The BTIA a broad-based tourism umbrella organization that seeks to bring together tourism related interests to meet the challenges of a dynamic and growing tourism industry in Belize.

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October 2016

The BTIA held a special meeting at its Belize City office to discuss the crime situation in tourist destinations and others parts of Belize.  The focus of the meeting was to address current security issues and concerns, and to discuss strategies to alleviate the crime situation in Belize. The discussion mainly focused on the increasing crime rates at tourist destinations and communities, difficulty of crime victims obtaining a police report, the lack of proper community policing programs, and inadequate communication