Tourism Booming in Belize



Photo - Flickr user, Billy3001
Photo – Flickr user, Billy3001

Brian Major – TravelPulse

Belize’s growing tourist arrival numbers are outpacing the wider Caribbean region, said Jose Manuel Heredia Jr., the country’s minister of tourism and culture, in an address at an annual tourism gathering held earlier this month.

Belize hosted 263,065 overnight tourists between January and November of 2013 (the latest date for which figures are available), a seven percent increase compared with the same period in 2012.

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