DMS & Website advertising
** You need to have a DMS (destination management system) record with Visit Isle of Wight in order for us to create your web page and include you in the searchable listings, campaigns and other publicity activities**
If you are not an existing Wight BID levy payer or voluntary contributor, and wish to participate in our campaigns and feature on our website, CLICK HERE to read about how to become a voluntary contributor today.
Advertise your business on the Island’s Award Winning, official tourism website visitisleofwight.co.uk. Our consumer holiday & short breaks website now attracts up to 300,000 unique visitors during peak months and is supported by more than £3million of press, advertising and social media activity every year. Overall more than 2.5million users visit out website every year and we are consistently one of the top destination sites in the UK.
All WIGHT BID levy members and voluntary marketing contributors are entitled to a free DMS (destination management system) record / standard web page on visitisleofwight.co.uk the top ranking official website for the Isle of Wight – worth £350 a year. Web pages are available for Self Catering, Serviced Accommodation, Restaurants & Cafes, Pubs Inns & Nightclubs, Visitor Attractions & Activities, Touring Sites & Holiday Parks and Transport Providers from the 1st September for five years.
This DMS record / web page will appear in searches, list your products, show your photos, provide contact details, promote your special offers, and feature your events and additional information (such as restaurant menus and links to your website). More than 2 million people search for holidays, where to stay, what to do and where to eat and drink via this high ranking official destination website.
- If you already have a DMS record / web page on the Visit Isle of Wight website contact Jill@visitwight.org (telephone 01983 521555 EXT 26) to update and show your latest detail and images. (Please note that Jill only works Mon – Wed, but you can leave a message and she will call you back as soon she can).
- If you don’t currently have a DMS record / web page on the Visit Isle of Wight website we want to help you publish your details as quickly as possible. Click on THIS LINK to open a separate window where you can start to input your details for publication. Once we have reviewed the information you supplied we will be in touch to help you to get your photos, prices, product descriptions and offers online.
Enhance your web page by purchasing paid for features to bolt-on to your standard web page
There are various options to enhance your free standard web page to suit your business. To download our new website advertising rates for WIGHTBID levy members please click on the below ratecard.
Once you have reviewed your options in the ratecard you can make a booking and pay for your web advertising over the phone (01983 521555 Ext 26 or 21). We accept over the phone payments on a range of credit and debit cards including MasterCard/Eurocard, Visa/Delta/Electron, Discover, American Express and Maestro.
Not a WIGHTBID member?
If you are not a WIGHTBID levy member, we invite you to become a Voluntary Marketing Contributor which entitles you to a package of benefits including a standard web page. You could also promote your business by tapping into Visit Isle of Wight’s resources and activities and feature in our campaign toolkits. To view the benefits to the voluntary scheme please click here.
If you do not wish to make a voluntary contribution you can just advertise on our website and advertising starts from just £350 a year for a standard web page. Please click here to view the website ratecard for non-members.
Please contact Jill Harlow on 01983 521555 Ext 26 or email Jill@visitwight.org if you would like further advice or information.
See the graph below to see how our web traffic has grown in the last four years.