As Port Aransas’s tourism industry, which brings about $400 million into the economy, prepares for its first summer season after Harvey, we talked to some of the business owners about their recovery process. They are as ready as they can be. Port Royal Reopening The Port Royal Ocean Resort, the expansive hotel between Corpus Christi and Port Aransas, has been a fixture in South Texas for more than thirty years. With its giant waterslides and in-pool cabana bars, the three-story resort with 210 condominiums has long attracted multigenerational families for its proximity to the beach and happening pool scene. The resort experienced so much damage from Harvey that it was shuttered. With no place for the 150 employees to work, general manager Kendra Kinnon and…View Original Post
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