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50 years for Holiday Hotel #505242
06/16/15 05:10 AM
06/16/15 05:10 AM
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Marty Offline OP

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Happy 50th Anniversary to both us and tourism on our beautiful island! Today marks the inauguration of the first hotel ever on the island of San Pedro (Ambergris Caye), The San Pedro Holiday Hotel! It has been a pleasure serving those near and far, and we look forward to continuing to do so on this, and the Golden years to come! Happy Birthday to us!

Gach Guerrero: "The Holiday Hotel opened it's doors on June 15, 1965. This was the start of tourism for Ambergirs Caye. Thank you Celi, eres un orgullo sampedrano."

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Re: 50 years for Holiday Hotel [Re: Marty] #505331
06/18/15 03:51 PM
06/18/15 03:51 PM
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Marty Offline OP

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Holiday Hotel celebrates 50 Years of Tourism Service to Belize

June 15th marked the 50th anniversary of The Holiday Hotel. Established in 1965, the hotel has since contributed its fair share in service to Ambergris Caye, Belize’s Tourism Industry and travelers visiting from across the globe.

The story starts off in 1965, with Celi Nunez McCorkle. Before the installation of electricity, running water, streets, airstrips, or motorized boats; back when La Isla Bonita boasted only sandy roads and sailboat transportations to and from the island, Celi had a dream.

She envisioned taking her hometown a step further, in creating an industry for the island by providing a resting place for these travelers that visited by boat. She believed in the beauty of Ambergris Caye and wanted to share it with the world. It was with that vision that the Holiday Hotel was born. What started off as a humble five room establishment with modest amenities, is now a 16 room hotel providing a tranquil, intimate beachside getaway to wanderers from around the world.

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