nothing About

September 14, 2012 • 3 comments

While we’ve been bustling and hustling, the city municipality rolled out a huge conservation park and trail system that winds around a large array of retention ponds and natural Florida forestry  […]

by Jason Koertge

June Tourism up 19.9%

August 14, 2012 • 7 comments

There’s been a lot of talk about bed tax lately, primarily because it is a good barometer of where the tourism market is.  May’s numbers were up just under 25%, […]

by Jason Koertge

Record Breaking Tourism Month for May

July 18, 2012 • 0 comments

Summer tourism is off to an explosive start with May’s bed tax revenue numbers literally smashing the mild record that was set last year. Total collections for May of 2012 […]

by Jason Koertge

What is the Bay County Bed Tax

July 17, 2012 • 0 comments

We talk a lot about Bed Tax around here, because largely it’s a fairly accurate snapshot of the vitality of our tourism industry.  Bed Tax, or officially known as the […]

by Jason Koertge

Foreclosures & Summertime Dreaming on The Beach Show

July 13, 2012 • 0 comments

1.  Deal #1 is a Wild Heron Foreclosed bungalow for only $279,900 SEVERAL OFFERS ON THE TABLE AT TIME OF FILMING. 2,496 square feet, 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths Gated […]

by Karen Smith