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

Last few hours to cast your vote for the Isle of Wight as UK Holiday Destination of the Year

Yaverland beach

Every vote matters and yours could help the Isle of Wight be crowned the UK’s Holiday Destination of the Year. Share with family and friends

Friday, 28th February, 2020 9:33am

By Simon Clark with one comment

Take part in the CPRE Star Count 2020 on the Isle of Wight

Dark Skies over the Longstone at Mottistone

From this Friday until the next, cock your head to the skies at night and take part in the CPRE Star Count

Thursday, 20th February, 2020 5:33pm

By Simon Clark

Isle of Wight shortlisted for top award in BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards: Your votes count

Ventnor beach

The Isle of Wight is up against some stiff competition, so your vote matters. Details within

Friday, 17th January, 2020 10:40am

By Simon Clark

Best year yet for sustainable travel say Visit Isle of Wight

Southern Vectis bus driving through shanklin

Businesses are encouraged to get involved in 2020 and promote the message of sustainable travel

Tuesday, 31st December, 2019 12:11pm

By Simon Clark with 5 readers' comments

Awards galore for Isle of Wight tourism businesses at Beautiful South Awards

Lorry Middleton at the Beautiful South Awards

The Isle of Wight is on the up and punching above its weight winning eight awards and two commendations at the Beautiful South Awards. Details within

Wednesday, 11th December, 2019 8:01am

By Simon Clark with one comment

Bumper number of Isle of Wight businesses named in tourism awards

Don, Antony and keepers at Monkey Haven

The Beautiful South Awards, organised by Tourism South East, recognise the best across the region in a number of categories, and Isle of Wight businesses are a strong presence across the board

Wednesday, 30th October, 2019 9:03am

By Simon Clark

Isle of Wight features three times in Lonely Planet Ultimate Travelist

Shanklin beach

Three Isle of Wight experiences have been named amongst the UK’s best by the leading media travel company, Lonely Planet.

Wednesday, 14th August, 2019 3:00pm

By Simon Clark with one comment

High standard of entries for Wight in Bloom comp

flowers in the garden

Keen gardeners across the Isle of Wight are now waiting for the shortlisted gardens to be announced.

Friday, 12th July, 2019 2:11pm

By Simon Clark with one comment