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Enhancing the Belize Visitor Experience through Training

Jim Scott 11/12/2019 30 minutes

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Host of the Belize Travelcast, Javier Gutierrez, sits down for an extended interview with Jim Scott, proprietor of Hospitality Training Services Belize and the 501 Hub Belize. They talk about the array of new branded resorts and hotel developments in Belize including Hyatt, Wyndham, Hilton, Marriott, Four Seasons, and others. Jim is a stalwart of the Belize Tourism Industry through his many years of experience since he arrived in Belize in 1987 and made it his home. 

As Belize’s tourism industry continues to grow, so does the need for heightened standards of service in Belize. Travelers demand a certain level of service, and Jim and his partner Lorena are at the forefront of brining internationally recognized certifications and training to Belize. Together with organizations such as the Belize Tourism Board, Belize Hotel Association, and the Belize Tourism Industry Association, Belize’s tourism product continues to be improved through upliftment of the most important resource of Belize….its people. 

Jim and Lorena travel all over the world providing training services to hotels, private organizations, universities, and other entities. They offer their services in Belize to the benefit of the country by taking the level of service to international standards. In this episode, Jim explains the importance of Training to improve tourism in Belize in the spirit of sustainable tourism so that it benefits the economy, culture, and environment of Belize. 

Jim encourages you to fully enjoy everything Belize has to offer. Meet the people you interact with in Belize because although the sites and tastes of Belize are exceptional, you will find that it’s the people that will make your vacation extra special.

The best hotels have the best trained people. Are you interested in training service for your staff? Contact Jim and Lorena from Hospitality Training Services Belize via their facebook page.


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Jim Scott

Jim Scott is an experienced CEO and GM with a demonstrated history of working in the hospitality industry. Skilled in Budgeting, Executive Development, Corporate Social Responsibility, Event Planning, and Hospitality Management. Strong business development professional with a Bachelor of Science (BSc) from Northern Michigan University. Jim is the former general manager of the Radisson hotel in Belize City and now the the proprietor of Hospitality Training Services Belize and the 501Hub Restaurant in Belize City.

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