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[14 Nov 2013 | One Comment | ]

Hard to believe a year has gone by since all the drama and trashing of the Belize brand was making news around the world after the murder of Gregory Faull, a poor victim whose tragedy and the personal loss to his family and friends was overshadowed by the outlandish yet very effective behaviour of Mr McAfee.

About Belize »

[10 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]

This is good news, and The Belize Tourism Board released the information in much the same way it was received by tourism industry stakeholders – with big smiles across the faces. We are growing as an overnight tourism destination, attracting the sort of people who stay longer, spend more money, and get to know Belize and Belizeans better.

About Belize »

[2 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]

Like anyone who has spent time in that beautiful part of Belize, I am scared… very scared about this proposal and the haste in which something with such potentially irreparable consequences is being pushed though. This is one of the most pristine, stunningly beautiful places on earth, and I just don’t see how it can absorb what NCL is proposing.

About Belize »

[30 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]

In 1798 the early Belizeans were repelling a substantial Spanish naval force, and now 215 years later today’s Belizeans were welcoming a modern British naval vessel to help celebrate independence from Great Britain.

About Belize, Headline »

[18 Sep 2013 | 5 Comments | ]

Along with many Belizeans I am disturbed by the lack of consultation and the haste in which the memorandum of understanding between the government of Belize and Norwegian Cruise Lines in regards to the sale of Harvest Caye has been signed.

About Belize »

[15 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]

Along with the rest of Belize, The Lodge at Chaa Creek extends a warm welcome to H.E. Peter Hughes, the new British High Commissioner to Belize, who arrived to begin his duties by presenting his official credentials and making a courtesy call on Minister of National Security, Hon. John Saldivar at the National Security Headquarters in the Curl Thompson Building in Belmopan last week (September 13 2013)

About Belize »

[8 Sep 2013 | 2 Comments | ]

Our story begins with a town hall meeting where it’s announced that Spain is sending a large force to invade and subjugate the English-speaking settlers, known collectively as the Baymen, and African slaves who had been eking out a living mostly by cutting logwood, which was highly valued for producing an indigo dye used in the British textile industry.

About Belize »

[1 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]

Belize has signed and ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, and Thursday’s work concentrated on – get ready for it – the Situational Analysis of Children with Disabilities and the Situational Analysis of Blind and Visually Impaired Children.

About Belize »

[26 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]

Having been blessed with such rich, fertile land and a Caribbean seacoast teeming with fish and marine life, it was often said that Belizeans may have been poor, but never desperate, as it was almost impossible to starve amid such natural abundance.

About Belize, Belize Testimonials »

[18 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]

The Lodge at Chaa Creek’s events planner, Denise Duran, said that discovering that Belize was listed as one of the top five happiest countries on earth according to the global Happiness Index, comes as no surprise to her.

About Belize, Belize Testimonials »

[4 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]

When it was announced that the Youth Orchestra of the Americas, also known as the YOA, would be putting on a two hour show in Belize on August 4, those in charge of such things jumped to accommodate the larger than usual number of performers and listeners. And rightly so.

About Belize, Belize Travel Tips, Belize Vacations »

[27 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]

Chaa Creek’s 2013 Thanksgiving all-inclusive Belize Vacation Package is a minimum three day mix of fine food, activities and relaxation that will be available throughout November. With an emphasis on fine dining, the package includes all meals, the eco-resort’s signature rustic-luxe cottage accommodation, guided bird walks, and access to Chaa Creek’s 365 acre private rainforest reserve with miles of secure jungle trails linking 70 Maya archaeological sites, a butterfly farm, the educational Natural History Centre, Rainforest Medicinal Plant Trail and Maya organic farm as well as the Hilltop Spa, restaurant, Jungle Lounge and pool.

About Belize »

[22 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]

Now imagine if every country on Earth was working this conscientiously towards finding environmental solutions and creating a better, more sustainable future. Perhaps amid all the doom and gloom there is hope that our children’s children will inherit a world that is not only liveable, but as wondrously beautiful as the one we’re lucky enough to wake up to every day in Belize.

Eco Kids Summer Camp »

[20 Jul 2013 | One Comment | ]

“The winners were selected by Lucy Fleming (Chaa Creek co-founder) & Eco Kids organizer Roberto Harrison, categorized by districts and organized to meet at central points to be picked up by a Chaa Creek shuttle and transferred to the Macal River Camp,” said Mr. Harrison.

Eco Kids Summer Camp »

[20 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]

According to Chaa Creek founder and general manager Lucy Fleming, the innovative annual event gives Belizean youth an opportunity to learn about their natural world through a mix of adventure, social interaction, fun and hands-on education aimed at instilling a sense of wonder and responsibility for the environment.

About Belize »

[14 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]

Even the CONCACAF general secretary, Enrique Sanz had his say: “These guys were strong enough to say what happened, because this game is about more than the result. It’s about the honour and integrity that are in play. And that can’t be bought by anyone.”

About Belize, Featured »

[3 Jun 2013 | 2 Comments | ]

With the world’s second largest barrier reef (some say the world’s longest living barrier reef), huge tracts of unspoiled rainforests surrounding ancient Maya cities and temples, pristine rivers, waterfalls, hundreds of lovely little islands and a stunning Caribbean coast, what’s not to be happy about? Oh yes, then there’s the people. Nowhere on the planet will you find a more multicultural mix of happy souls who have long ago worked out how to live in harmony. Just about everyone who comes to Belize remarks on the natural, easy going friendliness and warmth of Belizeans. And it’s infectious – after a few days even the most harried travellers notice a spring in the step and a propensity towards smiling. It just grows on you…

Belize Testimonials, Belize Travel Tips »

[20 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]

Belize, a tiny English speaking country with the world’s second largest barrier reef and a rich Maya heritage, has over the years blended a traditional North American style Thanksgiving with elements from its various cultures to create a unique holiday that continues to grow in popularity both locally and with overseas visitors, Mr Waight said.

About Belize »

[18 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]

“This is not something we would normally comment upon, but statements attributed to Mr McAfee are casting Belize in a negative light that is very damaging and simply untrue,” Ms Fleming said.

Maya, Travel Stories Contest »

[12 Nov 2012 | One Comment | ]

Be a tourist in your own country. “But I live here” many would say, sometimes I wipe my tears of laughter when I see the many idyllic places our beautiful Belize has to offer, yet most of us fail to experience such wonders at our very home country. Largest barrier reef in the northern hemisphere, pristine waters, lush jungles, ancient caves, historic Mayan ruins. We truly have natural wonders all to ourselves, and with Chaa Creek’s undeniable professionalism and core values such an experience would be life changing and unforgettable.