Belize Nominated for World Travel Awards

Belize City, Belize – September 28, 2016 – The Belize Tourism Board is excited to announce that Belize has received four (4) nominations in the World Travel Awards’ World Category.

– World’s Leading Beach Destination: Placencia, Belize
– World’s Leading Destination: Ambergris Caye, Belize
– World’s Leading Dive Destination: Belize
– World’s Leading Green Destination: Belize

Voting has officially opened and will conclude on October 24, 2016. We are encouraging everyone to go to, register your email address and cast your votes for Belize. Travel Industry voters may apply to upgrade their account, after which their vote is equivalent to two votes.

In July, we announced that Ambergris Caye was named Mexico & Central America’s Leading Destination for the second year in a row. We now have the opportunity to take home four World category wins. These are categories that have previously been won by the Maldives, Dubai, Zanzibar, and Ecuador, respectively.

The World Travel Awards was founded in 1993 to recognize, acknowledge and reward excellence in the travel, tourism and hospitality industry worldwide. Now celebrating the 23rd anniversary, World Travel Awards is recognized globally as the hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire.

For more information on the awards, please visit

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