Up Up And Away – Belize Tourism Continues To Soar!

Belize tourism soars

The Belize Tourism Board continues to bring music to our ears with new tourist arrival figures Ah, it’s so nice to be wanted… Especially when it seems like only yesterday that Belize was marketed as “Mother Nature’s Best Kept Secret,” with the very mention of the name usually resulting in blank stares. Well, those days … Read more

Belizean Chefs Bring Home The Bacon With Some Prestigious International Awards!

Belizean chefs win silver at Taste of the Caribbean competition

Belizean Chefs Win Prestigious International Awards Merriam-Webster Dictionary Extraordinary: a: going beyond what is usual, regular or customary b: exceptional to a very marked extent Synonyms: remarkable, exceptional, amazing, astonishing, astounding, marvelous, wonderful, sensational, stunning, incredible, unbelievable, miraculous, phenomenal, prodigious, spectacular; There are many things about Belize that are extraordinary, be it the stunning natural … Read more

Chaa Creek’s Mick & Lucy Fleming Awarded Lifetime Achievement by BTB

Mick & Lucy Fleming Receiving Lifetime Achievement Award by BTB

A Lifetime of Achievement Recognised With a Well-Deserved Award “The Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to those who have dedicated their lives to grow and develop Belize’s tourism industry.  The awardee’s contributions are significant and have positively impacted Belize and the lives of countless Belizeans. Despite challenges, this tourism industry lifetime achiever persevered. This individual embodies … Read more

Belize Tourism 2014: A Very Good Year!


 According to Belize Tourism figures, 2014 was “A Very Good Year!” “It Was a Very Good Year…” That Frank Sinatra classic makes a perfect theme song for Belizean tourism. The data is in and, as expected, 2014 was as record breaking year for Belize, with 1,207,386 tourist arrivals recorded by the Belize Tourism Board (BTB). Last … Read more

Did more people or less people come to Belize this year?


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.

Forbes Picks Belize as Top Retirement Spot


In its introduction, Forbes’ photo feature states that, “Living overseas is different from just visiting. Before you retire to a foreign country, consider not just the weather and cost of living, but also healthcare; safety; tax and visa requirements; and how friendly the country is to foreigners. Here are some possibilities,” and then goes on to list fifteen of what it considers the world’s best retirement choices.

Belize Joins Virtuoso® Network as Preferred Destination


The Belize Tourism Board today announces a partnership with Virtuoso® – the leading network of travel advisors offering a “Return on Life” through meaningful travel experiences – to become a Preferred Destination. The alliance with Virtuoso will provide Belize with access to over 300 travel agencies employing more than 6,000 travel specialists in 22 countries, ranging from North and South America to the Caribbean, Australia and New Zealand.