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Government signals intention to secure tourism sector deal

Government signals intention to secure tourism sector deal The Government has signalled its intention to deliver a landmark sector deal for the UK tourism industry to attract more domestic and overseas visitors and help drive major economic growth.   Speaking to the Tourism Industry Council, made up of leading members of the tourism industry and government, the Secretary of State

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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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NHS Trust offer summer guidance for tourists

The Island’s NHS Trust is asking for industry assistance to cut down on the number of in patients. The letter, which will be circulated to Isle of Wight Tourism businesses, is in response to recent pressure St Mary’s has been under, following the warm weather: Nikki Turner, Director of Acute Services at Isle of Wight NHS Trust says: “We’re seeing

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Job Vacancy: Financial Controller

Financial Controller (Part – time position, minimum 21 hours per week) Based in Newport, Visit Isle of Wight is the official tourist board for the Island. We are looking for an experienced and energetic Financial Controller to take ownership of the financial control and management reporting across the business. You’ll use your knowledge and expertise to look for ways to

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Visit Isle of Wight Appoint New MD

Visit Isle of Wight are pleased to announce the appointment of their new Managing Director. Will Myles, former Head of Sales and Marketing for Cowes based youth charity and maritime training organisation, UKSA, has joined the team at the Island’s destination management organisation, starting Thursday, 1st March. Following a short recruitment campaign, which saw applications from industry professionals based across

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NFU Mutual on the Isle of Wight

 No matter the size of your business, there is always a lot to think about when opening your doors to customers. We understand these issues, labour supply, VAT on tourism, ensuring good food hygiene, controlling your input costs, economic and trading uncertainties, the continued rise of online booking agencies and making your industry the ‘go to’ career for people. There

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