Belize Tourism Board Announces End of Director’s 12-Year Term
Belize City, Belize – November 4, 2009
– The Belize Tourism Board (BTB) recently announced that as of December 31, 2009, Director of Tourism Mrs. Tracy Panton will be leaving her post after a 12-year tenure.
Serving as the BTB’s Director, Mrs. Panton helped to heighten global awareness of Belize as one of the most coveted eco-adventure destinations on the planet. Under Tracy’s leadership, tourism has and continues to evolve into one of the newest and fastest growing industries in Belize. “I am sincerely grateful for the opportunity that has been afforded me to serve the government and people of Belize in the capacity of Director of Tourism,”
commented Panton. “I take this opportunity to thank everyone for their support, guidance and most importantly, friendship during my tenure.”
Mrs. Panton has demonstrated a strong commitment and dedication to the industry, and stands ready to support the BTB through the end of her term. Additional details about Mrs. Panton’s successor will be announced at a later date. About Belize
As one of the last unspoiled places on earth, Belize offers travelers the richly rewarding authenticity they seek in a Caribbean getaway. With direct flights from the U.S. and Canada, this tropical paradise is nestled between Mexico to the north and Guatemala to the west and south. For generations, the English-speaking people of Belize have demonstrated a commitment to preserving the country’s unique charms. Belize offers a land rich in natural beauty and steep in the history and culture of its Maya past. Renowned for having the second largest barrier reef in the world, Belize’s pristine waters, exotic marine and wildlife, lush unspoiled landscapes and superb diving truly make it Mother Nature’s Best Kept Secret. For more information on how you can be one with Belize, visit www.travelbelize.org