- January 3, 2020
- Posted by: Perry Bodden
- Category: Community, News
Belize Tourism Board facilitates meeting between Caye Caulker Tourism Stakeholders and Utility Companies
Belize City, Friday, January 3, 2020: Earlier today, the BTB facilitated a meeting between tourism stakeholders of Caye Caulker and Executives of Belize Electricity Limited (BEL) Belize Water Services Limited (BWSL) and Public Utilities Commission (PUC) at the Sea Dreams Resort, on Caye Caulker. The meeting was organized to provide an opportunity for stakeholders to hear directly from the executives of the utility companies regarding the recent interruption of electricity and water services on the island.
Over fifty (50) tourism stakeholders attended the meeting, during which the CEOs of BEL and BWSL presented their long term plan of action for utlitiy infrastructure designed to meet the growing demands of the island.
Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation, Hon. Manuel Heredia Jr. was also in attendance and gave his assurance that he will continue to champion the development of the resources and infrastructure required to faciliate the growth of industry on the island. The BTB also committed to restrategize its marketing efforts to ensure that Caye Caulker continues to be recognized as a stable, premier tourism destination.
The Ministry of Tourism and the BTB will collaborate closely with the PUC and the utility companies to ensure that effective, long term solutions are implemented and sustained. Tourism stakeholders will be provided with regular updates as together we strengthen and grow the tourism industry.
Photo Credit: Belize Electricity Limited