The gold standard in the hospitality industry is meeting and exceeding guest expectations. The good news is that making changes to significantly boost the value of your customers’ stay doesn’t need to be timely or costly. Here are three quick, easy and inexpensive tips to improve the hotel guest experience.
According to Travel Pulse, one of the ways that people are caring for their mental, emotional and spiritual wellbeing is by traveling, whether it’s relatively close to home or across the globe. In this edition of Travel Trends, we take a look at a few trends in wellness travel that are set to make their mark in 2022.
Late last week, Belize welcomed the Seabourn Ovation, a new cruise ship under the Seabourn Cruise Line. According to the Belize Tourism Board (BTB), the ship had its maiden call ceremony on board at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday. Participating were representatives from the BTB, the ships local port agent APEX Shipping Agency Limited, Belize Port Authority and the Fort Street Tourism Village.
The Belize Tourism Board has signed an agreement with the University of Belize (UB) for a partnership to update the National Sustainable Tourism Master Plan of Belize. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the tourism sector globally and countries that seek to remain competitive in the travel industry must also evolve their plans to charter a renewed path to resurgence.
According to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the situation for tourism remains rather unusual as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. 2020 was the year in which international tourism came to a near-complete standstill, and the only alternatives were domestic and local tourism. 2021 saw some improvements, but only in a very subtle way as restrictions were still in place and many countries kept their borders fully or partially closed. It is difficult to make an estimate for 2022
The Belize Tourism Industry Association (BTIA) held its 36th Annual General Meeting via Zoom on Thursday, January 20, 2022. In attendance were Hon. Anthony Mahler, Minister of Tourism and Diaspora Relations; Director of Tourism, Mr. Evan Tillett; the Board and members of BTIA; other tourism stakeholders; and invited guests.