Belize to be one of 2017’s biggest travel trends says MSN Lifestyle

An article published by the MSN Lifestyle website highlighted the many attractions "off the beaten path" in Belize as part of their Travel Trends for 2017 series. The MSN Lifestyle article featured several popular tourist attractions in Belize, including the active archeological excavation at Xunantunich, an ancient Maya site and the Belize Zoo, an educational rescue center housing hundreds of indigenous species like jaguars, margays and Harpy Eagles.


The MSN Lifestyle article also described the famous Great Blue Hole, a circular submarine sinkhole located on the 130 km-long Belize Barrier Reef. Measuring more than 300 meters (984 feet) in diameter, the Great Blue Hole was rated by French marine biologist Jacques Cousteau as one of his top 10 scuba diving sites in the world.


Other top attractions to visit in 2017 in Belize mentioned by MSN Lifestyle included river trekking, jungle hiking, canyoning, and exploring ancient Maya sacred caves sites, including Actun Tunichil Muknal (ATM) Cave. The MSN Lifestyle article concluded by noting that Belize is the only English-speaking country in the region due to its long history as a British colony. Sites like Placencia and Corozal Town on the coastline were recommended for tourists to visit as a great place to experience cultural diversity and world-class seafood.


In conjunction with the publication of the MSN Lifestyle article, the Caves Branch Jungle Lodge has announced several new promotions. Located deep in the Maya Mountains of Belize's western Cayo District, the Caves Branch Lodge has revamped its three most popular travel vacation offers for 2017. The Belize Family Travel packages, Belize Adventure packages, and Belize Honeymoon package that include meals, lodging at the lodge and exciting adventures to nearby destinations.


"We're very excited to see prestigious publications like MSN Lifestyle feature the natural beauty and many top tourist attractions in Belize," said Rhoda Gill, the Sales and Marketing Manager of Caves Branch Lodge. "We are proud to offer our top three vacation package arrangements to give visitors the opportunity to enjoy the best that this country has to offer."


The newly upgraded Caves Branch Lodge's Adventure package includes a 30% reduction in price for all 3-7 night trips booked for January and February. Qualifying reservations must be made before January 20. The new all-inclusive Honeymoon package comes with a full romance component, including complimentary drinks, flowers in the room, champagne, meals, and a two or four-day overnight expedition. And the new Belize Family Vacation packages focusing on families with children and provide kids up to 10 years old to stay and eat for free. This special deal applies to bookings made between March 1 and April 8, 2017.


The Caves Branch Lodge measures more than 50,000 acres of lush jungle with several well-known attractions on-site. Established over 20 years ago, the Caves Branch Estate features Jungle Suites, River View Treehouses, and five-star Canopy Tree Houses located deep in the 100-foot rain forest of Belize's western Cayo District. Founded by Canadian adventurer-Ian Anderson, the Caves Branch Lodge is the ideal setting for spotting native flora, indigenous wildlife, and hundreds of species of birds.


The Caves Branch Lodge's sister company Adventure in Belize also offers a wide variety of Belize vacation packages for travelers. Adventure in Belize can customize vacation packages according to a traveler's budget and needs. Call them right away for more information on how to make 2017 the year YOU visit Belize.

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