Three organizations you should know about if you’re considering an investment in Belize’s tourism industry
1. Belize Trade & Investment Development Service (BELTRAIDE)
A statutory body of the Government of Belize, Beltraide has a mandate to connect Belize to the rest of the world via foreign investment and domestic economic development.
Beltraide officials can help facilitate your investment in Belize, provide you with key contacts in the Belize government and help identify local companies for joint ventures, supply chain arrangements and other partnerships. Go to Beltraide website
2. Belize Tourism Industry Association (BTIA)
As the owner/shareholder of what will be one of Belize’s premiere resort destinations, you will want to become familiar with the Belize Tourism Industry Association. The BTIA has representation on nearly every legislative, advisory and licensing committee and advocates on behalf of Belize’s tourism sector to influence official tourism policy, legislation and destination marketing.
The Belize Tourism Industry Association has more than 600 members and board representation from each of 10 established tourism centers, including Corozal and Ambergris Caye. Go to BTIA website
3. Belize Hotel Association (BHA)
An association of accommodation operators in Belize, the Belize Hotel Association works to support sustainable growth of Belize’s tourism industry through marketing initiatives, training opportunities and strategic partnerships with both public and private agencies. Go to BHA website