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High quality of Islands visitor economy showcased at 2013 Tourism Awards

The 2013 Tourism Awards were announced this week and showcased the growing increase in quality offered by businesses in the local visitor economy.  Laurence...
Wednesday, 4 December 2013

Chief Minister meets Flybe bosses and staff

Following the announcement by Flybe that they are potentially to make most of their Island-based staff redundant, Chief Minister Allan Bell MHK met with Flybe’s...
Friday, 22 November 2013

Minister expresses sadness over loss of Flybe staff jobs on island

Minister of Infrastructure David Cretney MHK has expressed his sadness and concern regarding today’s news that Flybe are to close their aircraft base at...
Monday, 18 November 2013

2013 Tourism Awards and new providers evidence of growing confidence in Visitor Economy

The Department of Economic Development has announced the shortlist for the Tourism Awards with another upbeat message on the performance of the Visitor Economy...
Friday, 15 November 2013

Isle of Man is Instagram hit

Three of the world’s most prolific Instagrammers have visited the Isle of Man to capture and share the Island’s beautiful and varied scenery on the highly...
Friday, 15 November 2013

Automatic Number Plate Recognition

Working in partnership with the Isle of Man Constabulary, the Department of Infrastructure has  developed a new Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) system...
Friday, 8 November 2013

Treasury Survey reveals 50% increase in visitors for Isle of Man Festival of Motorcycling

A study by the Isle of Man Government's Treasury Economic Affairs Division (EAD) into the contribution that the Isle of Man Festival of Motorcycling makes to...
Monday, 4 November 2013

Strength of Visitor Economy consolidated during 2013

The Minister for Economic Development John Shimmin MHK has reiterated his Department’s support for the visitor economy and the successes enjoyed to date during...
Tuesday, 15 October 2013

It's our fault - World's climate scientists more certain than ever

The highest land and sea surface temperatures for centuries; greenhouse gas concentrations at unprecedented levels for at least the last 800,000...
Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Unregistered Tourism accommodation warning

THE Department of Economic Development is reminding anyone responsible for visitor accommodation that it needs to be registered with them as a legal requirement.
Tuesday, 15 October 2013
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