From November, Britons will be able to fly return to Belize City without an overnight connection in the US or Mexico, making this Central American destination more accessible for the first time. Launching on November 4th, in conjunction with the start of Belize’s high visitor season, new outbound flights will operate four days a week on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday while new inbound flights will operate daily.
In less than five days, one of the world’s most recognized adventure enthusiasts, HRH Prince Henry of Wales will visit Belize March 2 - 3, 2012 on behalf of The Queen as part of Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations. Though Prince Harry will be on an official visit, certainly the many natural wonders and extraordinary experiences that await in Belize will have His Royal Highness caught-up in the moment, and encourage him to “Be one with adventure.”
Ending a two-year litigation that stalled development of a $50 million luxury resort hotel in Belize, a crucial strip of waterfront property on the island of Ambergris Caye was awarded to the project’s developers by a Belizean court.
Tourism to Central America has fallen by 8% this year compared to last year. The sharp drop means that tourist numbers will fall back to fewer than 8m people by year end, who stayed for a shorter period of time and spent less money.
Breaking Travel News interviews Michael Singh, CEO Tourism & Aviation, Government of Belize at WTTC 2008, Dubai.
First-class scuba diving, climbing ancient Mayan temples, sea kayaking through mangroves, exploring caves, or trekking through the lush rainforest interior - adventure has always been part of the Belize experience. Now, adventure in Belize reaches to new heights as Jaguar Paw Resort opens the country’s first zip line tour.