Travel & Tourism

International Group Completes Expedition to Belize’s Highest Peak, Doyle’s Delight

Close to two dozen visitors have completed an expedition at Belize’s highest peak.  Doyle’s Delight
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Belize Tourism Board Set to Launch Elevate Training Academy for

The Belize Tourism Board (BTB) is preparing to launch a new training school to help
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GOB Lifts Travel Advisory for Chetumal, Mexico, Citing Reevaluation

Prime Minister John Briceno has announced that there is no longer a travel advisory for
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Belize Issues Informal Travel Advisory Amidst Rising Crime in Chetumal,

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued a travel advisory, of sorts, to the Belizean
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Belizean Hotels Shine in TripAdvisor’s Traveler’s Choice Awards 2024

Several Belizean hotels have received international recognition through TripAdvisor. The well-known travel platform selected several
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Belizeans on Edge as Cartel Violence Spills into Chetumal: Mexican

Recent violence and insurgence of the cartels in Mexico have become a cause for concern
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San Pedro Hit by Power Outage Amid BEL Technical Woes:

San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, experienced an unplanned power outage this morning due to technical problems
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Jamaican Minor Hospitalized in Belize After Immigration Detainment

A Jamaican minor is currently hospitalized in Belize City after experiencing convulsions whilst detained by
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Belize Showcases Tourism Sector at Central American Travel Market

Stakeholders in Belize’s tourism sector are representing the country this week at the Belize is
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Record-Breaking Tourism Numbers Prompt Upgrades at PGIA

Tourism in Belize closed out the month of March with a record-breaking number of visitors.
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Belize Tourism Board Collaborates with Belmopan City Council to Enhance

The Belize Tourism Board is working with the Belmopan City Council to improve the capital
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Belize Tourism Board Hosts BOOM Conference to Assess Industry Performance

The Belize Tourism Board held its third annual BOOM conference today, to discuss the tourism
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Canadian Travel Advisory Raises Concerns for Belize Tourism Sector

After Belize declared a 30-day State of Emergency on March 28, the Government of Canada
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Challenges and Promises in Belize’s Public Transport Sector

Public transport in Belize is one of the most important sectors as hundreds of thousands
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Easter Weekend Relief: Fuel Prices Drop for Motorists

There’s good news for motorists taking road trips this Easter weekend. Yesterday, the government moved
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Belize Port Authority Warns Against Water Taxi Price Hikes for

The Belize Port Authority (BPA) advises the public that no water taxi company has been
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Belize Explores Collaboration with Mexico’s Tren Maya Railway Project

A delegation including Ambassadors Jaime Briceño and Haisam Diab, along with Belize’s Ambassador to Mexico,
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Tourism Sector Expects Significant Growth in 2024, Minister Reports

The Ministry of Tourism is expecting a major jump in tourism numbers for 2024, which
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Stake Bank Enters Receivership: Feinstein Group’s Ambitious Cruise Port Project

Five years after breaking ground for what was to be a state-of-the-art cruise docking port,
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Belize Tourism Board Explores European Market to Boost Tourism Industry

The Ministry of Tourism and the Belize Tourism Board are working to bolster the tourism
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United States Embassy to Host Public Meetings on Visa Services

The United States Embassy is hosting a series of public meetings in southern Belize to
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Costa Rican Scammer Behind Bars after Defrauding Belizean Resorts

A Costa Rican man accused of scamming two high-end Belizean resorts is spending his first
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Resort Scam Unveiled: Foreigner Arrested for Alleged Deception of Over

A foreigner, whose nationality is yet to be confirmed, was captured by San Pedro Police
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Belize Tourism Board Teams Up with Hospital for KHMH renovation

The Belize Tourism Board (BTB) is partnering with the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH) to
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Belize Continues Push for Schengen Visa Waiver in EU Talks

New Minister of Foreign affairs, Foreign Trade and Immigration, Francis Fonseca says the aim to
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Belize Tourism Board Revises Master Plan in Response to Pandemic:

The Belize Tourism Board is has revised its tourism master plan for the country.  The
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Belize Tourism Shines at Denver Travel & Adventure Show

The Belize Tourism Board (BTB) took center stage at the Denver Travel & Adventure Show
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Ministry of Tourism Forecasts Tourism Numbers Expected to Surpass Pre-Pandemic

The Ministry of Tourism and Diaspora Relations expects this year’s tourism numbers to surpass pre-pandemic
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Agriculture and Tourism Ministries Collaborate to Boost Agri-Tourism Sector

The Ministries of Agriculture and Tourism are collaborating to support small farmers by establishing an
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Fort George Artisan Alley Renovation Project Officially Inaugurated by Belize

The Belize Tourism Board’s (BTB) efforts to renovate the Fort George tourism Zone is well
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Minister Mahler Tours Stann Creek West: Community Meeting in Red

Stann Creek West Area Representative, Rodwell Ferguson, was joined by Minister of Tourism and Diaspora
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PM Briceno Addresses Concerns on Immigration Strategy, E-Passports, and Amnesty

When Senator Eamon Courtenay demitted office at the end of 2023, the Prime Minister decided
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Belize Tourism Board Records Historic Overnight Arrivals in December 2023

The Belize Tourism Board (BTB) remains committed to fostering sustainable tourism growth in Belize.  In
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Ministry of Transport Implements New Safety Regulations for Holiday Season

The Ministry of Transport has introduced new safety regulations and will be enforcing them this
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Belize Tourism Board Honors Dwayne Garcia for 30 Years of

The Belize Tourism Board has honored Dwayne Garcia, Captain within the Conservation Compliance Unit in
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Belize Tourism Board Launches New National Cruise Tourism Policy Hoping

The Belize Tourism Board (BTB) launched a new National Cruise Tourism Policy earlier today. The
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Jet Blue Launches Non-Stop Flights from New York to Belize:

People looking to travel between Belize and New York, USA now have the option of
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FECTAB Expresses Outrage Over Government’s Decision to Double Entrance Fees

The Federation of Cruise Tourism Associations of Belize (FECTAB) is steaming mad over the government’s
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Minister Musa Addresses US Travel Advisory

Minister of Home Affairs, Kareem Musa, has weighed in on the recent travel advisory issued
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Belize Named One of the Best Eco-Friendly Places to Visit

Belize was named one of the Best Eco- Friendly Places to visit in 2024. Big
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European Union to Grant Schengen Visa Waiver for Belize in

The European Union will grant a Schengen visa waiver for Belize, but it is a
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Belize Ambassador Urges Caution at Northern Border Amid Immigration Documentation

The Ambassador of Belize to Mexico is urging Belizeans to be attentive when crossing the
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Love Crew Explores George Town Village as Part of Garifuna

Festivities in southern Belize leading up to the Garifuna Settlement Day celebration continued today, and
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US State Department Issues Level Two Warning for Americans Traveling

The US State Department has issued a level two warning for Americans who plan to
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Belize Tourism Board Promotes Belize as Dive Destination at International

The Belize Tourism Board (BTB) and various stakeholders from the tourism industry are in New
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Mexican Publication Names Belize Ideal Tourist Destination, Competing with Cancun

A Mexican publication has listed Belize as the ideal tourist destination. The article’s headline reads,
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Prime Minister Briceno Meets Multiple Cruise Lines in Miami

Tonight, in our continuous report of the Prime Minister’s recent meetings overseas, we bring you
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Belize’s Tourism Sector on the Path to Recovery Post-COVID-19

Belize’s tourism sector continues to rebound after being brought to its knees by the devastating
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Maya Island Air Implements Heightened Security Measures Following Stolen Plane

Temporary heightened security measures are being implemented at Maya Island Air following the saga of
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Garifuna Settlement Day Celebrations Promote Belize’s Orange Economy

It’s November, which means many Belizeans, at home and abroad, are gearing up to celebrate
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Quarter Billion Dollars in Philip Goldson International Airport Upgrade

Quarter billion dollars will be invested in the upgrade of the Philip Goldson International Airport
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Belize Prepares to Welcome First Superyacht to Boost Tourism

Belize is looking to welcome the first super yacht to its waters as part of
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Dangriga Town on the Path to Becoming Belize’s Premier Tourism

The culture capital, Dangriga Town, is in the process of being transformed into one of
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Update on Commerce Bight Port Development in Stann Creek

Where is The Briceno Administration on the development of Commerce Bight Port? The Port, which
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Ministry of Transport Pushes for Bus Upgrades

The Ministry of Transport has committed to working with bus operators to upgrade commuter buses
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Excellence in Tourism Recognized at Belize National Tourism Awards Gala

The Belize Tourism Board celebrated excellence in the industry over the weekend with its annual
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High-Level Belize Delegation Meets Cruise Line Executives in Miami

A high-level delegation of government ministers were in Miami, Florida, USA on Friday, meeting with
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Belize Seeking Funds to Replace Swing Bridge and Bel-Can Bridge

The government is looking to procure funds to replace two of Belize City’s major bridges,
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Belize Resorts Shine in Conde Nast Traveler’s Top 20 Resorts

Belize has scored big in the Conde Nast Traveler Viewer’s Choice awards, a global brand
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Belize Celebrates World Tourism Day with Focus on Sustainable Tourism

The Belize Tourism Board (BTB) has released a message from Minister Anthony Mahler on the
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Belize’s Family-Friendly Vacation Offerings Featured in International Travel Blog

Belize’s tourism product continues to make headlines on the world stage. Recently, the country  was
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Belize Featured in UK Business Magazine for Sustainable Tourism and

Belize has been featured in a magazine out of the United Kingdom.  The publication, Business
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UK Introduces Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) Requirement

Next year, Belizeans traveling to the United Kingdom will need an Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA)
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Belize Coast Guard Net Zero Team takes first place in

The Belize Tourism Board/Love Sea Kayak Challenge concluded yesterday in Coroazl Town after six days
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Belize Tourism Board Sponsors Prize in BBC Wildlife Photography Awards

The Belize Tourism Board is sponsoring one of the prizes for the British Broadcasting Corporation
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Portico Enterprises CEO Supports License Issuance Amidst Agreement Scrutiny

CEO of Portico Enterprises Limited, David Gegg, has issued a statement indicating that he nor
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Stake Bank Takes Legal Action Against Belize Government and Port

The aftermath of the leak of the Portico Definitive Agreement continues, even after the current
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Recino’s Wine House Net Zero Takes Lead in Love Belize

Team Recino’s Wine House Net Zero has captured first place in day one of the
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Sir Barry Bowen Municipal Airport Renovations Completed

The Belize Airport Authority says that renovations at the Sir Barry Bowen Municipal Airport have
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Belize Government Optimistic About Schengen Visa Waiver Approval from EU

The Government of Belize is hopeful that the member countries of the European Union will
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Belize Pursues Schengen Visa Waiver with European Union

During Prime Minister John Briceno’s recent trip abroad, he was in Belgium meeting with the
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Second Belize International Music and Food Festival Faces Mixed Reviews

The second Belize International Music and Food Festival has come and gone.  It brought a
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Leader of the Opposition Criticizes Excessive Investment in Music Festival

Leader of the Opposition, Moses Shyne Barrow, was not so positive in his feedback and
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Dangriga’s Mayor Aims to Transform the Town into a Thriving

Mayor Robert Mariano is taking action with the hope of transforming Dangriga into a tourism
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Belize City Comes Alive with Music, Food, and Basketball !

The old capital is buzzing with an influx of visitors and a fully loaded weekend
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International Artists Share Positive Messages at Belize Tourism Press Conference

This afternoon the Belize Tourism Board held a press conference at the Pickwick Club where
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Belize City Braces for Exciting 3-Day Weekend of Sports and

A 3-day weekend is fast approaching, but unlike the other long weekends, people will be
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Bachelors’ Inn Closed Amidst Tourism Board’s Crackdown on Hotel Standards

And while the operational hotels are booked this weekend, the Bachelors’ Inn will not be
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Alleged extortion case involving immigration officer reported at Philip Goldson

The Ministry of Immigration has received reports of an alleged extortion at the Philip Goldson
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Belize Tourism Board concludes tourism sector trainings in collaboration with

The Belize Tourism Board has closed the second cohort of the tourism sector trainings being
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Belize Tourism Board Launches Travel Agent Rewards Program for Bookings

The Belize Tourism Board has officially launched a travel agent rewards program.  The program is
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Will GOB grant Portico permission to make artificial land peninsula

Will the government grant Portico Enterprises the permission they need to create an artificial land
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Belize City Mayor Weighs In on Portico Project Debate

Belize City Mayor, Bernard Wagner also weighed in on the Portico saga.  Wagner says while
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Minister Espat comments on Portico project

Minister Julius Espat also gave his views on the Portico project and all that has
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Coastal Plane Highway Officially Opened Amid Rainy Conditions

You know is as the Coastal Road; Minister Dolores refers to it as the Manatee
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Belize Implements Visa Requirement for Haitian Nationals

Once upon a time, Haitian nationals did not need a visa to come to Belize. 
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Replacement of Haulover Bridge Expected to Finish by Year’s –

Another major project being undertaken by the Ministry of Infrastructure Development is the Haulover Bridge. 
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Immigration Office in Belmopan Processes Nearly 30,000 e-Passports in Eight

Close to thirty thousand e-passports were processed in the last eight months at the Immigration
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Female Football Athletes Return from Belize U.S. Visitor Sports Program

And while those young Ambassadors departed for the US, today five female football athletes returned
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Did the Leader of the Opposition go too far by

The Royal Caribbean Group (RCG) is not the only entity that Opposition Leader, Shyne Barrow,
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Adventurous Kayakers to Journey the Length of Belize’s Barrier Reef

A pair of dedicated athletes is venturing on a journey tomorrow to kayak the length
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As the Plot Thickens, The Prime Minister Will Not Be

As many revelations surface, and moves are being made in the battle of the Waterloo
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Dangriga Town Council Collaborates to Boost Tourism Potential

Dangriga Town Council has partnered with several departments to transform the municipality into a tourism
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Protest in Ladyville Village After Bus Service Owner Claims Political

This weekend, residents of Ladyville Village will be taking to the streets to protest after
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Prime Minister Briceno Discusses Climate Change and Regional Cooperation in

Prime Minister, John Briceno, recently returned from Nassau, Bahamas where he attended the Caribbean Leaders
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Ministry of Tourism Collaborates with Florida International University to Enhance

The Ministry of Tourism is pushing to build capacity within the tourism sector by making
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Ministry of Tourism Partners with Florida International University for Training

The Ministry of Tourism is pushing to build capacity within the tourism sector by making
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