San Pedro businesses are currently hosting visitors to the island for the Belize Tourism Expo (BETEX) at the Caye International Bank Financial Center. The business showcase to international travel resellers commenced since yesterday, June 24 and run through tomorrow Saturday, June 26. This includes visits to Placencia and San Ignacio.

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BETEX is a five-day business-to-business event showcasing Belize travel destinations, hotels, tour operators, and other tourism service providers. It is an exclusive opportunity for international travel resellers to meet, network, negotiate and conduct business with local travel suppliers, learn more about Belize, and experience the destination first-hand.

Tropic Air personnel at BETEX

By attending BETEX, participants efficiently, effectively and productively gain immediate competitive advantage for their business and stay abreast with the latest developments in Belize. Travel agents and wholesalers can increase profitability through business interaction, destination education and personal encounters. Local tourism service providers will have a chance to showcase their products and conduct business with international trade partners.

BETEX takes place from Wednesday, June 23 (arrivals) through Sunday, June 27, with departures on Monday, June 28 and is open to registered participants only. With four days of countrywide expeditions and nine itinerary options, international travel professionals will have the opportunity to visit destinations countrywide, immerse themselves in the product, and learn firsthand how to sell Belize.

Suppliers exhibit at decentralized marketplaces on three mornings, allowing for one-on-one business meetings between all suppliers and all buyers. BETEX will also feature cultural shows and social functions highlighting some of Belize’s rich diverse cultures, as well as an opening night, an educational seminar and orientation prior to the expeditions.

DATE: June 23 – 27, 2010
PLACE: Belize, Central America
PARTICIPANTS: International Travel Trade Professionals, Press and Belize Suppliers
ORGANIZED BY: Belize Tourism Industry Association

For more on BETEX visit the Official Website HERE

Martin and Blanca of Xanadu Resort

Personnel of Las Terrazas behind the desk

Milo and Felipe of Ambergris Lake Villas