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The Bold Plan to Transform Belize’s Transportation Sector

Belize’s commuters are already experiencing the growing pains of the infrastructure work taking place across the country. But there is a lot more to come, as in the next two [...]

No Word on “High-Risk” Nepalese Entrants to Belize

The Ministry of Immigration and Nationality continues to investigate how two citizens of the Kingdom of Nepal were granted entry to Belize on landing at the Philip Goldson International Airport [...]

The Woes of the Municipal Airstrip

Millions of dollars, as much as seventeen, were spent on the overhaul of the Sir Barry Bowen Municipal Airstrip which was launched with much fanfare in November 2016. But a [...]

Airport Authority Updates on Municipal and Caye Caulker repairs

The Belize Airports Authority confirms that works will be carried out on the runway of the Sir Barry Bowen Municipal Airport this weekend. The scheduled remedial works, however, for the [...]

Behind Gaudy B.T.B. Tourism Arrival Stats

If the Belize Tourism Board’s statistics are to be believed, then Belize is a more popular place to visit than ever. Just this past March alone, more than fifty-five thousand [...]

All of Belize Getting Share of Tourism Pie

While we know where they are coming from, where are the tourists going? Popular destinations like Placencia, San Pedro and Caye Caulker, and the San Ignacio-Benque Viejo area remain cream [...]

B.T.B. Looks for More Promotion Opportunities

So what are the Board’s plans to keep the bumper figures up as tourism enters the so-called “slow season?” Stephen says the B.T.B. has been leaning on its international partners [...]

No Takeoffs from Municipal Airstrip as Runway Needs Repairs

If you are planning to travel from the Belize City municipal airstrip this weekend, you will likely have to make new plans. There is word tonight that the airstrip will [...]

Southwest Airlines Plane Leaving Belize Forced to Re-Route for Mechanical Issues

Passengers traveling from Belize to Denver, Colorado on Sunday via Southwest Airlines found themselves in Houston, Texas instead after a problem developed with the aircraft. Reports say the plane lost [...]

Belize Island turned Naughty Island

There’s an article online that’s been attracting attention in the area of tourism. Naughty Island. It’s off the coast of Belize, and according to a U.K. newspaper, later this year; [...]

Tips for Christmas travel to Mexico

The northern border may be seeing some extra traffic over this holiday, as Belizeans go over to neighboring Chetumal to shop while others go to holiday at Mexican destinations. The [...]

B.A.A. waits for funding for Caye Caulker airstrip; S.S.B. skeptical

The Caye Caulker Airstrip project, an initiative that was, to an extent, prompted by Tropic and Maya Island Air’s decision to suspend flights to the island because of a faulty [...]

New airport in Ambergris will not upstage P.G.I.A.

Earlier this week, the Government of Belize signed a memorandum of understanding with developer International Airport Alliance Belize Limited to develop and manage a hundred-million U.S. dollar full service international [...]

Christmas from Canada; new flight touches down at P.G.I.A.

A landing as much as five years in the making happened this afternoon at the Philip Goldson International Airport. Canada’s flag-carrier, Air Canada, made the first of its twice-weekly flights [...]

Anniversary and New Offices for Civil Aviation Department

The Government of Belize and COCESNA have invested roughly thirteen million dollars for better management and security for the airspaces within Belize. Today the Department of Civil Aviation officially opened [...]

Hilton Curio Mahogany Bay Resort Opens

A new luxury resort was launched today in San Pedro just in time for the tourism high season. A year later and over a hundred million dollars in investment, Mahogany [...]

Tropic Air Plane, with Ministers and Others Inside, Sinks after Clipping Vehicle at Airstrip

A Tropic Air flight carrying Acting Prime Minister Patrick Faber and Immigration Minister Godwin Hulse plunged into the Caribbean Sea in Placencia shortly before nine o’clock this morning. Reports are [...]

Company Disclaims Responsibility for Accident

As personnel from the Civil Aviation Department and Belize Airports Authority began their investigation into the incident, the management of Tropic Air and the Government of Belize issued separate releases [...]

Major Destinations Scoop Up National Tourism Awards

With consistently gaudy figures for arrivals and awards here, there and everywhere, Belize’s tourism industry has much to smile about.  This past Saturday at the Princess Hotel, the top service [...]

Even B.T.B. Surprised by Tourism Stats

The Belize Tourism Board says that tourist arrivals are up for the first nine months of 2017. The latest stats show that even the slow season registered increases.  According to [...]

Maya, Tropic Adamant over Caye Caulker Flight Suspension; Repairs Will Take Months

Both local airlines, Maya and Tropic Air, have announced the suspension of flights to Caye Caulker beginning this October.  The airstrip at La Isla Carinosa is in terrible state with [...]

Airlines to Suspend Flights to Caye Caulker

This morning, Tropic Air and Maya Island Air announced that they will suspend all scheduled flights to Caye Caulker effective October first. That’s because the runway at the airstrip on [...]

Getting to Know Hopkins and Southern Belize

San Pedro Ambergris Caye is considered a tourist’s paradise; but a visit to southern Belize shows that in the jewel you can do the sea, enjoy eco-tourism and learn so [...]

Belize sends off thirteen to study in Cuba

The Cuban Embassy hosted a farewell event for students who are leaving Belize to pursue studies in Cuba. The students were selected from a pool of about seventy applicants to [...]

Why Did G.O.B. Refuse to Waive Visa Fees for Visiting Blind Chinese Performers?

Is the Taiwanese Embassy meddling in the affairs of government?  It’s a suspicion that many in the Belize Chinese Association are grappling with tonight, reportedly following a decision by the [...]