The newly released Bed Tax figures show Panama City Beach and Mexico Beach had a good start for the summer tourism season.
PCB June Up 8.1%
Y.T.D. Up 6.6%
June Up 10.7%
The bed tax collections for the month of June were up 8.1% over the same month a year ago. For the year-to-date at PCB, the collections are 6.6% better than they were last year.
The news was even better in Mexico Beach, where the June numbers represented a 10.7% improvement over June 2012. Florida tourism overall is on the rebound. The state recorded its largest numbers ever in the first three months of the year.