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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, [...]

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 [...]