Long a well-kept secret for travelers in the know, Belize has quietly become a full-fledged Caribbean hotspot in recent years, buoyed by one of the region’s fastest rates of tourism growth.
And now it’s borne out by the data — Belize just set a new all-time record for tourist arrivals to the destination, Caribbean Journal has learned.
The buzzing destination on the Caribbean coast of Central America topped the half-million mark for stayover visitors arrivals for the first time last year.
The Belize Tourism Board confirmed that the country welcomed 503,177 overnight visitors last year, a 2.8 percent increase compared to 2018.
Read full article by Alexander Britell here: https://www.caribjournal.com/2020/01/14/belize-caribbean-hotspot-record-breaking/