By Benjamin Flowers: Belize has started off the new year with a number of positive mentions encouraging tourists from all over the world to put the country into their travel plans. Among those has been a travel writing piece form USA Today, encouraging adventure travelers to come and see what Belize has to offer.
Travel specialist Skye Rodgers, puts some of the country’s best attractions forward in the piece, titled “Rainforests, Maya ruins and beautiful beaches await you on a Belize adventure.”
If you’re yearning for a grand adventure after two years of staying home, Belize is the perfect destination. From jungle trails in the Maya Mountains to sandy Caribbean beaches, adventures are packed into this pint-sized country. In addition, communicating is no problem with English as the official language, and your friendly Belizean hosts are happy to help you safely step into the unknown,” Rodgers said.
The article features brief highlights on snorkeling, Maya ruin tours, cave exploration and praised Belize’s rich assortment of food and culture.
The mention in a US-based publication is essential for Belize, as 80 percent of overnight visitor arrivals in november 2021 were from the US, according to the latest available statistics from the Belize Tourism Board.
US-based tourists make up the majority of visitors coming into Belize, making marketing and positive mentions in US publications a key resource as the country makes steady strides to recovering from the effects of the global pandemic which shut down international travel in 2020, causing severe economic loss to the tourism sector.