Isle of Wight tourism winners in the Beautiful South Awards

Osborne House with blue sky behind it

Isle of Wight businesses and attractions picked up Silver and Bronze awards, recognised for providing first class getaways and experiences

Friday, 5th March, 2021 4:06pm

By Simon Clark

Isle of Wight wins hearts and minds again and again in the holiday polls

Freshwater Bay

Although not currently allowed to travel here, a recent poll confirms the Isle of Wight is firmly in the hearts and minds of people

Monday, 22nd February, 2021 8:58am

By Simon Clark with 9 readers' comments

Tier 3 visitors to the Isle of Wight asked to stay away, others asked to travel ‘the Wight way’

Beach scene with type on top saying, The Wight way to travel

Head of Visit Isle of Wight asks visitors to respect what the local community has achieved in keeping infection rates low on the Island low

Monday, 30th November, 2020 8:14am

By Simon Clark with 8 readers' comments

Visit Isle of Wight wins Government funding to help boost the tourism economy

women standing on the side of a cliff on the isle of Wight

It will form part of the government’s Enjoy Summer Safely campaign extension, aimed at helping to kick start the economy in a responsible way

Friday, 4th September, 2020 1:57pm

By Simon Clark

Isle of Wight voted UK’s Best Destination

Visit Isle of Wight boy on beach at Yaverland-Sandown

Great news for Isle of Wight tourism businesses as the Island picks up the top prize at the Group Travel Awards

Friday, 4th September, 2020 1:06pm

By Simon Clark with 8 readers' comments

New Visit Isle of Wight ad being shown to targeted audiences on Sky

Sky ad behind the scenes image 01

Islanders won't see the ads as they will only be shown to a targeted audience of people using the Sky platform

Tuesday, 28th July, 2020 3:33pm

By Simon Clark with 2 readers' comments

‘We’re Good To Go’ – Isle of Wight businesses urged to tell the UK

Visit Isle of Wight children on beach and good to go logo

Visit Isle of Wight say the 'Good to Go' marque gives customers and potential visitors the confidence that tourism businesses are doing everything possible to ensure their premises are following the government guidelines

Wednesday, 15th July, 2020 1:01pm

By Simon Clark with one comment

Visit Isle of Wight hold information sessions for tourism providers in light of easing of lockdown measures

Information sessions poster

Visit Isle of Wight and Isle of Wight Council invite local tourism businesses to a series of seminars to help the local economy recover

Thursday, 25th June, 2020 9:48am

By Simon Clark

Isle of Wight’s Lorry Middleton voted the UK’s Tourism Superstar

Lorry Middleton

A huge well done to Lorry Middleton for winning the title of Visit England/The Mirror Tourism Superstar 2020. When the Isle of Wight reopens after the Covid-19 crisis, this will be a great boost for tourism

Saturday, 25th April, 2020 8:41am

By Simon Clark with 2 readers' comments

Last chance to vote for Hovertravel’s Lorry as the UK’s Tourism Superstar

Lorry Middleton

If Hovertravel's Lorry Middleton were to win it would be great recognition for his work in promoting the Isle of Wight as the UK's number one holiday destination!

Friday, 17th April, 2020 4:39pm

By Simon Clark with 8 readers' comments

Isle of Wight tourism businesses band together to spread vital message: The Island Will Wait

The Island Will Wait

Islanders are being asked to support the campaign - Don't Cancel ... Postpone - by downloading the image to show support for the tourism industry

Thursday, 26th March, 2020 5:31pm

By Simon Clark

Isle of Wight announced as the UK’s Holiday Destination of the Year – and even sea eagles win an award

man jumping across stone wall

The Isle of Wight was up against stiff competition, but managed to clinch the top award and the project to reintroduce the white tailed sea eagles to the Island won too

Wednesday, 18th March, 2020 2:13pm

By Simon Clark with one comment