Belize Tourism Is Having Its Best Year Ever

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 […]


Talking Caribbean Tech in Belize

By Gerard Best CJ Contributor A full line-up of international tech experts will gather in Belize from Nov. 2 to 6, when the capital city plays host to a historic regional ICT development conference. Among the expert facilitators will be Bevil Wooding, a Founder and a Director of the […]


Southwest Airlines' Newest Caribbean Destination

By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest has a new Caribbean destination. Southwest Airlines has made its first-ever flight to Belize. The carrier’s 737 from Houston touched down in Belize City on Thursday afternoon. The daily flights will operate out of […]


Belize Makes Push for Local Tourism

A drive for domestic tourism By the Caribbean Journal staff In a bid to increase tourism revenue, Belize is looking close to home. The country has launched a new ad campaign aimed at local travelers, under the theme “Discover How to […]


Tourism Growth Slows in Belize

Caribbean destination seeing slowdown in arrivals after years of strong growth By the Caribbean Journal staff After several years of very strong growth, Belize is seeing a slowdown in tourism, according to new data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The Caribbean destination […]

American Airlines Launching New Belize Flights Next Month

Above: El Secreto in Belize By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is launching additional service to Belize next month. Beginning June 6, the carrier will operate nonstop flights between Belize City and Los Angeles. The carrier will operate the flights […]

New Development Launches in Belize

Above: Itz’ana By the Caribbean Journal staff A new resort and residence project is coming to Belize. Itz’ana, inspired by the name of a Mayan deity, has officially launched sales, the property announced. The property will consist of 39 luxury […]


Belize’s Hamanasi Resort Completes Renovation Project

Above: the Hamanasi Resort in Belize By the Caribbean Journal staff Belize’s Hamanasi Adventure and Dive Resort has completed its recent renovation project. The property’s updated Great House is slated for a grand opening on April 25. The boutique hotel […]

Belize’s Newest Tourism Executive

Above: Belize The Belize Tourism Industry Association has its newest executive director. The BTIA announced that John Burgos officially began work as the association’s executive director last week. Burgos comes to the BTIA with 10 years of experience in the […]

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Silk Caye in Belize

The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Steven D. Thompson, who sent in this beautiful snapshot of Silk Caye, a tiny island park just inside Belize’s barrier reef. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean Send […]


A New Lawmaker in Belize

Above: Dr Omar Figueroa is sworn in By the Caribbean Journal staff Dr Omar Figueroa is the newest Member of the National Assembly in Belize. Figueroa emerged victorious in the latest by-election for the Cayo North constituency, following the resignation […]

Belize Lawmaker Resigns

Above: Parliament in Belmopan, Belize By the Caribbean Journal staff Joseph Mahmud, member of Belize’s House of Representatives for the Cayo North constituency, has tendered his resignation. The news was announced by Belize’s government on Monday afternoon. Mahmud, a member […]

Suite Spot: El Secreto, Belize

Above: El Secreto By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor From Miami, it will take you two-hours by jet; 20 minutes in a puddle-jumper; a five-minute golf cart ride; and 30 minutes on a water taxi to get here. But El Secreto, […]


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