too bad Tropica doesn't follow suit, it looks like a nice place, but who would want to book a room there knowing hordes of daytrippers will be invading the beach?

You are right Warren, and as you and others have pointed out, Belize is going about this backwards, if they have to do it at all - the infrastructure is not there.

The point I was trying to make about branding the cruisers - how do merchants tell the difference between the two? I know, I know....cruisers are the ones with the sandals and black socks who don't spend any money, and just want to use the bathrooms!!!