Copa Airlines Commence New Belize – Panama Flights

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We have some exciting travel news to share today! Another major airline commenced direct flights to Belize. Yesterday December 8, 2015 Copa Airlines inaugurated its first of two weekly flights between Belize City and Panama City, Panama.

Belize Travel News: A New International Airport is Coming

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The Belize government is planning to build a new international airport at Ambergris Caye while improving La Isla Bonita’s infrastructure. Prime Minister Dean Barrow said that the government will “redevelop, redesign and expand” the Basil Jones airstrip into a new international airport. The upgrade of the airstrip to an international airport is part of an on-going development that is making travel to, from and within Belize easier for Belize’s ever-growing legion of global fans. Whether from North America, Europe, the UK, Asia or anywhere on the planet, travellers can now spend more time enjoying Belize’s many charms and less time getting to and from them.

2015 See and Taste Belize Festival: Feel Good News!

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The Consulate of Belize in Florida has joined forces with the Office of Special Envoy Belize to support children’s health by hosting a “See & Taste Belize” Festival to be held in Miami October 10th 2015. T he festival will raise money for Belize’s first, and much needed, Neonatal and Paediatric Intensive Care Unit.

Belize in September: Carnival Road March 2015!

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Belize September festivities are already underway with one of the biggest events, the annual Belize Carnival Road March. Enjoy these vibrant carnival photos!

The Best Travel Tips To Prepare You For A Belize Vacation

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Planning a vacation to a new country can be a daunting task. Where do you begin? Where to start researching? Who do I contact first? It’s easy to get overwhelmed in the beginning, especially when you are not a frequent traveler. Here we have listed some of the most important things you need to know when arranging for your Belize vacation to make the preparation much easier and stress free.

Belize Eco Kids Summer Camp Day 4: Land Conservation!

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The journey of knowledge continued on Thursday at the Eco-Kids Camp as the campers learned about land conservation. After breakfast and arts and crafts, when the kids constructed their own wallets made of reused cardboard and recycled tape, they were summoned to the Chaa Creek Maya Organic Farm for a tour with big boss himself Mr. Mick!

Eco-Kids Camp Day 3: Medicinal Plants and Horseback Riding

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Today the campers went for a guided tour of the Ixchel Medicine Trail here at Chaa Creek with some of our naturalist experts. Before the tour started, the naturalists gave a short presentation and show and tell on the importance of medicinal plants, how to use them, and how they help make medicine today.

2015 Belize Eco Kids Camp Day 2: Maya Culture & History

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For arts and crafts time today, the campers focused on the definition of the three R’s of conservation: reduce, reuse, and recycle. With used bed cloth and recycled plastic bottles, they learned that they were reducing the number of bottle huggers and bags that people buy, as they made their own packs to carry water bottles and other small trinkets they may want! More importantly though, they had fun designing their own articles of fashion with their team mates and counselors.

2015 Belize Eco-Kids Camp Rule #1 – JUST BE A KID!

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Upon arrival at the camp grounds the Eco-Kids were assigned to both their cabins and their teams for the week. The Tapirs, Toucans, Jaguars, and last but not least, the Howler Monkeys. Then they were all assembled in the dining area to design their team flags with paint and markers. Most of the campers were ecstatic when they learned that their hand and footprints were eligible to go on their team flags!

Belize Eco-Kids Summer Camp 2015 Kick-Off!

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The annual eco-kids summer camp gives 24 young Belizeans between the ages of 8 and 13 a chance to learn about their natural world through a mix of adventure, social interaction, and fun filled applied education – all aimed at instilling a sense of wonderment in the unique cultures that constitute Belize and the environment that sustains us all.