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Promote your Christmas Products & Packages now

It may be the middle of summer, but the official tourist board website for the Island, www.visitisleofwight.co.uk is already featuring Christmas and New Year breaks. In previous years we have noticed that the search terms for winter breaks start to rise in August and reach their peak in October. You should certainly make sure that your own website has your

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Get involved in VisitEngland’s new “Join the World” campaign

Visit England are launching a new domestic campaign this September targeting young British millennials. The Join the World campaign will be encouraging 18-34 year olds to take a short UK break by targeting them with inspirational content that showcases Britain through the eyes of their international peers. All businesses and destinations are invited to get involved by sharing your content

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Drive Less See More 2017 – 2020

At Visit Isle Of Wight we are committed to promoting sustainable travel to all our visitors. Visit Isle of Wight, in partnership with the Isle of Wight Council, is delivering a variety of projects as part of a £1.35 million sustainable Travel Access Fund programme funded by the Department for Transport for the period 2017 – 2020. The programme is

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Press Office Update (April 2017)

The Visit Isle of Wight press team continues to secure coverage for the Island’s holiday attractions, accommodation providers and its resorts, towns and villages. So far this year, we have hosted journalists from The Guardian, The Sunday Times, Landlove magazine as well as several travel bloggers including Globalmouse and manaboutadogblog. Those heading our way are Camping magazine, the Bristol Post

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Become a Board Director

HAVE YOU CONSIDERED BECOMING A BOARD DIRECTOR OF VISIT ISLE OF WIGHT LTD? In accordance with our promise to the Island’s tourism industry, Visit Isle of Wight has now changed our articles of association to open up company membership to all WIGHT BID levy payers. In doing so, 12 board director positions are now available. We therefore invite all WIGHT

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TV opportunity for B&B Operators

A message received this morning from the makers of the popular “Four in a Bed” TV show: DO YOU RUN A BED AND BREAKFAST THAT YOU BELIEVE STANDS OUT FROM THE REST? If so, the makers of Channels 4’s very popular ‘Four in a Bed’ want to hear from you! Get in touch now and help us celebrate the great

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Medina Coastal Community

We would like your thoughts! The Department for Communities and Local Government have awarded a grant to the Isle of Wight to establish a Coastal Community Team for the Medina Estuary, stretching from the beaches of Cowes and East Cowes to the quay and town centre in Newport. As its focus the Medina Estuary Coastal Community will focus on ways

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Press Stories Opportunity

Visit Isle of Wight are looking for stories from tourism business owners. We want to maximise our ‘Return to Adventure Island’ campaign by sharing stories of real, Isle of Wight people who have returned to Adventure Island to set up a tourism related business. Maybe you came to the Isle of Wight as a child and returned to set up

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