The first half tourism figures are in, and Belize’s phenomenal tourism growth is showing no signs of slowing down. No, you’re not reading last year’s post. Or the year’s before. Or the year’s before that. Or…you get the point. And you’d be forgiven for thinking that some lazy writer is recycling news and cutting-and-pasting old … Read more
The Lodge at Chaa Creek was just named Belize’s Hotel of The Year 2018 by the Belize Tourism Board at the 16th annual National Tourism Awards gala. This was the third time the western Belize eco-resort was recognised as the country’s best hotel by the BTB, having earlier taken home the award in 2010 – … Read more
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 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
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
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
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.
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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.