Posted: Friday, December 17, 2021. 6:24 p.m. CST.
By Ruben Morales Iglesias: The Belize Tourism Board (BTB) has awarded scholarships to 15 Belizeans to attend the national tour guide course in Cayo and Belize City, a report said respectively. BTB Social Media Statement.
Minister of Tourism and Diaspora Relations Anthony Mahler made the presentation on behalf of BTB.
“This year’s BTB scholarship recipients include five participants from Cayo and ten participants from Belize City,” the BTB said.
“The scholarships worth $18,400.00 are intended to support the development of qualified Belizean tour guides through the completion of the National Tour Guide Program.”
BTB said the scholarships cover the cost of courses, textbooks and internships.
“The scholarships represent BTB’s unwavering commitment to developing our vibrant tourism industry while fostering educational opportunities for Belizeans,” BTB noted.
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