About Us

Long story short

Wende Bryan and Denise Williams have lived in Placencia, Belize and worked in the tourism industry for over 20 years.


  • Built and co-managed the Pickled Parrot Bar & Grill and cabanas for 17 years until selling in 2012.
  • Was president of the Placencia BTIA and on the board for eight years starting in 1997.
  • Under her presidency, the tourism center was opened ,the Placencia Breeze had its first printing, Mistletoe Ball was initiated and Placencia Lobsterfest was founded.
  • Wende was editor in chief of the Placencia Breeze for six years upon inception and returned as editor 2015-2018.
  • Wende provides social media marketing for Placencia Village events and manages Facebook Pages pages for Placencia Now Visitor Services, Placencia Lobsterfest, The Placencia Breeze and Mistletoe Ball.
  • Wende currently co-owns and operates Placencia Now Visitor Service which was established in 2015.


  • Managed the Pickled Parrot till the sale in 2012.
  • Placencia agent for Home Protectors Insurance since 2002.
  • Currently co-owns and operates Placencia Now Visitor Services.
Wende and Denise are now managing Placencia Now from Canada.

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Placencia Village Stann Creek District, Belize