Belize City- Belize is one of three countries to win an award from the fDi Intelligence, a service from the Financial Times. The other two countries recognized by fDi Intelligence were Croatia and Jamaica. According to fDi Intelligence, all three countries punch about their weight.
When it comes to Belize, the country received an Investment Award due to several hotel developments underway, including Hilton’s Mahogany Bay hotel, which will cost between $50m and $65m, creating about 430 jobs.
Belize has also won the Enhanced Airlift award, in recognition of the targeted and increased efforts to attract new airlifts, as well as a Sustainability Strategy award.
According to fDi, The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry lobbies for a sustainable tourism framework, which aims to connect investors with opportunities in the national economy.