On July 4th the BTIA hosted its 34th Bi- Annual General Meeting at the George Price Center in the City of Belmopan. Over eighty-five BTIA members, tourism stakeholders, and special invited guests were in attendance.
The meeting recapped BTIA’s progress throughout the past six months including the Executive Director’s- John M. Burgos mid-year report. He highlighted one of BTIA’s signature marketing event- BETEX 2019. Feedback from participants allowed us to conclude that it was a resounding success with its new Roadshow format for both stakeholders and buyers who participated. Two new festivals were highlighted for the positive outcome obtained in their destination: Live Well Cayo Fest and Corozal Coconut Fest. BTIA President, Ms. Melanie Paz, expressed the following views: “As I continue the journey enhancing our tourism sector, I must commend our Board Members, Chapters and Secretariat on their efforts and commitment to the tourism development within their perspective chapters, membership and the country as a whole”.
BTIA Corporate Sponsor- DIGI also shared a short presentation on Tourism packages that can be offered to guests. As part of their support and continuous contributions, special acknowledgements were made to the BTIA’s Diamond Sponsor – Atlantic Bank Group of Companies, Platinum Sponsor – Tropic Air, and Gold Sponsors.