Articles tagged “spring break”

Spring Break Faces Sobering Lockdown as Public Beaches Close in Florida

Spring Break Faces Sobering Lockdown as Public Beaches Close in Florida

Brad Brooks and Zachary Fagenson, Reuters

Right as spring break would normally be at its peak, gatherings of more than ten people were restricted in Miami.

5 months ago

Travel Advisors Deal With Torrent of Spring Break Cancellations, Vacation Swaps

Travel Advisors Deal With Torrent of Spring Break Cancellations, Vacation Swaps

Linda Humphrey, Skift

Spring break travel is in wait-and-see mode as travel advisors field calls from clients rattled by the coronavirus pandemic. Some travelers are swapping their trips for “safer” spots like Hawaii, Florida, and the Caribbean.

5 months ago

Florida Beach Town’s Tourism Rebounds After Violent Spring Break

Florida Beach Town’s Tourism Rebounds After Violent Spring Break

Melissa Nelson-Gabriel, Associated Press

The Spring Break violence in Panama City Beach, Florida seems to have pushed the locals into action as they try to address excessive drinking and overcrowding. In addition to just clamping down on enforcement there is a public-private partnership to develop a new sports facility near the beach.

5 years ago

Panama City Is Desperate to Improve Its Reputation as a Spring Break Disaster

Panama City Is Desperate to Improve Its Reputation as a Spring Break Disaster

Associated Press

We're pretty sure that 11 months of disinfectants can't clean up the mess of one spring break.

5 years ago

Florida Towns Try to Help Panama City Solve Its Spring Break Tourist Dilemma

Florida Towns Try to Help Panama City Solve Its Spring Break Tourist Dilemma

Tamara Lush and Melissa Nelson-Gabriel, Associated Press

How do you convince businesses that the best few weeks of their year are actually bad?

5 years ago