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Belize City Travel Guide, Belize

Belize - Overview: the Economic backbone of Belize

The beautiful Belize City is located in the east coast of Belize and is one of the main tourist attraction centers. The city has several places that witnessed its amazing history and culture. It also provides attractive sights to the visitors. A manual swing bridge is the main highlight that makes Belize City more famous. A large collection of wild sanctuaries, museums, zoos, caves and art galleries form the greatest attractions to the travelers of Belize City. The puzzling archaeological sites in the city form the most important tourist attracting spots.


Culture of Belize City is almost similar to Georgetown, Guyana or St. Georges’, Grenada. The city is always busy during daytime. With a population of almost 70,000, you should expect a general commotion. Famous cultural events of the city include Belize City Carnival, Baron Bliss Day and Garifuna Settlement Day.


The port of Belize City is the chief doorway for the whole imports-exports deal of the country that makes it a vital fraction in the economic picture. The city exports items such as banana, sugar and citrus to Canada, Europe and North America. It imports durable goods such as cars and appliances.

Professional areas such as insurance, banking, medical and legal procedures are also increasing rapidly. There is a heavy increase in the realization that Belize City is the best area for making an investment. This point has led to a further increase in the investment from outside and further growth of economy.

Continuous development in Belize City

The growth in tourism and migrants put forward the need of more roads, houses and shopping malls. This even made the constructional area widely popular and a point of essential trade in Belize City. The efforts from the part of the Government to develop the transportation routes and services helped to add points for the developing economy with an option of greater employment chances for the younger generation.


Tourism is the city’s major source of income. First-class resorts and motels, which include Fiesta Inn, NR Belize River Lodge, Jaguar Reef Lodge and Ramada Royal Reef, have helped Belize City reach its peak with the heavy annual flow of tourist. The travelers take in the required foreign exchange, which helps in building greater infrastructure for increasing the economy of the city.

The city is famous for festivals and amazing culture with a collection of historical museums and sites. A tour to Belize City is the finest choice for both entertainment and exposure.

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