Category Archives: Industry News & Opportunities

Spring Leaflet Exchange

Spring 2018 Leaflet Exchange – Friday 2nd March 2pm – 4pm Are you a holiday accommodation provider on the Isle of Wight? You’re invited! In association with Visit Isle of Wight, Isle of Wight Pearl are hosting a leaflet exchange especially for businesses to share information, special offers and event details to support tourism and inform accommodation providers what’s available for their

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Free Sustainable Travel Course For Your Staff

The Travel Ambassador Sustainable Travel Course will take place at Newclose Cricket Club Newport on Wednesday the 14th March 2018. This free to attend event is aimed at tourism staff and provides an opportunity to experience the sustainable travel services on the Isle of Wight. There will be presentations from a number of sustainable travel guest speakers including Bus, Rail,

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Facebook Is Changing (again!) – how will this affect your Isle of Wight business page on Facebook?

Facebook is changing (again!) and your Isle of Wight business page on Facebook could be affected. Your business on Facebook is a presence to over 2 billion people worldwide and provides a showcase of what you have to offer. Now, Facebook is changing the way that it works again – by altering the algorithm (the things that make your posts

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Isle of Wight Camping and Caravanning Guide 2018 is released

Local marketing and communications company, Solent, have worked closely with Visit Isle of Wight, Wightlink and Red Funnel to produce a brand new Isle of Wight Camping & Caravanning Guide for 2018. The camping and touring market is extremely important to the Island’s tourism and economy. The Island is a natural destination for campers, with some excellent facilities, interesting attractions

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New UK Group Travel Operators Guide for the Isle of Wight Launched

Visit Isle of Wight have teamed up with a leading group tour operator publication to showcase the Island over the coming years. The Visit Isle of Wight sponsored ‘The Isle of Wight – A Guide For Groups’ is now in the hands of every one of the approximately 3000 UK coach operators who run a tour programme Another 3000 hand-picked

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  Sachs Marketing Group has published ‘Top Annoying Social Media Habits to Avoid’ on their website ( They highlight the below subjects in the article: Posting information without fact-checking. Posting all the time. Constant self-promotion. Automated messaging. Informal posting. Hopping on all the trends. Buying likes and followers. Excessive use of hashtags. Syncing cross posts. Ignoring requests from your audience. Visit

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