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July 2021

Dear BTIA Members, There’s an old saying that “the best time to plant a tree is yesterday”. Unfortunately, the same adage applies to vaccination for Covid-19 as it increasingly appears that in the race against the virus we are several months late and thousands of arms short. For a while, it looked like following a deadly first wave we had brought things under control. The Ministry of Health and Wellness somehow managed to acquire all the vaccines the country needed. The Ministry

Here is a quick update from the cruise sector! After welcoming its first cruise ship for the first time after several months, Belize is off to a great cruise restart. Last week’s first cruises to set sail, returned to the US without a single case or suspected case of Covid-19 in guests or crew. Yesterday, July 14, 2021, was the second port call from Carnival Vista, sailing out of Galveston. Most of the cruise tours are currently operating, and 95% of the guests are