Beltraide continues to enhance Belize’s prosperity by fostering investor confidence and creating an enabling business environment. As part of this effort, members of Beltraide attended a ground breaking ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 18th at Itz’ana Resort and Residences in Placencia. The event was attended by key players in the tourism industry as well as representatives of various government departments. Mrs Kim Simplis-Barrow, wife of Prime Minister Barrow, was among the special invited guests.
- Itz’ana proposes to develop a high-end resort occupying 20 acres of land which lies approximately 1 mile south of Seine Bight Village;
- The resort will be equipped with 115 rooms and villas planned over 2 phases of development;
- Official opening will be in December 2016 with 65 rooms available; the remaining 50 villas will be constructed by July 2017;
- Projected employment in excess of 300 full time employees at full operation