Category Archives: Industry News & Opportunities

Early Bird Discount for Wight BID levy payers and Voluntary Contributors

Advertising Opportunities for 2019 – Early Bird Discount Available There are a variety of advertising options available on our website, consumer e-newsletter, social media channels and within our Visitor Information Centre. Website Options Enhance the information on your web page by purchasing bolt-ons such as displaying Social Media feeds, TripAdvisor reviews, additional images and availability. Also push your web

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English Tourism Week 2019

  English Tourism Week 2019 takes place between 30 March and 7 April. On their page you’ll find 50 ways to take part, download options for posters, a create your own poster option and the official English Tourism Week logos with guidelines. It is a fantastic opportunity to use Visit Britain/Visit England as a banner organisation to promote your business

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Wight In Bloom 2018

An incredible 114 people entered this year’s Wight In Bloom, and it all came down to this… Over 100 guests gathered at the Quay Arts Centre for this year’s awards, celebrating Island horticultural excellence. Wight In Bloom’s Patron, celebrity gardener Alan Titchmarsh, MBE VMH DL presided over the ceremony, which took place in the Anthony Minghella Theatre. Supported and managed

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Isle of Wight Walking Festival announce title sponsor

Visit Isle of Wight is pleased to announce the continued support of Warner Leisure Hotels, ensuring the success and encouraging growth of the Isle of Wight Walking Festival. The Isle of Wight Walking Festival 2019 will run from 4th May to 19th May, and one of the most popular festivals of it’s kind in Europe and vital in bringing visitors

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Business Rate Relief Abuse?

Claiming a second home as a business has been thrown into the spotlight by British Destinations. In an online article, British Destinations – a national trade organisation representing and delivering activities on behalf of visitor destinations across the UK – is asking for views on the issues raised by the alleged abuse of the business rate relief scheme. The article

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Tell us about your offers and events this coming season!

Autumn and Winter on the Island – tell us what you’ve got going on! National and international travel media are always on the lookout for new developments, events and new reasons to visit a location – and they are big fans of the Isle of Wight! Add it to the consumer website (go to or let us know about

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