BTB awards tour guide scholarships to 15 Belizeans


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Posted: Friday, December 17, 2021. 6:24 PM CST.

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The Belize Tourism Board (BTB) has awarded scholarships to 15 Belizeans for their participation in the National Tour Guide Course in Cayo and Belize City, a BTB statement on social media said.

Tourism and Diaspora Relations Minister Anthony Mahler made the presentation on behalf of the BTB.

“This year’s BTB scholarship recipients include five participants from Cayo and ten participants from Belize City,” the BTB said.

“The scholarships valued at $ 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 classes, textbooks and internships.

“The scholarships represent the unwavering commitment of the BTB to the development of our vibrant tourism industry while promoting educational opportunities for Belizeans,” noted the BTB.

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