Personal Membership

BTIA invites all individuals to become personal members of the Belize Tourism Industry Association. A membership is your commitment to the industry, your entrance to shaping and leading the tourism sector and your ticket to the best tourism related trainings in Belize.

Each member in these categories is entitled to a Membership Certificate and Card.

FEE: $25BZD

Students in Belize are the building blocks for the growth of the tourism industry.

Benefits: 

  • Member-to-Member discounted rates
  • Access to important tourism industry information available to BTIA members only
  • Receive Tourism Bulletins with important info and updates
  • Free and/or discounted access to training opportunities
  • Internship opportunities

Requirements: 

High School, Junior College and/or University Student

FEE:$50BZD

Access will be granted to full-time employees of our membership businesses of BTIA with the opportunity to network and become involved in chapter programs, activities to gain broader understanding of critical industry issues.

Benefits: 

  • Member-to-Member discounted rates
  • Access to important tourism industry information available to BTIA members only
  • Receive Tourism Bulletins with important info and updates
  • Free and/or discounted access to training opportunities
  • Representation of Members’ Interests in various local and international forums

Requirements: 

Employee of a Business Member

FEE:$1OOBZD

Stakeholders or Individuals with tourism interest are welcome to become members of the BTIA.

Benefits: 

  • Member-to-Member discount rates
  • Access to important tourism industry information available to BTIA members only
  • Receive Tourism Bulletins with important info and updates
  • Free and/or discounted access to training opportunities
  • Representation of Members’ Interests in various local and international forums

Application Process

    1. Businesses must submit a copy of their Certificate of Registration.
    2. Hotels, Guest Houses, Resorts, Villas, Condos, Bed& Breakfast must submit a copy of their Belize Tourism Board’s Hotel License.
    3. Tour Guides and Tour operators must submit a copy of their Belize Tourism Board’s License.
    4. Fill out the online application and submit.

Business Membership

Tourism stakeholders and corporate businesses have the ability to join to show their commitment and contribution in shaping the country’s tourism industry and ensure their opinions are heard as part of BTIA’s ongoing advocacy efforts on behalf of sustainable, responsible and successful tourism business.

The appropriate membership category and fee will be determined by the number of full-time equivalent employees. Each member in these categories is entitled to a Membership Certificate and Membership Card but additional cards can be issued for a fee of $25 BZD. All business members have one vote per membership.

FEE: $200BZD

Benefits: 

  • Member-to-Member discounted rates
  • Access to important tourism industry information available to BTIA members only
  • Receive Tourism Bulletins with important info and updates
  • Free and/or discounted access to training opportunities
  • Internship and employment opportunities
  • FEDECATUR affiliation and regional integration
  • Representation of Members’ Interests in various local and international forums
  • Ability to vote at the AGM
  • BTIA Website listing
  • Listing on Destination Belize BTIA membership directory
  • Discount on Destination Belize Ads
  • Advocate on projects, policies and laws/legislations that impact the tourism industry

Requirements:

Have 1-10 Employees

FEE: $500BZD

Benefits:

  • Member-to-Member discounted rates
  • Access to important tourism industry information available to BTIA members only
  • Receive Tourism Bulletins with important info and updates
  • Free and/or discounted access to training opportunities
  • Internship and employment opportunities
  • FEDECATUR affiliation and regional integration
  • Representation of Members’ Interests in various local and international forums
  • Ability to vote at the AGM
  • BTIA Website listing
  • Listing on Destination Belize BTIA membership directory
  • Discount on Destination Belize Ads
  • Advocate on projects, policies and laws/legislations that impact the tourism industry

Requirements: 

Have 11-50 Employees

FEE: $1500BZD

Benefits: 

  • Member-to-Member discounted rates
  • Access to important tourism industry information available to BTIA members only
  • Receive Tourism Bulletins with important info and updates
  • Free and/or discounted access to training opportunities
  • Internship and employment opportunities
  • FEDECATUR affiliation and regional integration
  • Representation of Members’ Interests in various local and international forums
  • Ability to vote at the AGM
  • BTIA Website listing
  • Listing on Destination Belize BTIA membership directory
  • Discount on Destination Belize Ads
  • Advocate on projects, policies and laws/legislations that impact the tourism industry

Requirements:

Have 51 + Employees

Application Process

    1. Businesses must submit a copy of their Certificate of Registration.
    2. Hotels, Guest Houses, Resorts, Villas, Condos, Bed& Breakfast must submit a copy of their Belize Tourism Board’s Hotel License.
    3. Tour Guides and Tour operators must submit a copy of their Belize Tourism Board’s License.
    4. Fill out the online application and submit.