Travel, Traffic and Motoring News

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

TT Survey 2013

Economic Affairs Division of Treasury has today released the results of a survey of visitors to the Island for this year’s TT.
Tuesday, 17 September 2013

Ramsey Swingbridge Repair Scheme Starts

The Department of Infrastructure will begin a 16 week scheme to repair and refurbish the turning mechanism and the central masonry pier of Ramsey Swingbridge on...
Friday, 6 September 2013

Aer Arann strike week commencing 19 August 2013

Aer Arann says its working on a revised schedule for flights between the Isle of Man and Dublin next week - if its pilots go ahead with a planned strike. The...
Thursday, 15 August 2013