Sea & Air Festival sponsorships grow - Cuello's Caribbean Rum
official rum of festival - Maya Airways Gold Sponsor, Island Air Silver
Cuello's Distillery of Orange Walk has become the 1997 San Pedro
International Sea & Air Festival's newest Diamond Sponsor, continuing
the tradition of having Caribbean Rum named as the official rum of the
festival. Cuello's has committed to $10,000 in goods or services for the
upcoming event and joins the San Pedro Town Board and the Belize Tourist
Board as Diamond sponsors.
Maya Airways and Island Air have also pledged their assistance by
contributing airline seats for the visiting performers. Maya Airways has
pledged a Gold Sponsorship and Island Air a Silver Sponsorship.
Accommodation chairman, Einer Gomez reported that hotels have to
date pledged 22 rooms for six days for the festival. A letter was sent
to in-town hoteliers asking for a donation of 10% of their rooms to
accommodate entertainers. The response has been excellent and the goal
of 30 rooms has nearly been attained.
The liquor concession committee reported that the festival will sell
three liquor concession booths this year. Past liquor booth owners were
offered first option to purchase a booth for the 1997 festival. 2 booths
are available. Interested persons should contact Einer Gomez for
|Secretary Loreni Itzab at the Sea & Air Festival office
Agreements are underway with the neighboring Mundo Maya countries
regarding their performances at the festival. The committee expects that
by June 1st they will announce the performers and the nights they will
The Sea & Air Festival office is open daily downstairs in the rear
of the Town Hall. The office desperately needs the use of a fax machine
and a laser printer for the next 3 months. Anyone who can assist with
the loan of the equipment will be offered a sponsorship. Call 026-3016
if you can help.
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