Belize Tourism Board is a local agency that administers the tourism sector in Belize.
It operates as a branch of the Belize Ministry of Tourism.
The board’s mandate is to: Promote the health and well-being of Belizeans, including the tourism industry, in accordance with Belize’s law and regulations, with a view to promoting tourism in a way that will provide economic and social benefits for Belizean citizens, the Belized people and Belize-U.S. relations.
Promote a culture and tourism experience in Belizer, including, among other things, a cultural immersion experience in a Belize hotel and the introduction of Belizeran products and services into the Belizarrian marketplace.
Promulgate, develop and administer Belize National Day celebrations and provide financial support for those celebrations.
Establish an Office of Tourism and Development.
The Belize Department of Tourism will be responsible for the management of the tourism agency.
The government of Belizaress will be the principal agency, and the board will be accountable for the activities of the board.
Belize Tourism Department In its first fiscal year ending June 30, 2017, Belize tourism revenue totaled approximately $16 million.
The country’s gross domestic product (GDP) increased by 5.7 percent in the year ending March 31, 2017 to $2.7 billion.
The average gross domestic income per capita (GDI) increased to $27,832 in 2017, up 2.2 percent from the previous year.
The value of tourism receipts rose by $0.9 million in the fiscal year to June 30.
Tourism revenue was $1.4 billion in 2016, up 5.3 percent from 2015.
Tourism expenditure increased by $1 million in 2016 to $1,817 million.
Belize, in particular, is a tourism destination with a high number of international guests, and foreign visitors have increased significantly in recent years.
The number of foreign visitors in Belizes increased by 27.5 percent to 9.4 million in 2017.
Tourism arrivals in the country increased by 1.5 million in a year, from the same period last year.
Belizing had an estimated annual tourism expenditure of $8 million for 2017.
Belizaria’s National Tourism Agency Belizaria is a sovereign republic in the South Atlantic region of the Caribbean Sea.
Belisaria was founded in 1778, and was a Spanish colony from 1624 until 1790.
Belisa has one of the highest per capita gross domestic products in the world, ranking first among Caribbean nations in the OECD in 2017 according to the World Economic Forum.
Belise has been recognized as a Member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) since 1992.
Belias exports to the United States amounted to approximately $1 billion in 2017 and more than $2 billion in 2014.
The United States is Belizes main trading partner and a leading source of foreign direct investment.
Belizes tourism revenue is among the highest in the region, and it is the fourth-largest economy in the Americas.
Belises Tourism Board