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#420848 - 11/02/11 06:53 PM NICH is increasing archaeological site fees?  
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Seems like NICH is increasing fees to the archaeological sites...

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Stakeholders Meeting
Date: Wed, 2 Nov 2011 10:48:25 -0600
From: Delsia Marsden <>
To: undisclosed-recipients:;

Dear Stakeholders,

The Institute of Archaeology and the National Institute of Culture and History (NICH) are inviting all stakeholders to a meeting at 3:00pm, on Monday the 7th of November at the House of Culture in Belize City. The purpose of this meeting is to update members on NICH's schedule for increasing fees to the Archaeological Parks, to review the Rules and Regulations for conducting tours at the Archaeological Reserves, and to discuss other relevant NICH-related tourism initiatives.

Thank you for your interest in Belize’s Archaeological Reserves and we look forward to your presence at the meeting.

Delsia Marsden
Admin. Assistant
Institute of Archaeology, NICH
Museum Building, Culvert Road
Belmopan, Belize, C.A.
Phone: +501-822-2106/2227
Fax: +501-822-3345

Live and let live
#420857 - 11/02/11 07:41 PM Re: NICH is increasing archaeological site fees? [Re: Short]  
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These are the rates that became effective in June and October. Hope NICH is not planning any further increases. Rates in Belize dollahs.

--Lan Sluder


The following fee increases become effective on June 1st 2011.

Reserve Resident Admission Non Resident Admission
Nim Li Punit $10 $20

$10 $20

$10 $20

El Pilar
$10 $20

Barton Creek
$20 $20

Actun Tunichil Muknal
$50 $50

$15 $30

Cerro Maya
$10 $20

Santa Rita
Free Free

The following fee increases become effective on the 1st October 2011.

Reserves Resident Admission Non Resident Admission

Cahal Pech
$10 $20

$10 $20

Altun Ha
$10 $20

$10 $20

No Hoch Cheen
$20 $20

#421574 - 11/10/11 12:56 PM Re: NICH is increasing archaeological site fees? [Re: Short]  
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the BTB has made major cuts in the annual budget for "conservation". I do not see how NICH has any choice but to charge reasonable rates to enter parks. Yellowstone National Park costs $12 usd for adults, plus $25 usd to park the car.

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