Wednesday, November 5, 2008

BTB branch office for San Pedro a reality!

The dream of San Pedro having its own BTB (Belize Tourism Board) branch, a dream envisioned by the Board of Directors and Minister of Tourism Manuel Heredia Jr has finally become a reality when on Wednesday morning the office was officially inaugurated and open to the public. Gone are the days when trips must be made to the mainland for tourism queries and this occasion was yet another milestone for the Belize Tourism Board as they strive to improve and support the needs of the Tourism industry, especially in San Pedro.
On hand for the official ceremony was Tourism Chairman Gach Guerrero, Mayor of San Pedro Elsa Paz, Honorable Manuel Heredia Jr, President of the BTB Tracy Panton and Board members Einer Gomez, Elito Arceo, just to name a few
President of the BTB, Tracy Panton delivers the Closing remarks. Minister Heredia, Chairman Guerrero and Elsa Paz have the honors of cutting the ribbon.
Father Dan delivers prayer and well wishes..
Father Dan blessed the building.
The official BTB sign is revealed on the building...
The BTB San Pedro branch will house the office of the Minister of Civil Aviation and Tourism Honorable Manuel Heredia Jr. The office administrative manager is Amy Leiva whilst Marleni Bradley has been assigned the position of cashier. Opening hours of the office are from Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 5pm.