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Meet Alex – Our Purchasing Agent

  Generally unseen and stationed behind the scenes, Alex plays an integral role in the operations aspect of the resort. In his 12 year tenure with the company as purchasing agent, Alex has mastered finding a balance with supplier price, service and quality to fill the daily demands of the property including our on-site restaurant. With the help of his trusty side-kick and warehouse assistant, Haroldo, their daily roles comprises of purchasing materials/good/supplies, scheduling of deliveries and pick-ups; ensuring the intake, coordination, and safety of goods coming through warehouse. As part of the purchasing process, Alex researches and connects with different vendors and suppliers. Once purchased items arrive, he is responsible for taking stock of the current inventory and researching inventory discrepancies. When asked what inspires his daily motivation, Alex expressed his ability to be the head provider of his household and to inspire those that work along with him at the resort on a daily basis. Since joining the team in August 2007, Alex has formed and maintained many friendships and has seen many phases to the ever-evolving property including construction and remodeling and expansion of the company. Hailing from San Roman in the Corozal District, Alex relocated to […]

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A celebration of Tourism Success – BTB’s 16th Annual National Tourism Awards

Industry Stakeholders from San Pedro, Ambergris Caye were once again top winners and stars in this year’s 16th Annual Belize Tourism Board National Tourism Awards. The Gala event which was well-attended by 300+ esteemed guests from all over the country, took center stage on Saturday, October 20th at Caribbean Motors in Belize City. Designed to honor and acknowledge industry partners in the Tourism Sector for their excellence in hospitality and service, the National awards is a major event that recognizes the year’s best tourism products, services, and employees in the industry. Out of twenty awards given for the night, five went to businesses and individuals from Ambergris Caye. Below is a recap of the winner circle. The images are copyrighted as that of the Belize Tourism Board. Snagging the top award for Hospitality was the Belize Chocolate factory, a chocolate making company which opened in 2012 and currently boasts two location in San Pedro and Caye Caulker. Grand Caribe Beach Resort took the Tourism Award for Top Performing Hotels in Belize The Private Island, Cayo Espanto won the tourism award for Small Accommodation of the year President of the San Pedro Tour Guide Association, Billy Leslie, with the tourism award […]

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International Women’s Day 2018 – Honoring Our Women Employees

Belize joins many countries around the world in observing today, March 8, as International Women’s Day – a day inscribed in history to commemorate women’s rights. Adopted by the United Nations in 1975, each year sees a celebration of the amazing social, cultural, economic and political achievements of women. The theme for International Women’s Day 2018 is ‘Time is Now: Rural and urban activists transforming women’s lives’. Our resorts’ housekeeping team primarily comprises of women employees, so, what better way to shine light on these hardworking individuals than making today all about them. A day in the life of House Keepers! Most would agree that working in the hospitality industry requires a fervent passion for the roles they play. And oftentimes, the people that make up your hotel beds, pick up after you, clean your toilets, tidy up your rooms and ensure a clean overall appearance are the ones that provide comfort and relative ease to visiting guests. Our housekeeping team form an integral part in the running of the day to day operations. The resort understands that the work they do is physically demanding and therefore appreciation is shown at every level. Did you know that Housekeepers clean an average […]

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