Elevate Training Expo 2022 A Resounding Success



Belize City, Belize, October 19, 2022: The Belize Tourism Board held its first ever Elevate Training Expo on October 13th and 14th in Belize City, Belize. The Elevate Training Expo is the featured event under the national training program “Elevate”, a value chain approach at building capacity within the tourism industry. The Training Expo was held at the Belize Biltmore Plaza, and provided over 20 training courses to industry workers and organizations, including:

  • Wine Mastery and Sommelier
  • Mixology
  • Hotel Executive Management Training
  • Storytelling and Destination Branding
  • The Art of Sales, Pricing, and Presentation
  • Birding Tour Guide Training
  • Defense Tactics Training for Attraction Personnel
  • Development of Tour Packages
  • Communication for Businesses

Featured at this first edition was the Florida International University’s Chaplan School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, the Belize Audubon Society, BELTRAIDE, the Shotokan Karate Academy, and Mr. Roni Martinez. The two-day event saw over 370 persons participate in the various courses provided, indicating a resounding success for this first annual training event. The Belize Tourism Board thanks all participants, trainers, and partners for making this event a possibility. We also recognize and thank Travellers Liquor Ltd., and Bowen and Bowen for their sponsorship of the event. 


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