: ' Tourism'

Litigation stalls progress of state-of-the-art docking port off Belize City

BELIZE CITY–This week, Yahoo Travel published an online article listing Belize as the third worst cruise port, and the anecdotal information published in the widely reproduced report points out that, “Ships do not actually dock here; [...]

Belize hosts Central American tourism ministers

BELIZE CITY–Belize is currently holding the pro tempore presidency of the Central American Integration System (SICA (Spanish acronym)) and the country is this week hosting a meeting of Central American tourism ministers, under the auspices of [...]

$14 mil downtown cultural museum project announced

BELIZE CITY–A $14 million cultural renaissance project was announced on the occasion of the St. George’s Caye Day celebrations by chairman of the National Celebrations Commission, Hon. Manuel Heredia, Jr., Minister of Tourism, Culture and Civil [...]

Resort to host Emmy-style events on Belize caye?

NEAC discussing terms of Puerto Azul EIA An alliance of foreign and local NGOs had come public in their opposition to the controversial Puerto Azul project, which proposed the construction of the mega resort just 8 [...]

Puerto Azul is not for Belize, says alliance of 7 NGOs

A group of 7 local and foreign conservation NGOs, including Healthy Reef Initiative, the World Wildlife Fund, Oceana in Belize and the Belize Tourism Industry Association, have evidently strengthened their resolve against the Puerto Azul project, [...]

Puerto Azul on Belize cayes alarms leading local and int’l NGOs

International NGOs – the World Wildlife Foundation (WWF), Oceana, and Healthy Reef for Healthy People – in conjunction with the regional MarAlliance and three local NGOs: the Belize Tourism Industry Association (BTIA), The Association of Protected [...]

Cave-tubing.com professes innocence in case of brutality against competitor

The management and staff of Cave-tubing.com – a local tour operator – called a press conference at the office of their attorney, Audrey Matura-Shepherd, this afternoon, to attempt to clear their name after being accused of [...]

Gun violence on La Isla Bonita

Regrettably, gun violence is on the increase in the tourist mecca of San Pedro, and between January and the end of May, four persons have lost their lives to gun violence on the island, and five [...]

Tour operators’ war leaves one “critical”

Tour operator, 23, still comatose in KHMH after brutal beat-down Police allegedly kept badly beaten, unconscious man at station because he “had to write a report” As of press time tonight, a young tour operator, Vitalino [...]