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American Airlines Launches New Belize Flights

 American Airlines has kicked off its newest service to Belize, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  The world’s largest airline is now operating weekly nonstop service between Los Angeles and Belize City.  The service is operating once weekly on Saturdays; the flight …

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From Belize to Roatan, Six Tiny Private Island Resorts to Try

 The perception of private island resorts in the Caribbean is one of seclusion, of exclusivity; of, more often than nought, some degree of pretense.  But that’s not always the case.  And at a handful of private-island resorts in the Caribbean, …

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Alaska Airlines Launches First-Ever Belize Flights

 Alaska Airlines has launched its first-ever flights to the Caribbean destination of Belize.  The new service is operating four times each week from both Seattle and Los Angeles to Belize City. The Los Angeles-Belize service operates on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays …

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 There are jaguars in the cane fields.  In the heart of a rainforest in southern Belize, one of the Caribbean’s newest rum companies is doing something very special.  It’s a sustainable rum, a sugarcane rum and — and most importantly, a …

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 Let’s call them “small inclusives” — these pint-sized Caribbean resorts deliver all-inclusive amenities alongside a boutique hotel experience where guests get personalized service and the serenity of a vacation where it often feels like you have the whole place to …

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 Marriott International has officially opened its first-ever resort in Belize: the new Alaia Belize.  The 155-unit residential resort, part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection, is set on more than 20 acres, with more than 1,000 feet of beachfront access in Belize’s …

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 By GERARD BEST CJ Contributor BELIZE CITY, Belize—In response to a growing incidence of cyber-threats, Belize will host its first national cyber security symposium from April 24 to 27. “We have observed a disturbing rise in threats to critical network …

Belize Tourism Booming

 Tourism in Belize continues to boom, according to the destination’s latest arrival data. For the first nine months of 2016, Belize reported 293,622 stayover arrivals, a 16.4 percent increase over the same period in 2015 — making it one of the …

 Belize’s tourism sector is booming. The country’s latest figures show one of the fastest-growing destinations in the wider Caribbean region, with a 16.5 percent increase in stayover visitors compared to the first half of 2015. That represented a total of …

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 Hilton is continuing its regional expansion in the Caribbean with a new hotel brand in Belize. Curio, the collection by Hilton that’s been making its way to the region of late (most notably in Jamaica), will debut in Belize with …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Bursting with lush and diverse wildlife both under the sea in its coral reefs and above white sand shores in its rainforests, Belize is the ideal destination for travelers who love to explore. We’ve compiled a …

 It’s a popular fantasy: your own bungalow in the Caribbean. But what if also had its own energy source? Enter Belize’s Itz’ana Resort & Residences, which is now offering one-bedroom waterfront cottages with solar panels. The new phase of Itz’ana …

 After a sluggish peak tourist season, things were looking grim for tourism growth in Belize. But a strong summer season put the Caribbean destination into a strong position by the end of the year. Belize reported a 6.2 percent increase …

 A new project bears fruit By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Following the successful completion of a series of community-based initiatives, Caye Caulker has a new beach. After completing its Action Plan for Sustainable Tourism Development of Caye Caulker in September 2015, …

 Panama-based air carrier Copa Airlines has officially begun service between Panama and Belize. The airline’s first flight from Panama to Belize arrived on Tuesday carrying 92 passengers. Belize becomes Copa’s seventh destination in Central America. “For COPA Airlines this is …

 It’s one of the most ambitious urban projects in the Caribbean in some time: the new Belize City Center Arena and Cultural Complex. Now, Belize Infrastructure Limited is embarking on the construction phase of the project, which will be located …

 Is this Caribbean country home to the region’s best-value real estate? The emerging luxury market in Belize offers just that, according to a new report by SANCAS Realty, the exclusive affiliate for Christie’s International Real Estate in Belize. “The mid-term …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A new luxury project is coming to Placencia, Belize. The Itz’ana Resort and Residences broke ground this week on a 20-room resort project set to open in Dec. 2016. The project will also include 22 …