Predictions

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

Bed Tax Revenue Soars in March

May 24, 2012 • 7 comments

Tourism traffic was definitely up in March of this year as indicated by the latest bed tax revenue monthly report. Year over year, March of this year was an astounding 19.4% up over last year. Looking closer reveals an even more astounding 38% increase over 2009, our last “low” point over the last 6 years.

by Jason Koertge

2012 Tourism Revenue Predictions

March 28, 2012 • 6 comments

Every year we anxiously look forward to the tourism season, which consists mostly of about 8 months.  While we see tourists travel here year round, when you come to the […]

by Jason Koertge

2011 Tourism Predictions- Staffing Spree

February 21, 2011 • 1 comment

This is the third article in a series that explores 2011 Tourism Predictions for Panama City Beach. “If you market it, you must be prepared to staff it” This is […]

by Rya Holloway Phillips

2011 Tourism Predictions – Resorts

January 17, 2011 • 4 comments

This is the second article in a series that explores 2011 Tourism Predictions for Panama City Beach. We’ve checked in with the airport, and now it’s time to turn our […]

by Rya Holloway Phillips

New Airport Set to Triple Numbers 2011

January 12, 2011 • 10 comments

This is the first article in a series that explores 2011 Tourism Predictions for Panama City Beach. Spring is right around the corner, and along with the knowledge of the […]

by Rya Holloway Phillips