The BTIA offers training opportunities in customer service, hospitality management, waiting staff training, housekeeping training, food preparation training, bar tending training, and social media marketing training.
BTIA Tourism Information Centers are located in following destinations:
- Belize City, National Secretariat – North Front Street
- Orange Walk – Queen Elizabeth Park
- Dangriga – Corner of Mahogany & Howard Street
- Placencia – the Alley after RE/Max
Toledo – Front Street
The BTIA and BHA membership are separate. The Belize Hotel Association is a non-profit, non-government organization which membership is mostly comprised of hotel accommodations. It is a partner of the BTIA and has a vote within the BTIA board. Click here to view the BTIA membership package.
The BTIA membership is comprised of over 375 members which include hotels, tour operators, tour guides, car rentals, spas, gift shops, banks and other stakeholders within the tourism sector.
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The BTIA is Belize’s largest tourism association which acts as an umbrella organization for the tourism industry’s private sector. BTIA’s main strategic objective is to advocate on behalf of its members for the benefit of the tourism industry by influencing the outcomes of public policy and resource allocation decisions by the government, specifically for tourism. Other key areas of focus are training and marketing opportunities.
The Belize Tourism Board is a statutory body within the Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation that functions as a strategic partner between government and the private sector to develop, market and implement tourism programs that fulfil the emerging needs of our local industries and international tourism marketplace for the benefit of Belize.