The golden sunshine, southern hospitality and quaint beachside charm you've always experienced in Panama City Beach is nothing new. What is new, however, is almost everything else! A new skyline of distinctive architecture fills the horizon, and a collection of enchanting eateries, exhilarating attractions and chic retail are arriving daily. New museums, theaters, galleries and parks are on their way. The pedestrian friendly renovation of Front Beach Road that parallels the Gulf of Mexico will bring sidewalks, bike trails, tropical landscaping, a public trolley system and a fresh new look to the beach.
The development of Back Beach Road (Highway 98) that runs through the heart of Panama City Beach is making history and this is only the beginning! READ MORE
At 4000 acres, the new airport site will be larger than Atlanta's Hartsfield Airport. The new Bay County International Airport, scheduled to break ground in mid 2007, will be completed in 2009 opening travel channels throughout the US, Europe and Asia. Panama City Beach will quickly emerge as one of the most sought-after travel destinations in the world.
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"Panama City is an economy waiting to break out," says Steven Cochrane, chief regional economist for Moody's Economy.com. READ MORE
NEW YORK TIMES
"LIKE a supermodel showing off her good side, Panama City Beach is not shy about flaunting its most valuable asset.
''The World's Most Beautiful Beaches,'' boasts the sign at the end of Hathaway Bridge, which leads into the city......." READ MORE