Category Archives: Press and PR News

Press Coverage

Find below the most recent press for the Isle of Wight as a tourist destination. Visit Isle of Wight has increased the value of of national and international press coverage by 3 million pounds in 2018, bringing it to a total of 5 million pounds. If you would like to host a press trip, please get in touch with Visit

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2016 WIGHT IN BLOOM WINNERS – PRESS RELEASE

RESULTS OF THE 2016 WIGHT IN BLOOM COMPETITION – PRESS RELEASE Gardeners from across the Island are celebrating after being crowned ‘Cream of the Crop’ at The Wight in Bloom Awards 2016. Sponsored by Red Funnel and managed by Visit Isle of Wight, the Island’s gardening elite gathered at Northwood House in Cowes today (Tuesday, 6th September) for garden tea

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PRESS UPDATE – JULY 2016

The Visit Isle of Wight press team continues to secure the below coverage for the Island’s holiday attractions, accommodation providers and its towns and villages: Exclusively British Magazine, Best of British – editorial feature Prima magazine Group Travel Organiser Group Leisure magazine – page 12 and page 46 Daily Mail – in conjunction with Tourism South East The Times – in conjunction with

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SHIPWRECK ISLE – A SAIL AWAY SUCCESS

Latest Press Release from the VIOW Press Team: It was anchors away last weekend (18/19 June) as Shipwreck Isle sailed into port and the golden sands of Ryde became a pirates’ paradise for two glorious days. Hundreds of salty seadogs and buccaneers headed to Ryde for the free event, which is part of Visit Isle of Wight’s (VIOW) Festival of

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VIOW PRESS UPDATE – 15 JUNE 2016

News from the Visit Isle of Wight Press Office   Our small, tight-knit PR and marketing team continues to work across a whole range of Travel Media and partners to ensure the Isle of Wight brand stands out and catches the attention of potential visitors. Regular desk visits with national travel writers and Visit England staff, targeted press releases, organised

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PRESS UPDATE – MAY 2016

The weather is hotting up and so is the range of quality coverage we are securing for the Island’s tourism industry! Having readily available, newsy information is key to handling the constant flow of media enquiries we receive on a daily basis from regional, national and international travel writers.   This information, coupled with the continued co-operation of our marketing

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Promoting the Island at National & International Exhibitions

In 2016 hundreds of thousands of potential visitors will find out why The Isle of Wight is the perfect destination for a relaxing dose of happiness this year. Visit Isle of Wight and it’s Exhibition marketing partners will be attending a range of consumer and trade exhibitions around the UK and overseas this year. Visitors can find us at: 13th –

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