college spring break

Panama City Beach Spring Break Week 1

March 3, 2012 • 2 comments

It’s that time of year again.  The weather’s warming, the sand is beckoning and college students and families alike are getting spring-fever!  Our beaches are filling up this week and starting in […]

by Jason Koertge

Panama City Beach Spring Break more Family Friendly than Ever

March 2, 2009 • 25 comments

Spring Break 2009 on Panama City Beach will be more family friendly with regards to outgoing marketing efforts than it has been in several years, if ever.  This year, there […]

by Jason Koertge

MTV Picks Cancun over Panama City Beach

February 23, 2009 • 14 comments

Considering that the TDC/CVB has been paying MTV Networks so much money to promote college spring break, I was surprised to see that MTV is filming the 22nd season of […]

by Bryan Durta

Do families spend more on spring break than spring breakers? – Survey Results

May 17, 2008 • 13 comments

At the request of the Panama City Beach Tourist Development council, The Klages Group put together a visitor profile survey to compile information about who is coming to our beaches. […]

by Jason Koertge

5/13/08 TDC/CVB Meeting: Indian Summer Festival, College Spring Break

May 14, 2008 • 2 comments

Only 6 of the 9 Board members were present. Absent were Mike Nelson, Rick Russell, and Gary Walsingham. INDIAN SUMMER FESTIVAL UPDATE President Dan Rowe reported that things have not […]

by Bryan Durta

Exaggerated College Spring Break Numbers in the Media

May 7, 2008 • 9 comments

There is a problem with the College Spring Break economic impact figures that have been reported in the media this past season. I first noticed it when ABC affiliate, WMBB, […]

by Bryan Durta

A Written Warning to College Spring Breakers

April 28, 2008 • 30 comments

Mark Canfora, in his effort to reduce the harm brought by college spring break has requested that a “Disclaimer and Warning” be placed in all hotel rooms, condos, convenience stores, […]

by Jason Koertge

Letters to the TDC – Opposing College Spring Break

April 7, 2008 • 24 comments

In support of the College Spring Break opposition, Mark Canfora is presenting several documents to the TDC at Tomorrows meeting. Quote: To TDC Board Members, To sit by and watch […]

by Jason Koertge

Notes from the April 2, 2008 TDC/CVB Marketing Committee Meeting

April 4, 2008 • 4 comments

9 of the 11 committee members were present. Absent was Debi Knight and Paul Wohlford. Indian Summer Festival Two organizations interested in taking over operation of the festival made presentations. […]

by Bryan Durta

Big Spring Break Week

March 12, 2008 • 0 comments

In addition to hosting 6 college spring breakers at my home (friends of my wife), the rest of Panama City has seen a huge influx of kids this week. I […]

by Jason Koertge