Last night was the 13th National Tourism Awards. The Annual National Tourism Awards has brought out the Prime Minister of Belize, Hon. Dean Barrow along with Mrs. Kim Simplis-Barrow. A night for the celebration of tourism excellence, on "La Isla Bonita" Ambergris Caye.

Congratulations to all the winners....

CONGRATULATIONS again Mrs. Celi McCorkle on her Special Recognition!

Receiving the first ever "Celi McCorkle Award" is the late Mr. Gerald McDermott.

Congratulations Ms. Mariam Roberson on receiving this year's Minister's Award!!

CONGRATULATIONS to the “San Pedro Lobster Festival” on winning the “Major Events and Festivals”!

And the “Small Hotel of the Year” goes to Table Rock Lodge! CONGRATULATIONS!

And the WINNER of the “Hospitality Award” goes to one of Belize’s most aesthetic resort/hotel, CONGRATULATIONS, San Ignacio Resort Hotel!

The WINNER of the “Cruise Tour Operator” goes to… “Calypso Train Tours”! Congratulations to you and may you continue to pave the way for excellence!

“Tour Guide of the Year” recognizes an outstanding guide whose daily efforts makes the satisfaction of travelers a top priority! CONGRATULATIONS to Mr. Desmond Ramirez of Belcampo on a job WELL DONE!

Belize is blessed with numerous foodie spots countrywide and this year we recognize the Guava Limb Café at Chaa Creek as the “Restaurant of the Year”!! Their delectable foods have been top choice of many! Keep making magic, and CONGRATULATIONS!!

“Hotel of the Year” is another prestigious award, and it goes too… Gaia River Lodge! CONGRATULATIONS!!

CONGRATULATIONS to Mr. Roberto Guerra of “La Beliza Resort” on the recognition as the “Frontline Person of the Year”! You deserve it!

We say CONGRATULATIONS to Ian Anderson’s Cave Branch Jungle Lodge and Adventure Co. who are the WINNERS of the “Tour Operator of the Year”!! Your hard work and aim for excellence is one that is most admirable! Keep up the great work!!

And the WINNER of the “Cruise Tour Guide of the Year” is “Darknight Cave Adventure”! Congratulations Mr. Axel Chavin, keep up the excellent work!

CONGRATULATIONS to Hickatee Cottages on being recognized as the “Guesthouse of the Year”! Keep up the great work guys!

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