Reisverslag vanuit Nederland

In januari 2009, had de Belize Hotel Association voor de eerste maal een stand op de Vakantiebeurs, te Utrecht om ons prachtig landje Belize en de leden van BHA te vertegenwoordigen. Nick Davies, eigenaar van het bedrijf Belize Travel Services en mezelf hadden het geluk om op die beurs Cynthia, eigenaresse van Treasury Travel te mogen […]

Belize Visa Requirements

Tropic air, the airline of Belize informed us that Belize has implemented new and easier visa rules for foreigners traveling to Belize. The list of the countries who don’t need visas has increased and citizens of Brazil and Argentina, including many others only need a valid USA Visa to enter Belize + $100 fee upon […]


by Rachael Dragani Photos Courtesy Tony Rath, JC Cuellarand, The Belize Tourism Board Photo (above) Cool light sunrise in Ambergris Caye, Belize There are too many languages, cultures, people, foods and historic tales blended together in this tropical nation to make anyone feel like an outsider. Come for a relaxing honeymoon and leave with so […]

CATM 2010, Antigua, Guatemala

The 7th annual Central America Travel Market kicked off its 3-day promotion of the region’s natural and cultural diversity in the former colonial capital of Antigua, Guatemala. Between October 18-20, over 245 tour operators and media drawn from a vast range of countries from around the world. Exhibitors where from Guatemala, Costa Rica, Panama, Nicaragua, […]

Sport Diver Magazine in Belize!

Jad Davenport, freelance journalist experience Belize Belize City, Belize, June 15th, 2010 – Freelance photojournalist Jad Davenport is scheduled to visit Belize on an assignment for both Sport Diver and Islands Magazine. Sport Diver Magazine is the official magazine of the PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) Diving Society and with a circulation of 346,618 […]

BHA’s Biannual Meeting at Black Orchid Resort

Written by Tacogirl, on July 2nd 2010 Today I am doing something out of the ordinary and heading to Burrell Boom with Mike. We have a meeting to attend so I booked us a tacogirl special on the 7:am Tropic Air and away we go. Nothing like a plane ride over the Caribbean Sea to […]

Fantastic Fishing news @ Portofino to share with you!

At the moment we  have our guests Nicole and Jameson staying here with us, for their well deserved Honeymoon here at Portofino Beach Resort. Jameson is a true fishing passionate who has been a  professional fisherman for many many years. Because Jameson’s heart is into fishing, and did a lot of research regarding Belize, he […]

The Belize Hotel Association attended two travel shows in January – the Toronto Travel Show, and the Vakantiebeurs show in Holland.

The Dutch show is one of Europe’s major travel shows, attracting around 20,000 visitors on each of the five days. Nick Davies, Chairman of BHA’s Marketing Committee, explained that BHA’s ongoing work in Europe, and particularly Holland, had raised awareness of Belize to a level where they could now afford to target people more effectively. […]

A large “caboom” in the sky over Portofino Beach Resort!

Last night, our staff and guests here at Portofino Beach Resort experienced something very unusual! We saw a large “ball of fire” in the Belizean sky and hear a very loud sonic “boom”…. We didn’t know what happened. 3 minutes after, we saw on CNN that  space shuttle Endeavour and its six astronauts were returning […]

Orchids in Belize!

Orchids are known for their delicate beauty and exotic character. Evolving through an intricate and interesting history, the meanings of orchids include love, beauty, luxury, and strength. Orchids belong to the most diverse family of plants known to man. There are over 28,000 species. Orchids are the most rapidly (genetically) changing group of plants on […]