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Belize Tourism

Health & Safety Guidelines

Belize Tourism Board

Tourism Gold Standard Program

The Belize Tourism Board has released enhanced health and safety protocols as part of Belize's commitment to keep Belizeans, the tourism industry, and our visitors safe.

To meet the new health and safety challenges and expectations presented by COVID-19, the Belize Tourism Board (BTB) has launched its “Tourism Gold Standard” Recognition Program for hotels alongside the country’s national tourism guidelines. The program seeks to enhance health and safety standards for cleaning practices, employee and guest interactions, and workplace policies and standard operating procedures.

Blue Caribbean Belize Management is committed to the safety and education of our staff and guests. Prior to your arrival, we'll schedule a call to go over what to expect during your stay with us. Please view the BTB's COVID-19 Update for Travelers, and review the key points below.

What to expect

Visiting Belize

Prearrangements

The Belize Health App must be downloaded and the required information completed prior to traveling. You’ll receive a unique QR code used for contact tracing while in Belize. At the Belize airport, be prepared for thermal scanning and to show proof of a negative PCR COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours prior. Alternatively, you’ll be rapid tested at your own cost. Those with above normal temperatures or who test positive will be quarantined at their own expense. Trip insurance is highly encouraged.

Arrivals

Upon arrival at our property, your luggage will be sanitized, and one of our staff members will conduct a non-invasive temperature check for each guest in your party. Those with a temperature at or above 100°F (37.78°C) will be subject to a secondary screening. To protect everyone’s safety, if your secondary screening registers a temperature at or above 100°F, our team will assist you and your party in isolating in your reserved unit until advised further by the Belize Ministry of Health.

Cleaning Standards

The frequency of cleaning and sanitizing has been increased in all public spaces with an emphasis on frequent high-touch surfaces and areas with high traffic flow. This includes elevators, public bathrooms, room keys, handrails, pool and beach furniture, and water sports equipment. Multiple hand sanitizing stations are available throughout the property. All in-unit cleaning supplies and processes are aligned with the BTB’s Gold Standard guidelines for safe and proper sanitization and disinfection.

Personal Protection

For the protection of yourself and those around you, a face mask is required to be worn at all times when outside of your unit, except when swimming. Children under the age of 6 are not required to wear a mask. Please be sure to bring an adequate supply of face masks with you to Belize to cover your entire stay with us. Hand sanitizer and disposable masks and gloves will be available for purchase at the property.

Team Members

Our staff has completed training on the new health and safety guidelines and is responsible for ensuring that everyone on the property, including themselves, is following the new protocols. Each of our staff member’s temperature is checked before and during their shift. Please be respectful of our team’s personal space by using your local phone to contact us. If an in person conversation can’t be avoided, practice proper distancing.

Social Distancing

Please help to keep everyone safe by staying a minimum distance of 6 feet away from others, including staff and other guests. This includes when in the pools, on the pool deck, and on the beach or pier. We’ll prearrange housekeeping services with you to ensure that no members of your party are in the unit while the housekeeper is there. Contactless interactions are encouraged; please use your provided phone to contact staff.

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