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What is Taking England to the World?

Bryn Jones, our Travel Trade & Exhibitions Manager, attended a VisitEngland’s workshop in Portsmouth which focused on developing and promoting products to international markets. Whilst the majority of visitors to the Isle of Wight originate from areas of England within 5 hours drive, with many coming from the south coast, the Midlands and London, there’s an important and valuable number

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Hovertravel conducts autism training for all staff

Hovertravel’s Hovercare initiative has expanded to include autism training for all teams, ensuring that even employees working behind the scenes understand the spectrum of autistic disorders and how they can affect people in a variety of ways. The training was delivered by independent consultant and trainer David Boxall who said: ‘Specialising in Autism and anxiety, I was keen to share

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Christmas shoppers to enjoy free parking

Christmas shoppers can enjoy ‘free from three’ parking in Newport on selected Thursdays in the run-up to the big day. Shaping Newport is supporting Newport Business Association’s late-night Christmas shopping events by providing free parking. The offer applies to short-stay car parks only, from 3pm (maximum stay three hours), on the following dates — 28 November, 5 December, 12 December

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