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Department of Transport Denies City Shuttle’s Application for Belama Bus Run

Owner of City Shuttle, Philip Jones, is accusing the Department of Transport of unfair practices and discrimination of a political nature. Jones wants to provide transportation services to and from [...]

Philip Jones Threatens Court Action against Department of Transport

According to Musa, the decision of the Department of Transport will be appealed and based on the minister’s decision, it will be decided whether the matter will be taken before [...]

Maya Launches its New San Pedro Terminal & 4th Edition of Caribbean Culture & Lifestyle Magazine

Today, McNab Visuals, in partnership with Maya Island Air, held an open house in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye. The purpose of the event was two-fold: it allowed for McNab to [...]

An Innovative Tourism Talk with Local Stakeholders

Tourism stakeholders, mainly hoteliers and tour operators, participated in a regional initiative funded by the Central American Travel Agency and supported by the Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation in [...]

Impressive Statistics for Tourist Arrivals

The Belize Tourism Board has released impressive statistics for tourist arrivals up to the third quarter of 2018.  Since the beginning of the year, there have been over three hundred [...]

Overnight and Cruise Tourism are Responsible for Economic Turnaround

The travel and leisure industry continues to be the primary source of profit for the country, as well as the number one contributor to its Gross Domestic Product.  Prime Minister [...]

Students Affected by Deplorable Road Conditions in the South

For the past few weeks, students from southern villages like San Jose, Dolores, San Benito Poite, Barranco, just to name a few, have been affected by the terrible road conditions. [...]

B.T.I.A. Launches 20th Edition of Destination Belize

The Belize Tourism Industry Association launched the twentieth edition of the Destination Belize magazine. The publication’s theme ‘Find our Roots, Feel (Y)our Rhythms’ celebrates Belize’s cultural heritage. The covers were [...]

Does B.T.B. Have the Best Interest of Small Tour Operators?

FECTAB says that the B.T.B. is appeasing Carnival Cruise Lines at the detriment of the small tour operators and tour guides posted outside of FSTV. According to the umbrella organization, [...]

Belize at SOTIC 2018

Tourism Minister Manuel Heredia Junior is in the Bahamas for this year’s State of the Tourism Industry Conference. It commenced on Wednesday under the theme “Rejuvenate. Recreate. Reconnect. New Directions [...]

Belize’s Finest, Chaa Creek: Belize Luxury Resort

As part of this year’s B.T.B. Familiarization Tour, the media was taken to Chaa Creek: Belize Luxury Resort in the Cayo District. The resorts boast top notch accommodations with great [...]

B.T.B. Fam Trip: A Look at Cayo’s Top Resorts

Over the weekend media representatives were taken to Cayo to visit top tourist destinations as part of B.T.B.’s annual familiarization excursion. On Monday showed you the thrilling zip-lining and out [...]

B.T.B. Fam Trip: Zip-lining and Cave-Tubing

As an annual event, the Belize Tourism Board hosted members of the media for its 2018 familiarization tour. This year, the media was taken to the Cayo District where journalist [...]

The Renovated Caye Caulker Municipal Airstrip is Inaugurated

Commercial flights are set to resume services to and from Caye Caulker.  If you’ll recall, last October Maya Island Air and Tropic Air suspended service in Caye Caulker because the [...]

Sun Country Airlines to start flying to Belize

With the reported number of visitors on an upward trend, another airline is starting flights to Belize for a four-month period.   Sun Country Airlines announced earlier today that it [...]

Local Buses Must Pay for Vehicle Insurance in Mexico

Local bus companies running excursions to Chetumal, Cancun and other destinations within the state of Quintana Roo are required to purchase vehicle insurance in order for them to traverse carriageways [...]

Some Bus Companies Agree to Purchase Insurance in Quintana Roo

According to Castro, if Belizean auto dealers are required to purchase insurance when traversing from Texas to Mexico, then it is only fair that bus owners and drivers purchase insurance [...]

Gusty Winds Flip Tropic Air’s Plane in Guatemalan Airport

An airplane belonging to Tropic Air was flipped by gusty winds in Guatemala. Reports from Peten are that strong winds caused the plane, which was parked at the Mundo Maya [...]

Shaphan Domingo Needs Your Help!

Shaphan Domingo was only twenty years old when he was shot four times. One of the bullets hit his spine and left him paralyzed and eventually he lost both legs. [...]

Tropic Air to Fly to Caye Caulker Once More

Tropic Air announced the resumption of its flights to Caye Caulker.  In a statement today, President of the local airline John Grief the third said that “now that the renovations [...]

B.T.B. Boasts ‘Groundbreaking’ Tourism Arrivals Figures

The Belize Tourism Board is boasting ‘groundbreaking’ figures as it relates to tourism arrivals. B.T.B.’s latest stats show that for the first six months of 2018, overnight tourism arrivals and [...]

Tropic Air Joins Forces with Copa Airlines for Flights to South America

COPA airlines and Tropic Air have signed off an agreement that will potentially increase the number of visitors to Belize. COPA already has two weekly flights to Belize and will [...]

Another Airport on Ambergris Caye?

On Thursday, the Diario de Quintana Roo in Chetumal quoted the Honorary Consulate of Belize in Quintana Roo, saying that the construction of the international airport in San Pedro has [...]

Pickstock Area Rep Says Samuel Haynes Institute May Be in Danger of Closing Down

The Pickstock Development Association provides services to residents of the Pickstock and Lake Independence communities, primarily through after school initiatives, gardening and coffin-making. Elrington says that as many as a [...]

National Geographic Writers to Feature Belize in Dive Guide

Belize’s Barrier Reef remains a place of great interest to visitors, whether those come to relax or seeking answers to some of the great mysteries under the ocean waters. Now, [...]