Belize Tourism Board

Mission Statement 

The Belize Tourism Board is a statutory body within the Ministry of Tourism, which represents a strategic partnership between government and the private sector to develop, market, and implement tourism programs that will fulfill the emerging needs of our local industries and the international tourism marketplace for the benefit of Belize and Belizeans.

The responsibilities of the BTB include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Planning, developing, and promoting the tourism industry
  • Developing the tourism product locally
  • Encouragement of private investment in tourism
  • Issuance and management of licenses for the tourism hotel industry, tour guide, and tour operators
  • Surveys and planning related to natural and cultural tourism resources
  • Maintenance of historical sites and beauty spots in tourist areas
  • Vetting the standards of facilities as offered by the tourism hotel industry
  • Assisting in the supervision and improvement of the tourism environment
  • Conducting tourist market surveys and research
  • Offering prompt and efficient service in every capacity to visitors at all times
  • Marketing of Belize as a tourism product both locally and internationally


Belize Tourism Board
64 Regent Street
Telephone: 501-227-2420


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