Travel, Traffic and Motoring News

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

New student offer as Isle of Man Steam Packet Company bookings open for 2014

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company has introduced an offer for students which will allow them greater choice when travelling to and from the Island. The...
Monday, 7 October 2013

Douglas Coastguard Rescue Team on the move

Minister for Infrastructure, Hon David Cretney MHK, officially opened the new headquarters for the Douglas Coastguard Rescue Team on Monday, 30th September...
Tuesday, 1 October 2013

New English language requirement for settlement and citizenship

The Isle of Man Passport, Immigration and Nationality Office has announced a new English language requirement for foreign nationals applying to settle...
Monday, 23 September 2013

Personalised number plates raise more than three hundred thousand pounds

Sales of cherished and ‘MANX’ registration numbers have raised more than £300,000 additional income for the Department of Infrastructure.  The Department...
Friday, 20 September 2013