'WELL BELOW LEVELS OF CONCERN' DEP releases test results and wind blows oil away (PHOTOS and TRAJECTORY MAP)
The Emerald Coast may get a break from the onslaught of the Deepwater Horizon spill this week. The NOAA is forecasting that southeasterly winds up to 22 knots will spare Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Walton counties. Oil will continue to coat the... read more
More oil spill fallout: RVs roll past favorite Walton County campgrounds
MIRAMAR BEACH Area hotels and condominiums are not the only lodgings to see more cancellations and fewer reservations related to the BP oil spill. Local RV parks and campgrounds have been hit equally hard, as tourists who would normally spend... read more
Florida Panhandle: is it OK to visit?
John Matarese travels to Destin, Ft. Walton, and Panama City to find out what these popular vacation spots are really like during the summer of the oil spill. read more
BURST FOURTH: Out of state plates rule oil-free holiday weekend but rest of the month in flux (UDPATED with PHOTOS)
As tar balls seemingly skipped Destin beaches over the weekend, the Fourth of July holiday saw thousands of tourists and locals alike pack the beaches for some fun in the sun. It was great. We had an excellent weekend, said Jeanne Dailey,... read more
The Gulf Oil Spill Help Center Dramatically Intensifies Its Efforts To Assist Vacation Rental Property Owners In ...
Out of concern vacation rental property owners in Destin, Florida, and Orange Beach, Alabama will lose most of their summer rental income, because of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster, the Gulf Oil Spill Help Center is intensifying its efforts to get these owners identified, so the group can attempt to streamline the claims process for these homeowners. Other effected groups include ... read more
No To Oil-Covered Gulf Beaches, Yes To Beaches Of The Great Lakes
The oil spill in the Gulf certainly isn't helping tourism there this summer, but 1,300 miles north, some communities are seeing an increase in vacationers. read more
GetMoreVacations.com says, Gulf Coast is Beautiful and Open for Business!
GetMoreVacations.com is spreading the message that many of the beaches and waters in the Gulf of Mexico are open after the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill off the coast of Louisiana. GetMoreVacations.com will be an associate sponsor of the #42 NASCAR Nationwide Series race car July 9th in the Dollar General 300 at Chicagoland Speedway. read more