Press Release, Belize City, Belize, Wednesday, September 19, 2012
– The Belize Tourism Board is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Director of Quality Assurance, Armeid Thompson.
“We are honoured to welcome such an outstanding individual, Armeid Thompson, to our executive management team here at the Belize Tourism Board. We believe that her world-class experience will greatly contribute to the quality that the Belize Tourism Board aims to achieve,” stated the Director of Tourism, Mrs. Laura Esquivel-Frampton.
Armeid began working at the Belize Tourism Board in March, 2011, where she served as the Executive Assistant to the Director of Tourism. She graduated top of her class with a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia, United States. She has enjoyed travelling to many places such as Papaua New Guinea, Australia, the Eastern Caribbean, Nicaragua, Honduras, Mexico, and Guatemala.
When asked about her new position, Armeid commented, “It’s an exhilarating time for the industry, the Ministry of Tourism, BTB, and the Quality Assurance Department. We are moving back into the limelight by developing and implementing core training mechanisms and standards with a focus on compliance. People will understand that we are a brand with emphasis on conscious and sustainable tourism. We want our guests to receive satisfaction from the brand we are selling.”
Armeid brings with her a wealth of knowledge on hospitality, sustainability, conservation and environmental awareness. Her recent certification as a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT), only adds to her expertise in her new post.
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