Tourism

  • Senator Salas Speaks on Proposed Tax Measures for 2017/2018

    The National Budget for fiscal year 2017/2018 will be debated come Thursday and Friday at the National Assembly in Belmopan.  The initial presentation made by the Prime Minister had cited several...

  • AIR CANADA Approved to Fly to Belize

    Five months ago WestJet had its inaugural flight from Toronto, Canada to Belize with a plan to operate seasonally.  Recently, Air Canada had requested the approval from Canadian regulators to have...

  • BTIA Fears New Tax Measures will Harm Tourism Industry

    Two days ago the presentation of the National Budget for the fiscal year 2017/2018 noted an increase in departure tax for non-Belizeans and a ten percent contribution from Statutory Boards as...

  • Foreign Minister to Guyana for Heads of Government Sessions

    Minister of Foreign Affairs, Wilfred Elrington is in Guyana for the twenty eighth inter-sessional meeting of the Conference of the Heads of Government. Regional leaders are expected to discuss a wide...

  • A Monument for the City’s Entrepreneurial Spirit

    The Belize City Council dedicated a monument to entrepreneurs of Belize City. The monument which was erected near the foot of the historic Swing Bridge, was designed by Ivan Camal. Mayor...

  • Military Tourism on the Way Up for Belize

    For some time now we have heard the Commander of the Belize Defence Force speak of military tourism.  It is a concept that seeks to bring military units from around the...

  • Placencia Dubbed a Burgeoning Town by Vogue

    Belize is again featured as an ideal tourist attraction as News Americas had it listed as one of the ten must-visit Caribbean countries.  The article was written in relation to Black...

  • Record Breaking Trend Continues in Belize Tourism

    According to the Belize Tourism Board, Belize continues its record breaking trend in tourism. Statistics shows that 2016 recorded the highest overnight arrivals in more than twenty years making 2016 the...

  • Southwest Airlines Expands Presence in Belize

    In August 2016, we told you of the announcement by Southwest Airlines to have seasonal direct flights from Denver, Colorado, USA to Belize starting March 11, 2017. We are still some...

  • Carnival Vista Makes First Call to Belize

    For the first time yesterday, the cruise ship, Carnival Vista made its first call to Belize.  According to the Belize Tourism Board, the Carnival Vista is the largest ship within the...

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