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Tuesday, April 25, 2017



Destin ranks high as popular summer destination

by Wendy Victora Planning a trip to Destin this summer? You are apparently not alone since...

Destin ranks high in rental investments

by Abraham Galvan For the second year, Rented.com has released its annual short-term rental income report...

TALKING TOURISM: Tourists demand first-rate culinary, customer service experience

The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association is the main (not-for-profit) organization linking people involved in...

Rent & Roll: RV stays in Destin

by Savannah Vasquez Maybe you’ve heard of Airbnb and VRSO, but did you know there is...

TALKING TOURISM: A layman’s look at how bed tax works

By Martin Owen | Talking Tourism I’ve been asked a number of times to explain how...

The strange laws of Destin

by Annie Blanks Ever thought about taking a jar of sand home from the beach? What...

Talking Tourism: Visit Florida not out of danger yet

A few weeks ago I wrote about the challenges to Visit Florida that are taking...

Businesses on the lookout for fake IDs

By Jennie McKeon SANDESTIN — Monday morning, Sunset Bay Cafe Owner Bryce Jarvis started his week...

TURTLE TIME: People can help nesting sea turtles

Special to Destin.com March is the beginning of Florida’s sea turtle nesting season, when female sea...

HISTORY MYSTERY: How did folks get medical attention in early Destin?

A reader recently asked where the folks went to the doctor before there were cars,...

Large U.S. flag erected near Mid Bay Bridge

By Heather Osbourne A crowd at Legendary Marina erupted in cheers recently as the business raised...

TALKING TOURISM: Social media can’t be downplayed as an influence on tourism

When you go on vacation, how do you get advice on where to go, stay...

Off-the-grid wedding venue in South Walton

by Deborah Wheeler Southern Hybrid Homes and Good Samaritan Institute has announced the opening of Point...

Baytowne gets rejuvenated

by Deborah Wheeler The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin is going through a rejuvenation this...

Eglin requires permit for beachgoers

by Annie Blanks Beachgoers hoping to soak up the sun on the beach at the foot...

6 Tips for renting your condo

Are you thinking about going into the condo rental business? Does the thought of owning...

Beachfront property sale sets record

By Kelly Humphrey A South Walton County Realtor has shattered the record for the highest priced...

TALKING TOURISM: Defund Visit Florida? Better do the arithmetic first

By Martin Owen | Special to the Daily News There is trouble in Tallahassee. Some lawmakers...

New homes ready at Inlet Beach

By Heather Osbourne A new boutique beach development offers Gulf-view homes in South Walton County. Heron at...

Home2 Hilton celebrates grand opening

by Abraham Galvan The new Home2 Suites by Hilton in Destin is ready to accommodate any...
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