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Diesel-electric loco arrives

Isle of Man Railways’ new diesel-electric arrived at Douglas earlier today (Wednesday 11 December 2013).  The 42.5 ton locomotive, representing an investment...
Wednesday, 11 December 2013

Isle of Man Aircraft Registry plans for continued strong growth

The Isle of Man Aircraft Registry is continuing its strong growth and has just completed the registration of its 650th aircraft since its inception in May 2007....
Thursday, 5 December 2013

Isle of Man motorcycle events promoted at NEC Motorcycle Live

Road race fans flocked to Birmingham for Mad Sunday at Motorcycle Live as the 2014 TT Races was officially launched at the NEC on the last day of the show.
Wednesday, 4 December 2013

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
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