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The Belize Tourism Board - headline sponsor

The Belize Tourism Board

The Belize Tourism Board (BTB) is a statutory body within the Belize Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation, and it is governed by a Board of Directors appointed by the Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation.

BelizeAs a part of its responsibilities, the BTB promotes Belize as a premier tourism destination to both in country and international consumers. Among its outreach to the international travel market, the BTB markets the country’s unique attractions to travellers, members of the travel trade industry and media outlets in key markets.

The BTB is dedicated to developing and implementing tourism programs that will help strengthen and grow the Belizean tourism industry in a sustainable manner; promote good destination stewardship; and instil high quality standards for accommodations and travel experiences.

BTB is a progressive institution, aiming to foster responsible development of the Tourism Industry within Belize. The organization's goal is to ensure socioeconomic growth of Belize through prudent, transparent and effective governance, all implemented in a responsible way. For more information on the BTB and its services, visit

“Belize aims to be a world leader in sustainable and responsible tourism. We understand that the beautiful and fragile natural and cultural heritage must be protected if we want to be able to enjoy it in years to come. We have developed a National Sustainable Tourism Master Plan that stipulates how to strategically grow tourism in a sustainable manner. This is why this sponsorship with responsible tourism is one step forward in that direction. We are proud to work with businesses and organisations worldwide who are the driving force for the future of tourism.”

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