What training opportunities are offered by the BTIA?2017-03-07T15:47:55+00:00

*The BTIA offers training opportunities in the following areas:

  1. Customer service
  2. Hospitality management
  3. Waiting staff training
  4. Housekeeping training
  5. Food Preparation training
  6. Bar tending training
  7. Social Media marketing training
What are signature projects offered by the BTIA?2017-03-07T15:46:59+00:00

*The BTIA offers two marketing projects biennially: a.) publication of the Destination Belize magazine and b.) The Belize Tourism Expo (BETEX).

Where are BTIA offices located?2017-03-07T15:46:20+00:00

*BTIA Tourism Information Centers are located in following destinations:

  • Belize City, National Secretariat – North Front Street
  • Orange Walk – Queen Elizabeth Park
  • Dangriga – Corner of Mahogany & Howard Street
  • Placencia – the Alley after RE/Max

Toledo – Front Street

Do BTIA members automatically become members of the Belize Hotel Association (BHA)?2017-03-07T15:45:46+00:00

*The BTIA and BHA membership are separate. The Belize Hotel Association is a non-profit, non-government organization which membership is mostly comprised of hotel accommodations. It is a partner of the BTIA and has a vote within the BTIA board. Click here to view the BTIA membership package.

How many members do the BTIA represent?2017-03-07T15:45:18+00:00

The BTIA membership is comprised of over 375 members which include hotels, tour operators, tour guides, car rentals, spas, gift shops, banks and other stakeholders within the tourism sector.

What are the benefits of becoming a member?2017-03-07T15:44:50+00:00

To find out more about membership click here (You can include a table that contains all membership benefits)

What are the membership categories? Yearly Membership fee?2017-03-07T16:13:24+00:00

*$50 application fee

Student Associate Individual
$25 $50 $100



Small Businesses

(1-10 employees)

Medium Businesses

(11-49 employees)

Large Businesses

(50+ employees)

$200 $500 $1,500
What is the difference between the Belize Tourism Industry Association (BTIA) and Belize Tourism Board (BTB)?2017-03-07T15:43:25+00:00

*The BTIA is Belize’s largest tourism association which acts as an umbrella organization for the tourism industry’s private sector.  BTIA’s main strategic objective is to advocate on behalf of its members for the benefit of the tourism industry by influencing the outcomes of public policy and resource allocation decisions by the government, specifically for tourism. Other key areas of focus are training and marketing opportunities.

*The Belize Tourism Board is a statutory body within the Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation that functions as a strategic partner between government and the private sector to develop, market and implement tourism programs that fulfil the emerging needs of our local industries and international tourism marketplace for the benefit of Belize.

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