Webinar Recordings

Recordings of past webinars hosted by the Belize Hotel Association in collaboration with Belizing.com

Recorded April 2021.
How AI Technology Will Shape the Future of Belize Tourism. Abner Mendoza from Belizing.com presented some insights into the current travel trends in Belize and how Belizing.com uses technology to make data-driven decisions. Learn how you can use artificial intelligence technology today to uncover hidden information in your existing data to drive more bookings. We will also present insights into what Belizing.com is working on for the future of travel in Belize to empower all stakeholders to get better data insights that will allow you to make better data-driven decisions. This webinar is presented by Abner Mendoza, PhD., Technology Director of Belizing.com, Simone Bell, Marketing Director of the Belize Hotel Association, and Angela Wu, Brand Advocate of Belizing.com.

Recorded March 2021
. A COVID-19 Vaccine Sensitization Session with Mr. Emir Casteneda, Health Educator, along with panelist from the Central Health Region, Ministry of Health and Wellness.

Recorded January 2021. How to optimize your storytelling content creation and SEO with Ali Wunderman. Ali Wunderman is a freelance writer, journalist and founder of The Naturalist.

Recorded November 26th, 2020. To Build & Protect - a discussion about local solutions available to you for growing and safeguarding your business​​​​. Panelists included Andrew Roe from RF&G Insurance, Garnet Lee from Unicomer Belize, Luis Alpuche and David Castillo from Digi, and Simone Bell from the Belize Hotel Association.

Recorded October 2020: Discussion of Ground Transportation Health and Safety with Dr. Marvin Manzanero- Director of Health Services, Mr. Ellis Sanchez- Marketing Manager of Belize Estates Co. Ltd, Ms. Elita Canto- Rental Supervisor for Enterprise, National and Alamo​​​​​​​, and Mr. Alan Auil- President of the Belize Car Rental Association.

Recorded September 9, 2020. Jocelle Stephen and Varsha Clarke of the Belize Tourism Board explained the process and benefits of achieving the required Belize Gold Standard Certification. Jacqueline Locke and Karen Bevans from the BTB also participated in an extended Q&A with Ted Tejada to address questions from BHA members and webinar attendees.

Recorded August 27, 2020
. Dr. Carla Barnett, Dr. Leroy Almendarez of Beltraide, DFC and Sheryl Anderson from QSSI present Risk Assessment, MSME assistance, and the road to recovery for the Hospitality & Tourism sector. Explore the plans, support systems and facilities in place to help navigate these challenging times.

Recorded July 29, 2020
. Presenter: Maynor Larrieu, Expedia Group. The Expedia revive and relief program allows us to work together and help you rebuild your business, attracting high value guests and optimizing your cashflow.

Recorded June 29, 2020. Presenter: Tanya McNab, founder of McNab Visual and Caribbean Lifestyle. In this webinar, Tanya shares some best practices for marketing and communication in the era of COVID-19. She also provides an overview of the new Belize Gold Book and advertising options available.
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