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Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation

Potential investors visit international airport site in northern Ambergris Caye

On Monday, February 25th, a group of potential investors visited the site of the proposed international airport in the Basil Jones Area, northern Ambergris Caye. Accompanying them was Area Representative and Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation, Honourable Manuel Heredia Jr.

Carpentry and Mechanical Internship Program launched at Royal Caribbean Resort

The initiative is the effort of island businessman, Yorham Shostari of Royal Caribbean Resort, in collaboration with the Area Representative and Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation Honourable Manuel Heredia Jr.

Boca Del Rio Park beach reclamation project close to completion

Spearheaded and sponsored by the Belize Tourism Board and Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation Honorable Manuel Heredia Jr, the project aims to reclaim Boca Del Rio as a prime beach area once more.

Ruby’s Hotel sold to San Pedro Belize Express Water Taxi Company

One of Ambergris Caye’s oldest beachfront accommodations, Ruby’s Hotel, has been purchased by the San Pedro Belize Express Water Taxi company. The idea of having an active water taxi terminal at this location is raising concern among residents and local institutions, due to its proximity to the San Pedro Roman Catholic School.

Aero Mexico launches direct Belize flights

Belizeans may now fly direct to Mexico City D.F., and by the same token Mexicans can now visit Belize, thanks to a new direct weekend flight introduced by Aero Mexico on Saturday, November 17.

BTB announces $1.5 Million sargussum relief fund & tax reliefs

The Government of Belize has granted $1.5 million to help contain and control of sargassum in the municipalities of San Pedro, Caye Caulker, Placencia and Hopkins, which will be disbursed through the Belize Tourism Board. Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation Hon. Manuel Heredia announced GOB’s assistance and other tax reliefs at a press conference the BTB offices in Belize City on Wednesday afternoon, October 31.

United States and Belize Sign Open Skies Air Transport Agreement

On October 16, 2018, U.S. Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Keith Gilges and Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation Manuel Heredia signed the first bilateral Air Transport Agreement between the United States and Belize.

The BTB and BHA award scholarships to 10 Belizean Students

Among those students was San Pedro’s Maria Elizabeth Tillet, who received a scholarship from the BHA.