Belize Sees Big Tourism Rebound

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 […]


Belize Has a New Beach

A new project bears fruit By Dana Niland CJ 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 […]


Copa Launches Belize Flights

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 […]


A Major New Caribbean Arena Project

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 […]

Why This Might Be the Caribbean’s Best-Value Luxury Real Estate Market

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 […]

A New Luxury Project in Belize

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 […]


An Historic Election Win in Belize

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Above: Belize Prime Minister Dean Barrow is sworn in  By the Caribbean Journal staff Belize Prime Minister Dean Barrow has been sworn in for a third consecutive term. The historic win for Barrow and his United Democratic Party came in […]

Why Experts are Upbeat About the Future of Caribbean Tech

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By Gerard Best CJ Contributor BELIZE CITY, Belize—Regional Internet and technology experts remain upbeat on the future of the industry in the Caribbean. A recent industry report showed that Internet connectivity in the Caribbean is growing at sluggish speeds, with high rates. However, shifting attitudes within the region’s […]

Belize Tourist Arrivals on the Rise

By the Caribbean Journal staff After a sluggish first half, tourist arrivals to Belize are beginning to surge. The country showed a 6.9 percent increase in stayover arrivals in the third quarter of 2015, compared to the same period in […]


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 […]


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