Walton County taking measured strategy to develop tourism app

Beach chairs are set up near the Whale's Tail Beach Bar in Grill in Miramar Beach in South Walton County.

SANTA ROSA BEACH — Walton County commissioners are taking a measured strategy to a Walton County Vacationer Improvement Council (TDC) effort to get a digital tourism utility up and operating.

Preliminary plans name for the app to permit vacationers to e book seaside set-ups (umbrellas and chairs) from distributors, however over the long term, the app is envisioned as a house for accessing different tourist-related companies, together with, amongst different issues, climate data, journey planning help and dwell webcams offering views of the world.

Moreover, the app additionally would embrace the capability for issuing “push notifications,” offering instant data to customers with regard to seaside questions of safety equivalent to harmful rip currents.

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