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BTIA’s POSITION: PAPER GOB’S PROPOSED REVENUE MEASURES AND THEIR TOURISM IMPACTS

BTIA’s POSITION: PAPER GOB’S PROPOSED REVENUE MEASURES AND THEIR TOURISM IMPACTS

PREAMBLE As part of what it calls “measured consolidation”, the Government of Belize has proposed the following revenue measures: 1) require all statutory boards to contribute 10% of their 2017/18 income to the Consolidated Revenue…

Digital and Social Media Marketing Workshop for Multi-Destination Tourism Packages

Digital and Social Media Marketing Workshop for Multi-Destination Tourism Packages

The Central American Tourism Agency (CATA) invites the BTIA and its members to participate in its Digital and Social Media Marketing Workshop for Multi-Destination Tourism Packages to be held in San Jose, Costa Rica on…

BTIA Meets with Airbnb Representatives

BTIA Meets with Airbnb Representatives

On May 11th, 2017, BTIA representatives held a meeting with two Airbnb officials, Mr. Shawn Sullivan and Mr. Carlos Munoz, who are responsible for Airbnb’s public policy division for Latin America and the Caribbean.  BTB’s…

Savor Your Belize Experience at BETEX 2017

Savor Your Belize Experience at BETEX 2017

The Belize Tourism Industry Association (BTIA) in partnership with the Belize Tourism Board (BTB) and other key tourism stakeholders hosted Belize’s only international trade exhibition, the 12th Belize Tourism Expo (BETEX) at the SCA Multipurpose…

POSITION PAPER – GOB’S PROPOSED REVENUE MEASURES AND THEIR TOURISM IMPACTS

POSITION PAPER – GOB’S PROPOSED REVENUE MEASURES AND THEIR TOURISM IMPACTS

PREAMBLE As part of what it calls “measured consolidation”, the Government of Belize has proposed the following revenue measures: 1) require all statutory boards to contribute 10% of their 2017/18 income to the Consolidated Revenue…

BTIA Holds Special Meeting to Discuss the Crime Situation in Tourist Destinations

BTIA Holds Special Meeting to Discuss the Crime Situation in Tourist Destinations

PRESS RELEASE Belize City, Belize – 13th February 2017. On the 10 February 2017, the Belize Tourism Industry Association (BTIA) held a special meeting at its Belize City office to discuss the crime situation in…

President’s New Year Greeting!

President’s New Year Greeting!

Dear fellow BTIA members, Happy New Year! The International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development has arrived. As such, I urge you to commit to make this year meaningful by becoming even more determined to…

BTIA Press Release: Offshore Seismic Testing

BTIA Press Release: Offshore Seismic Testing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   –PRESS RELEASE–   Belize City, Belize – 20th October 2016.    The Belize Tourism Industry Association (BTIA) expresses its concern and disappointment at the recent announcement made by the Government of…

BTIA’s 31st Bi-Annual General Meeting

BTIA’s 31st Bi-Annual General Meeting

Belize City, Belize, July 8, 2016: The Belize Tourism Industry Association held its 31st Bi-Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, July 6, 2016 in the City of Belmopan at the George Price Centre for Peace and…

PRESS RELEASE – Hotels and Accommodations Minimum Standards

PRESS RELEASE – Hotels and Accommodations Minimum Standards

 “PRESS RELEASE – HOTELS AND ACCOMMODATIONS MINIMUM STANDARDS”Belize City, Belize — 28th June 2016.  The Belize Tourism Industry Association (BTIA) is currently conducting a comprehensive review of the improvements to the minimum standards for Hotels…