Archive for November, 2010

Be One with Belize

Posted 11-30-10 at 10:59 AM

Earlier this year, the Belize Tourism Board (BTB) released "Be One with Belize," a video presentation capturing the beauty of the small Central American nation of Belize. Shot in stunning HD, the 6-part, 15 minute video explores Belize's Coral Reefs, Jungles, Maya ruins and Cultures for the adventurous traveler or those seeking rest and relaxation. Below is the trailer. To view the Parts 1-6, visit http://blip.tv/file/1896217

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Blancaneaux Lodge Conservation Officer elected to prestigious National Environmental Committee

Posted 11-23-10 at 12:50 AM

Roni Martinez on Howler Hill in Belize.Blancaneaux Lodge Conservation Officer Roni Martinez has been elected by the Friends for Conservation & Development (FCD) Board of Directors to represent the FCD on the Belizean National Environmental Appraisal Committee (NEAC), a prestigious organization legally charged with giving clearance for all development projects requiring environmental review, from shrimp farms and resorts to World Heritage site projects and many other major undertakings that closely affect the lives of Belizeans.

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Coppola Resorts' Director of Marketing named judge for the 2011 WTTC "Tourism for Tomorrow" awards

Posted 11-12-10 at 1:27 PM

World Travel & Tourism Council has selected Neil Rogers, Coppola Resorts' Director of Marketing, as one of the judges for the 2011 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards.  Rogers was awarded this prestigious honor based on his long standing commitment to sustainable tourism.  His sustainable initiatives can been seen throughout the Coppola Resorts, where he continues to explore new technologies and practices that benefit the environment.

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WTTC announces judging panel for for 2011 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) today announced the judging panel for its 2011 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards. Each year, tourism companies and destinations from around the world submit their entries to showcase best practice in sustainable tourism in one of the four categories: Global Tourism Business, Conservation, Community Benefit and Destination Stewardship. Read More

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Conde Nast Traveler readers pick Blancaneaux Lodge & Turtle Inn as Top Resorts

Posted 11-09-10 at 1:25 PM

"Perfection is rare in the world, but you found it. Our 23rd annual Readers' Choice Awards include 1,060 winners, elected by 259,116 readers whose passion is travel," reads the introduction on the Condé Nast Website. 

For the complete list of winners, visit http://www.concierge.com/tools/travelawards/readerschoice.

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