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The Maya Beach Hotel & Bistro, located on Belize’s Placencia

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It’s a very sweet journey to Belize.
The Maya Beach Hotel & Bistro, located on Belize’s Placencia Peninsula, is offering an immersive package that allows travelers to interact with local Mayan families and learn first hand how they’ve lived off the land in the “cradle of chocolate.”
Guests experience a culinary learning education as they enjoy a tour of a local organic chocolate farm, taking in the cacao trees, meeting the family that works the land and tasting the chocolate itself.
In addition, guests can explore a spice farm, and get a first-hand look at where black pepper and vanilla is grown, while tasting their way through acres of locally-grown fruit trees.
They can also continue the culinary adventure with the local fare at the resort’s Maya Beach Bistro, such as a cacao-spice martini, cacao pork or chocolate souffle.
The experience starts at $1,299 for double occupancy and includes: a five night stay at the hotel, complimentary transfer from Placencia airstrip, compliment…

Belize to held its Internet confrence in 2018

Caribbean Peering and Interconnection Forum, known as CarPIF, on June 6 and 7, 2018. The 2018 meeting is expected to be the largest to date, according to organizer Bevil Wooding, an Internet strategist with Packet Clearing House and executive director of the Caribbean Network Operators Group. He described the annual event as “a truly unique opportunity for players in the Caribbean’s Internet community to connect with peers and industry colleagues.” CarPIF is an initiative of the Internet Society, Packet Clearing House and the Caribbean Network Operators Group. Since its inception in 2015, the forum has brought together regional and international technology experts and telecommunications industry execs to discuss a range of topics related to Internet peering  and interconnection trends, and their relevance to the Caribbean region. “International firms like Google, Facebook and Akamai have the opportunity to meet with decision makers from Caribbean internet service providers, digital c…

Stayover visitors to Belize totaled 319,119

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Belize is continuing to show seriously strong growth in its tourism sector so far in 2017, according to the latest data from the country’s tourist board.
Stayover visitors to Belize totaled 319,119 through the end of September, an 8.6 percent increase that’s among the fastest growth rates in the Caribbean.
That follows a boom in 2016 that saw Belize post a 13 percent increase in stayover arrivals over 2015.
The United States continues to be the strongest source market for Belize, though Canadian arrivals are set to jump with the recent debut of the new WestJet flights to Belize from Calgary.

Oceana helds its Rock The Reef Concert at Memorial Park Belize City

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Rock the reef is an event that was held in Fort George Memorial Park in  Belize City on Saturday December 9, 2017. It commenced at 2pm and concluded at 7pm. This was held to stop oil spilling in Belize and to send a message to the Government of Belize that we don't want black water. We want to protect our marine life that Belize has. Belizeans are sending a message to the government of Belize that we don't want our Marine  Life dead. Oceana from around the country travelled to the Rock The Reef event that was held in Belize City. Oceana Press Release earlier this year: Belize made history today by introducing legislation to enshrine an indefinite moratorium on offshore oil in its marine territory, including territorial seas and Exclusive Economic Zone. Given Belize’s economic dependence on its natural resources, particularly on globally significant marine assets such as the second longest barrier reef in the world, the legislative move to safeguard these invaluable environmen…