The 30A Company Acquires Beaches Magazine - 30A

The 30A Company Acquires Beaches Magazine

Posted Apr 10, 2020

The 30A® Company has acquired the nationally distributed travel publication, Beaches, Resorts & Parks magazine. The magazine is being rebranded and will launch this summer under its new title, Beach Happy®.

“Now more than ever, people need a voice of hope and optimism,” said Mike Ragsdale, Founder and CEO of The 30A Company.

“Every issue of 30A’s Beach Happy magazine will feature fun and inspiring stories about the beach, including colorful personalities, coastal preservation, beach fashion and style, music, activities, beach homes, coastal cuisine, health and fitness tips, and plenty of gorgeous beaches to explore,” said Ragsdale.

Beach Happy magazine will be sold at over 2,000 newsstands across the country, including every Books-A-Million and Barnes & Noble – the country’s two largest booksellers – as well as, high-volume grocery chains, including Publix, Kroger, HEB, Ingles, Harris Teeter, and more. 30A will provide free print copies of Beach Happy magazine in select high-traffic businesses along Florida’s Gulf Coast.

Digital copies will also be distributed to 30A’s 1.5 million social media fans, its tens of thousands of 30A mobile app users, and to 30A’s 250,000 newsletter subscribers.

Will Estell, Editor-in-Chief of 30A’s new Beach Happy Magazine

“No other beach brand reaches so many fans in so many ways,” said Will Estell, who founded Beaches, Resorts & Parks magazine in 2012, and now joins 30A as the new magazine’s Editor-in-Chief. “The 30A brand is synonymous with fun, upscale beach culture, and it entertains millions of beach lovers every single week. Beach Happy magazine extends 30A’s massive reach to major newsstands and readers across the U.S., enabling our advertisers to target and reach these travelers better than ever before.”

For more information about Beach Happy magazine or to advertise, please contact us.

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