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ST. JOE CLUB & RESORTS NOW MANAGING THE PEARL IN ROSEMARY BEACH, FLORIDA

WATERSOUND, Fla. - (July 10, 2014) –St. Joe Club & ResortsSM announces it has signed an agreement to manage The Pearl, a 55-room luxury resort hotel in Rosemary Beach, Florida. Located along the Emerald Coast’s famed 30-A corridor, the boutique hotel boasts a restaurant, a poolside bar and dining area, a full-service spa, swimming pool, dedicated beach and meeting and event space.

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Watercolor Inn & Resort receives FOUR-STAR RATING from FORBES TRAVEL GUIDE for a consecutive year

January, 2014 - The St. Joe Company (NYSE: JOE) announced today that its WaterColor Inn & Resort has received for the second year in a row a Four-Star rating from Forbes Travel Guide.

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WaterColor Inn & Resort Presents Two Days of Extraordinary Films

November, 2013 - Celebrate the 13th Annual Film Festival at WaterColor Inn & Resort November 1-2 with two days of films created to inspire courage, thought and empathy. Festival gates open at 6:00 p.m. and films begin at 7:00 p.m. Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the gate.

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WaterColor Inn & Resort Ranked #3 in the "Top 40 Resorts in Florida" by Condé Nast Traveler Readers

October 18, 2013 - WaterColor Inn & Resort is #3 on the "Top 40 Resorts in Florida" according to the readers of Condé Nast Traveler. In the magazine’s 2013 survey results, WaterColor Inn & Resort is among an elite group of resorts scoring above 90 in the annual survey.

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WaterColor Inn & Resort Ranked as a "World's Best Hotels for Families" by Travel + Leisure Readers

October, 2013 - WaterColor Inn & Resort receives a top award for family travel. The readers of Travel + Leisure magazine have selected WaterColor Inn & Resort as a "World's Best Hotels for Families" awarding the scenic resort #2 on the list in the United States. The publication asked readers to vote and to share opinions on their favorite properties to compile the "go-to resource" for family travel.

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The newest venue on scenic 30A is complete. The LakeHouse on Western Lake.

September 14, 2013 - WaterColor Inn & Resort announces the opening of the LakeHouse on Western Lake. This 4000sq ft event space is reminiscent of the rustic elegance of a lakeside chalet with views of the lush greenery that surround Western Lake.

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Forbes Travel Guide gives WaterColor Resort a Four-Star Rating

(Santa Rosa, FL) - WaterColor Inn & Resort's list of accolades and awards keeps growing. The most recent is the prestigious 2013 Four-Star Rating by Forbes Travel Guide. The WaterColor Inn & Resort has been AAA Four-Diamond Rated for the last seven years and is extremely honored to have both the Forbes Four-Star rating and the AAA Four-Diamond rating in 2013.

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WATERCOLOR INN & RESORT EARNS 2013 TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE

May 22, 2013 – WaterColor Inn & Resort, the premier Gulf-front resort offering luxury accommodations mixed with a distinctive Southern charm, today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Only the top-performing 10 percent of businesses listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious award.

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WaterColor Inn & Resort Four Star By Forbes Travel Guide

February 26, 2013 - Forbes Travel Guide today unveiled its 55th annual listing of Star Award-winning hospitality establishments worldwide, and named WaterColor Inn & Resort as part of this list. WaterColor Inn & Resort will be showcased with all of the 2013 award winners on Startle.com, the online home of Forbes Travel Guide. In addition to Forbes Travel Guide's annual list of Five- and Four-Star hotels, restaurants and spas, the company revealed its new "Recommended" rating category, designating well-appointed hotels, restaurants and spas that deliver enhanced service, distinct value and a strong sense of place.

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THE CAA ANNOUNCES WATERCOLOR INN & RESORT WILL HOST THE 2013 ARTSQUEST FINE ARTS AND MUSIC FESTIVAL, MAY 10-12

January 25, 2013 - The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) announces the 2013 ArtsQuest Fine Arts & Music Festival will be held at WaterColor Inn & Resort. The 25th annual celebration of the arts continues to grow and will fill the streets, greens and common areas of WaterColor with fine art and crafts booths, live musical performances, kids' activities, art demonstrations, workshops and more.

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WaterColor Inn & Resort Presents Two Days of Extraordinary Films

November, 2012 - Celebrate the 12th Annual Film Festival at WaterColor Inn & Resort November 2-3 with two days of films created to inspire courage, thought and empathy. Festival gates open at 6:00 p.m. and films begin at 7:00 p.m. Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the gate.

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TripAdvisor Awards WaterColor Inn & Resort Certificate of Excellence

October, 2012 - WaterColor Inn & Resort's list of accolades and awards keeps growing. The most recent is the prestigious 2012 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site. TripAdvisor boasts more than 60 million reviews and opinions monthly by real travelers.

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WaterColor Inn & Resort Ranked One of the World's Best by Condé Nast Traveler

October 18, 2012 - WaterColor Inn & Resort is one of the "World's Best" according to the readers of Condé Nast Traveler. According to the magazine's 2012 survey results, WaterColor Inn & Resort is among an elite group of resorts, hotels, cities, and cruise lines always raising the bar, scoring above 90 in the annual survey.

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Fish Out of Water Wins Prestigious Golden Spoon Award

October, 2012 - WaterColor Inn & Resort's AAA Four Diamond Restaurant Fish Out of Water known for its virtuoso cuisine has another distinction: the restaurant has been named one of the 2012 Golden Spoon Award winners. Florida Trend Magazine annually bestows Golden Spoon Awards to Sunshine State restaurants that offer diners the very best in food, service and décor. Fish Out of Water is one of three northwest Florida restaurants to receive this special recognition.

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WaterColor Inn & Resort Celebrates its 10th Anniversary with the Southern Fare Dinner Series

September, 2012 - WaterColor Inn & Resort is celebrating ten years of offering luxurious beach accommodations and coastal southern hospitality by inviting guests to SouthernFare, a monthly series of special dinners at the resort's acclaimed restaurant, Fish Out of Water or the scenic BoatHouse set on Western Lake.

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WaterColor Inn & Resort Draws Rave Reviews in Andrew Harper's Luxury Travel Publication as a Top 20 Favorite Family Resort

September, 2012 - For the second year in a row, WaterColor Inn & Resort is recognized by Andrew Harper's Hideaway Report as one of the world's top family resorts. The luxury travel publication and website's reader members voted WaterColor Inn & Resort as one of the Top 20 Favorite Family Resorts in their Readers' Choice Survey. According to Hideaway Report, family resorts are top-of-mind this year, as many readers requested more information on multi-generational travel in this year's survey.

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Camp Creek Ranked No. 9 on Golfweek's 'State-by-State' Rankings Tom Fazio Design in Top Two Percent of Florida's Public Golf Facilitie

March 9, 2012 - The rankings, which include all daily-fee layouts and courses accessible via resorts, place Camp Creek in elite company alongside hosts of TOUR events and world famous resorts. Florida boasts 635 public-access facilities, according to the National Golf Foundation.

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Adrenaline a Telluride MountainFilm Festival on Tour at WaterColor Inn & Resort

March 5, 2012 - Telluride MountainFilm Festival On Tour returns to WaterColor Inn & Resort April 11-12, 2012 at the Marina Park Amphitheater, with two days of extraordinary action films to get your adrenaline pumping. WaterColor Inn & Resort will host the first "best of the best" at this 10th Year Anniversary Party for the resort in an outdoor setting that enhances the bold imagery of these remarkable stories.

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WaterColor Inn & Resort Takes the Gold - Resort is ranked one of the "World's Best Places to Stay" in Conde' Nast Traveler's 2012 Gold List

December 16, 2011 - WaterColor Inn & Resort is once again recognized as one of the best by readers of Condé Nast Traveler, making the magazine's elite "Gold List" of 511 hotels, resorts and cruise lines. The designation is determined by results of a readers' choice survey where nearly 8 million votes were cast by savvy travelers who are asked to rate each resort's location, overall design, service, dining, activities and more.

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Southern Fare Weekend at WaterColor Resort

July 2011 - Everyone loves to eat – and learning how to prepare spectacular dishes or just down home good-eating recipes is almost a national pastime. Next month WaterColor Inn & Resort is hosting SouthernFare Culinary weekend September 16-18 and they're bringing in two southern culinary greats to teach guests the how-to's of preparing their favorite recipes.

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WaterColor Inn & Resort Ranks in Top 30 America's Best Beach Hotels by Travel + Leisure Readers

June 10, 2011 - WaterColor Inn & Resort is one of America's "best beach hotels" according to a recent Readers' Poll conducted by Travel + Leisure. The only resort located in northwest Florida to be named in this exclusive list, WaterColor Inn & Resort is consistently praised for its excellence in service and amenities by the readers of Travel + Leisure.

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Awards Roll in for WaterColor Inn & Resort

March 2011 - WaterColor Inn & Resort is no stranger to awards for its excellence in service and amenities. The resort has a distinguished and lengthy list of accolades, the most recent of which is the 2011 Four Diamond rating by AAA and 2011 Travel + Leisure "Top 500 List" in the U.S. and Canada distinction.

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WeddingWire Award

January 25, 2011 - WeddingWire, the nation's leading wedding technology company, is thrilled to announce WaterColor Inn & Resort has been selected to receive the prestigious annual WeddingWire Bride's Choice Awards™ 2011 for wedding sites and services.

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WaterColor Inn & Resort Again Ranks in Top 500 Hotels in the World by Travel + Leisure Readers

December 21, 2010 - WaterColor Inn & Resort is again recognized for excellence in service and amenities by the readers of Travel + Leisure. For the fourth year in a row, WaterColor Inn & Resort in northwest Florida has been named to the prestigious list of Top 500 Hotels in the World by readers of the popular travel magazine.

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WaterColor Inn & Resort Welcomes the 2nd Annual 30A Songwriters Festival

December 16, 2010 - A who's who of singer-songwriters will converge on Watercolor Inn & Resort and the Beaches of South Walton County in northwest Florida for the second annual 30A Songwriters Festival January 14-16 during the Martin Luther King Jr. weekend. The resort located along Scenic Highway 30 A between Seaside and Grayton Beach fronting the Gulf of Mexico is one of the festival's primary hosts.

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WaterColor Inn & Resort Takes Top 15 Spot in Conde' Nast Traveler 2010 Readers' Choice Awards for Mainland U.S. Large Resorts WaterColor Inn & Resort recognized for location, rooms and service

October 18, 2010 - WaterColor Inn & Resort has another reason to brag: Conde' Nast Traveler readers have ranked the resort number 15 in the "Top 100 Mainland U.S. Large Resorts" category in the recently released 2010 Readers' Choice Awards. The magazine asks readers to rate each resort's location, rooms, service, activities, dining and more.

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WaterColor Inn & Resort Ranked Second on Travel + Leisure's World's Best Survey of Family Hotels and Cruises

September 22, 2010 - WaterColor Inn & Resort has received another award for excellence in service and amenities from one of the world's most respected travel magazines. Travel + Leisure readers have ranked WaterColor Inn & Resort second out of 50 on a list of the world's best family hotels and cruises.

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Breakfast Now On the Menu at Award-winning Fish Out of WaterWatch the waves roll in while enjoying gourmet fare - from shrimp & grits to house baked breads

March 05, 2010 - Guests at WaterColor Inn & Resort no longer have to wait until dinner to enjoy its AAA Four Diamond cuisine. Fish Out of Water now slings its legendary hash for breakfast, too.

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Southwest Airlines Coming to Northwest Florida-Panama City International Airport

March 02, 2010 - Millions of potential tourists and business travelers on Wednesday got closer to relaxing escapes when Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly announced that the carrier will provide service to the new Northwest Florida-Panama City International Airport when the facility opens in May 2010.

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'ANNIKA Experience at WaterSound' Raises Over $100,000 for ANNIKA, Mia Hamm Foundations, and Destin Children's Charities

February 19, 2010 - The event featured the Davis Love III-designed Origins Golf Club and Tom Fazio-designed Camp Creek Golf Club -- amenity golf courses of The St. Joe Company's WaterSound communities - and the WaterColor Inn and Resort, an award-winning 60-room boutique inn on the Gulf of Mexico. WaterSound Beach vacation accommodations offering luxury condos and vacation homes.

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WaterColor Inn & Resort Stands Out with AAA Four Diamond Award Honor also earned by WaterColor's Fish Out of Water Restaurantl

December 28, 2009 - For the third year in a row, WaterColor Inn & Resort is a AAA Four Diamond Hotel because of its upscale property, extensive array of amenities and high degree of hospitality and service. AAA is one of the nation's most trusted travel resources, and issues its list yearly based on comprehensive hallmarks of quality and attention to detail. WaterColor's Fish Out of Water restaurant is also a AAA Four Diamond restaurant for the third consecutive year for its "consistently world-class experience."

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ARTISTS WANTED FOR POPULAR ART IN THE PARK EVENT Annual event at WaterColor Inn & Resort attracts crowds from across the Southeast

February 18, 2010 - On Saturday, March 20, 2010, the WaterColor Community Association will host the 5th Annual Art in the Park from 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. in WaterColor's Town Center and Cerulean Park. Each year this event brings a variety of artists and vendors as well as a large following of visitors from all over the Southeast. This funky, eclectic and colorful event is the perfect way to welcome spring and relax with friends and family while taking in the beautiful outdoor scenery of WaterColor's Cerulean Park!

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WaterColor Inn & Resort Ranked in Top 500 Hotels in the World by Travel + Leisure Readers

December 21, 2009 - WaterColor Inn & Resort kicks off the new year with yet another award for excellence in service and amenities. For the third year in a row, the readers of Travel + Leisure magazine have selected WaterColor Inn & Resort as one of the top 500 hotels in the world. The publication asks readers to vote on the places they've stayed recently, and to share opinions on their favorite properties.

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WATERCOLOR INN & RESORT INTRODUCES "WEDDINGS AT WESTERN LAKE"
Northwest Florida's Acclaimed Resort Offers Incredible Natural Setting For Nuptials

The AAA Four Diamond WaterColor Inn & Resort, perfectly nestled between sugar white sand dunes on the Gulf of Mexico and verdant woodlands, has created a new option for betrotheds to tie the knot: "Weddings at Western Lake," a package that features a beautiful ceremony and reception overlooking the resort's rare coastal dune lake.

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WATERCOLOR INN & RESORT KICKS OFF 2009 WITH A TRIO OF AWARDS
FROM AAA, CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER AND TRAVEL + LEISURE

WaterColor Inn & Resort continues to set the bar high as the only hotel in Northwest Florida to earn AAA's coveted Four Diamond rating in 2009. In addition, the 60-room David Rockwell-designed resort was named to Condé Nast Traveler's prestigious 2009 "Gold List" of top hotels, resorts and cruise lines, and earned a coveted spot on Travel + Leisure's "T+L 500" guide to the "World's Best Hotels."

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WATERCOLOR INN'S CHEF DE CUISINE PHILIP KRAJECK NAMED "BEST CHEF: SOUTH" SEMI-FINALIST BY JAMES BEARD FOUNDATION AWARDS 2009

Philip Krajeck, the talented chef behind the culinary excellence of the WaterColor Inn & Resort's Fish Out of Water, has been named a "Best Chef: South" semi-finalist by the prestigious James Beard Foundation Awards 2009. The chef de cuisine's claim to fame is his menu at the AAA Four Diamond-rated restaurant, which features fresh, locally-sourced seafood and produce in Southern-inspired dishes.

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WATERCOLOR INN AND RESORT WINS TOP HONORS IN TRAVEL + LEISURE WORLD'S BEST AWARDS
Inn Named One of the Top 100 Hotels in the US and Canada

July 23, 2008 - The readers of Travel + Leisure chose WaterColor Inn and Resort as one of the "Top 100 Hotels in the Continental U.S. and Canada" in the magazine's 2008 World's Best Awards survey. This is the third consecutive year the 60-room, luxury beachfront hotel on Northwest Florida's Gulf Coast has been named to this prestigious list.

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WATERCOLOR INN AND RESORT NAMED TO CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER'S 2008 "GOLD LIST"

January 24, 2008 - The WaterColor Inn and Resort, a 60-room, David Rockwell-designed luxury beachfront hotel on Florida's scenic Gulf Coast, has been named to Condé Nast Traveler's coveted 2008 "Gold List," which ranks "The World's Best Places to Stay."

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WATERCOLOR INN AND RESORT HONORED BY PREFERRED HOTEL GROUP FOR ITS ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP...$5,000 Donation Made to Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance

January 2, 2008 - The WaterColor Inn and Resort, one of the Gulf Coast's premier AAA Four Diamond destination resorts, has been honored with a Certificate of Excellence by the Preferred Hotel Group for its on-going commitment to environmental stewardship.

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