Belize postpones tourism re-opening
The Belize Tourism Board (BTB) has issued a release informing travelers that due to an increase in Covid-19 cases, Belize will delay the re-opening of the Philip Goldson International Airport (BZE), which was scheduled for August 15th, 2020.
“As the official destination marketing organization for the country, the safety and comfort of our visitors and residents are of utmost priority for the BTB. We are continually assessing risks and working with our partners to create protocols to ensure a safe environment for residents and guests when international visitation resumes. In a press conference held yesterday, the Prime Minister of Belize – Rt. Hon. Dean O. Barrow – in an overabundance of caution, announced that it was necessary to delay the re-opening of the Philip Goldson International Airport (BZE), which was scheduled for August 15th, 2020, ” the release notes.
Ensuring that travelers have reliable, trustworthy, and useful information continues to be a top priority for the BTB.
“As a country, we are committed to enhancing our tourism product to be able to welcome back visitors to our shores in a safe and responsible manner. A new date for re-opening has not yet been established, and will be determined based on further developments in country,” the release ends by saying.
The BTB is encouraging travelers to visit www.travelbelize.org for current travel protocols and destination information.