Archive for 'Social Responsibility'
Posted on 18. Feb, 2012 by Valeria Espinoza.
Last April, Belize hosted a workshop for scientists from the region that are studying the effects of climate change on small island states. The purpose of that workshop was for scientists to share their findings on how the effects of the Global phenomenon were impacting small economies like Belize. In 1992, Belize became a signatory [...]
Posted on 06. Feb, 2012 by Valeria Espinoza.
The community of San Pedro Town showed great support to the San Pedro Cancer Society as hundreds attended the island’s second annual “Light the Night” World Cancer Awareness Day Walk that took place on Saturday, February 4, 2012. It seems that just recently cancer has made a big impact on the community of San Pedro, [...]
Posted on 31. Jan, 2012 by Valeria Espinoza.
On Saturday night, January 28th, the place to be was the Mama Vilma’s 2nd Annual Fashion show. It was held at the San Pedro Fitness Club, on Ambergris Caye. This venue provided the perfect setting for this classy Caribbean island fashion event. And the cause was a deserving one. Mama Vilma’s Family Home is a [...]
Posted on 25. Jan, 2012 by Valeria Espinoza.
Exotic Caye Beach Resort is one of Grand Baymen Belize’s businesses, on the island of Ambergis Caye. Recently the resort offered to raise funds for a worthy non-profit group, the Canadian NGO Direct Abundance and US Charity Caribbean S.E.A. The Student Environmental Alliance (SEA) is assisting to empower and improve the needy Ambergris Caye community [...]
Posted on 18. Jan, 2012 by Valeria Espinoza.
The topic of sustainable tourism is a popular one in Belize. In April of 2010 the Belize Tourism Board concluded the first phase in the development of their National Sustainable Tourism Master Plan. But what exactly is “sustainable tourism”? For the un-initiated, here is a fairly concise article that simplistically presents the basic tenets of [...]
Posted on 23. Dec, 2011 by Valeria Espinoza.
During this holiday season we give thanks for what we have and the gifts that we receive. But it is also a time to share with those who are less fortunate. In San Pedro Town giving back is ingrained in the fabric of the community. This is particularly true during the holidays. Here are but [...]
Posted on 07. Sep, 2011 by Mike Cobb.
The Grand Baymen and Exotic Caye Beach Resort team love to help out a great cause when they can. One of the upcoming events we support is the CharityWorks Ball. As you can see from last year’s picture, hundreds of Washington DC’s rich and powerful come together to raise money for Habitat for Humanity, educational programs [...]