July 25, 2024


Travel Finishes First

New hotel opens close to Northwest Florida Worldwide Seashores Airport

PANAMA Town, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – Northwest Florida Beach locations International Airport is setting sky-superior records for passenger visitors. But in the past, all those people vacationers didn’t have a nearby spot to stay during people extensive layovers and delays. Until finally now.

The St. Joe Company introduced Thursday the grand opening of the Hilton Backyard Inn by the airport.

The new resort presents 143 visitor rooms, as perfectly as a meeting area, and pool. The Yard Grille And Bar will be out there to people dwelling and performing in the community, as properly as visitors and resort company. Outdoor patio and fireplace seating are available in addition to the inside of dining places.

Common manager Katja Chatfield reported she’s fired up to open up the only resort in the place.

“(Thursday) at 2:15, we flipped the change and reservations ended up starting to be are living for (Thursday) and then two hours later on we had our very first guest verify-in. So it did not consider long at all for individuals to come across out we were open up and I experienced quite a few phone calls today of visitors telling me ‘Oh my gosh, I have been seeing the web-site and at last it said you were obtainable and open.’ So there was definitely a need for the hotel proper right here by the airport,” reported Chatfield.

Airport govt director Parker McClellan claims the resort will be a huge profit to passengers becoming ideal down the road.

“Especially I believe for all those early early morning departures or all those late-evening arrivals so you won’t have them journey a extended distance. You can just go suitable down to the resort,” mentioned McClellan.

An additional gain of the hotel is they offer you rooms for day use for vacationers to do laundry, try to eat, and relaxation in advance of heading back again to the airport that exact working day.

The lodge is located close to the corner of Venture Crossings Boulevard and West Bay Parkway at the entrance of the Venture Crossings Company Heart.

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