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Isle of Wight ‘up against the big boys’ with four nominations in Beautiful South Awards shortlist

Isle of Wight ‘up against the big boys’ with four nominations in Beautiful South Awards shortlist! The finalists have been revealed by Tourism South East in the Beautiful South Awards – and the Isle of Wight is represented in four separate categories. Tom’s Eco Lodge is nominated again in the Glamping Business category, and sister property East Afton House is

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NFU Mutual and Visit Isle of Wight Announce Partnership

Visit Isle of Wight is proud to announce a new partnership with NFU Mutual to help improve tourism on the Isle of Wight and local businesses thrive and prosper. NFU Mutual, the UK’s leading rural insurance firm that provides personal, business and farming insurance to local Islanders, is sponsoring Visit Isle of Wight’s industry website and communication activities, to ensure

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UK Travel sector predictions? Here’s just a few…

Travel Weekly  – one of the most influential B2B  news resources for the travel industry – started their new year with a look to predictions for the UK travel sector in 2018. Graham Donoghue, chief executive of Sykes Holiday Cottages, gives his predictions for the UK travel sector in 2018, including a growth in glamping and experience-craving consumers. In it,

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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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Visit Isle of Wight Marketing Strategy 2018

Visit Isle of Wight has released it’s marketing strategy for 2018. The Year of Family Adventures has been created to coincide with the 175th anniversary of Blackgang Chine. Owners Vectis Ventures are preparing a number of special events and celebrations to mark the occasion, which will also feature in the year long tourist board campaign. Abi Fox (VisitIOW’s marketing manager)

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Visit Isle of Wight are social media winners!

Visit Isle of Wight’s social media activity has been recognised as one of the best in the country. In a league table of tourism organisations by counties, Visit Isle of Wight was judged top, outranking heavy hitters Visit Cornwall and Visit Peak District and Derbyshire. The award is the result of performance within the English Tourism Social Media Index –

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