There is some other good news to report tonight that places Belize among world class tourism destinations. CNN International is citing the Blue Hole among the top dive sites in the world. The folks at the Belize Tourism Board say that the famous Blue Hole is being recognized as the seventh best dive spot among fifty locations in a story written by Jade Bremner.

B.T.B. says that various dive experts from internationally known sites like:,, and helped Bremner to select the locations featured. The designation gives Belize a major boost because CNN International has a huge following of up to two hundred million households around the globe and in the range of half a million visitors online.

Recently, Belize was also named as a top snorkeling destination by The National Newspaper of the Arab Emirates, the Phoenix Resort was named as the best hotel while the local beaches are considered among the best in Central America.

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