Panama City Beach sees record tourism numbers in March

PANAMA City BEACH — Following achieving a modern milestone, Dan Rowe, president and CEO of Pay a visit to Panama City Seaside, says the city is with no a question an “all-American beach front town.”

According to Rowe, March of this year was the busiest March in the tourism history of Panama Metropolis Beach front, making pretty much $2.9 million in tourism development tax profits. That is about $400,000 extra than March 2021, which earlier held the title. 

It must be mentioned that 2021 was the Beach’s busiest 12 months at any time, bringing in about $36.75 million in tourism tax collections. 

Panama City Beach was flooded with tourists in March, making the month the busiest March in the city's history. This picture was taken on March 17.

“This yr, we understood that we have been likely to maintain on to most of the company we obtained very last calendar year mainly because the fundamentals of our group are solid, (but) we failed to know if we would exceed very last year’s (numbers) mainly because we had been anticipating a sector correction (just after the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020),” Rowe said. “We were being thrilled that the benefits of March came in where they ended up.

“… It really goes to present the value of that excellent seashore expertise in people’s life.”

The metropolis also was equipped to crack the history with out relying on crowds of spring breakers to improve its economy in March — a little something PCB counted on before 2015, when large crowds of party hungry, school-aged travellers would flock to the region each individual calendar year.

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