3/23/2016Truly an Award-Winning Beach!

PANAMA CITY BEACH NOTABLE ACCOLADES AS OF MARCH 2016 · “50 states, 50 dates: Romantic activities around the USA” – USAToday.com, 2016 · “The 10 Best Beaches in Florida” – CondeNastTraveler.com, 2016 · “The South’s Best Beaches” – SouthernLiving.com, 2016 · “Ten Beaches to Visit Now” – National Geographic Traveler, 2016 · “Top 10 U.S. Beaches” – TripAdvisor, 2016 · “Top 10 Beaches in the U.S.” – Smarter Travel, 2015 · “Best Scuba Diving Sites in the U.S. & Caribbean”, - USA Today 10Best, 2015 · # 10 “Best U.S. Beaches” – TripAdvisor, 2015 ·

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3/1/2016PCB Springs Forward

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. – With a strong economy fueled by record-breaking growth in tourism, Panama City Beach has steadily gained ground, becoming a popular year-round destination and less economically dependent on any single season of visitation. The changes have not gone unnoticed: in the first months of 2016 alone, Panama City Beach has been named as one of National Geographic Traveler ’s “Ten Beaches to Visit Now,” a Top 10 U.S. Beach by TripAdvisor , and one of “The South’s Best Beaches” by Southern Living .

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11/3/2015Jayna Leach joins PCB as Vice President of Marketing

Visit Panama City Beach announces Jayna Leach has joined the award-winning destination marketing organization as vice president of marketing. In her role, Leach will lead all travel marketing efforts for the Northwest Florida beachside community including advertising, social media and public relations. "Jayna has an extensive background working with marketing and communications in the Panama City Beach community," shares Visit Panama City Beach President and CEO Dan Rowe. "We are thrilled that she will be returning to Visit Panama City Beach,

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10/1/2015Pirates invade for 2015 Pirates of the High Seas Fest

As pirates of all ages descend on Panama City Beach for the Pirates of the High Seas Fest over Columbus Day weekend, the destination announces a special geotour treasure hunt. Launching during the fifth annual Pirates of the High Seas Fest (Friday, Oct. 9 through Sunday, Oct. 11), the Panama City Beach Pirates of the High Seas GeoTour will be available year around, offering a pirate-themed geotour scavenger hunt of the World's Most Beautiful Beaches. "Columbus Day weekend is synonymous with pirates as well as fantastic fall weather here in

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9/23/2015Luxury living in Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach, known for its sugar-white sand beaches and emerald green waters, hosts visitors all year round to enjoy the destination's spectacular weather, along with many special events and activities. Couples and adults who are seeking a relaxing weekend to indulge in some of the Gulf Coast's finest hospitality have a variety of options. With luxury spas and well-appointed accommodations featuring wide balconies and expansive views of the Gulf of Mexico, adults can escape from their nine-to-five routine and experience a truly exquisite

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8/3/2015Record-Breaking Visitation for Panama City Beach

The Bay County Tourist Development Council announces record tourism development tax collections for Panama City Beach in the month of June 2015, indicating a record number of visitors for that month. The collection was an increase of 6.6 percent over the same month in 2014. For the fiscal year beginning in October 2014, Panama City Beach tourist development tax collections are up 11.4 percent, over the same timeframe from the previous year. "Successful sports tournaments during the month of June were an important part of Panama City Beach's

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6/1/2015Off-the-Beach Attractions in Panama City Beach

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla., July 30, 2015 - Panama City Beach is famously home to 27 miles of sugar-white sand beaches, but also offers fun-filled attractions for guests to enjoy off the beach. From thrill rides and putt-putt to the whirling waters of Shipwreck Island Water Park, there is a lot to discover in Panama City Beach. Attractions in Panama City Beach include: Amusement Parks, Arcades and Mini-Golf: • Coconut Creek Family Fun Park Whether getting lost in the Gran Maze, a one-of-a-kind labyrinth about the size of a football field, or playing

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4/14/2015Sports Events at the Beach

Known for 320 days of annual sunshine and crystal white beaches, Panama City Beach continues to provide the premier backdrop for America's trending sports-cation experience. Thanks to state-of-the-art facilities, fields and courts, the destination is projected to welcome over 2,500 athletic teams this year alone, along with an additional 16,000 individual competition athletes. Many activities take place at Frank Brown Park, the main sports facility equipped with nine baseball and softball diamonds, three soccer fields, four multi-purpose

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4/9/2015Savvy adult travelers target late spring trips

Empty-Nester's in the know are discovering that late spring - when schools are back in session - is a great time for an adult Spring Escape. Between Easter (April 5) and Memorial Day (May 25), Empty-Nesters can take advantage of beautiful spring weather and plenty of secluded stretches of sand complemented by the Gulf Coast's finest hospitality. "Spring in Panama City Beach is a perfect time to cash in a few vacation days and escape to our emerald waters and sugar sand beaches," shares Visit Panama City Beach President and CEO Dan Rowe. "This

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4/6/20152015 Gulf Coast Jam headliners announced

As a destination where top country music stars frequently visit to play (in both senses of the word), Panama City Beach has earned a reputation as "Nashville's Beach." The destination is continuing that tradition with the Third Annual Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam this Labor Day Weekend Sept. 4-6, 2015. Headliners this year include Keith Urban, Miranda Lambert, and Lady Antebellum with Hunter Hayes and Sam Hunt. "Last year's Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam was the most successful to date and we are thrilled to once again host a who's who of talent for a

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