Panama City Beach sees record-breaking tourism numbers, officials say

According to officials with the Tourist Development Council, this August was up 25.4 percent compared to last August. According to the TDC's public relations manager, Catie Feeney, that's the most growth they've seen. Overall, officials say this year is up 10.2...

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PCB June bed taxes up 10.4 percent

A tax charged on hotel stays in Panama City Beach increased by 10.4 percent in June compared to the same month last year, a sign of robust tourism growth, officials said. The bed taxes, which are charged on hotel stays...

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Record bed tax indicates record visitors in June

The Bay County Tourist Development Council announced Tuesday record tourism development tax collection for Panama City Beach in June 2016. The collection was a 3.34-percent increase over the same month in 2015, indicating record numbers of visitors. “This summer is...

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