Caroline’s Isle of Wight B&B breakfast is England’s Champion

AA Award for Best Breakfast in England for B&B owner Caroline Gurney-Champion of Gotten Manor Chale with award

As well as Caroline Gurney-Champion winning best breakfast in the country, two Isle of Wight B&Bs picked up awards

Wednesday, 1st May, 2019 5:11pm

By Simon Clark

Isle of Wight remains in Trip Advisor Top Ten UK places to visit

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It's not just the wonderful scenery, but also the warm friendly welcome of the Island's accommodation providers, attractions, that keeps the Isle of Wight in the Trip Advisor Top Ten.

Tuesday, 26th March, 2019 11:31am

By Simon Clark with 5 readers' comments

Visit Isle of Wight warns against scammers this holiday season

Koala Cottage Godshill

Isle of Wight tourism businesses are being warned to be vigilant after Island accommodation providers were targeted by scammers.

Monday, 25th March, 2019 12:11pm

By Simon Clark

‘Nose in, fingers out’ says new Visit Isle of Wight Chairman

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The new chairman for Visit Isle of Wight says he's a "nose in, fingers out" person and is excited about working with the Visit IW team and BID levy payers.

Friday, 22nd March, 2019 8:16am

By Simon Clark with one comment

Isle of Wight’s Sandown Bay and Bembridge village crowned UK’s best

Sandown Bay

The results are in and according to Visit Isle of Wight the Island's shortlisted entries in the Countryfile Magazine competition by a massive margin.

Thursday, 7th March, 2019 3:35pm

By Simon Clark with 2 readers' comments

19% rise among other figures released by Visit Isle of Wight

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The number of visitors staying five nights or more rose by 19% on the previous year is just one of the several stats released this week by Tourism South East.

Friday, 8th February, 2019 8:50am

By Simon Clark

Your vote counts for Isle of Wight locations shortlisted in Countryfile Magazine Awards

Iconic Bembridge Lifeboat station

Vote today for Sandown Bay which has been shortlisted as Best British Beach and Bembridge as Village of the Year in the Countryfile Magazine Awards.

Friday, 18th January, 2019 1:07pm

By Simon Clark

New Year’s Day boost for Isle of Wight tourism thanks to French TV

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This five minute segment shown on French TV is a fantastically cost effective way of promoting the Isle of Wight as a destination and will remain on the broadcaster's Website for 12 months. Watch here.

Friday, 4th January, 2019 2:14pm

By Simon Clark with 2 readers' comments

‘We’re going on an Isle of Wight bear hunt’ figures find ‘forever homes’

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We’re Going on A Bear Hunt has been on the Isle of Wight since Easter, and their last event was at the Youth Zone at the Isle of Wight Literary Festival.

Friday, 2nd November, 2018 5:39pm

By Simon Clark

Isle of Wight’s County Town has new and ‘affectionate’ map

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Hand-drawn by popular Isle of Wight artist Alan Rowe, this new map available from Visit Isle of Wight’s Tourist Information Centre based at the Guildhall in Newport, will help guide visitors and Islanders.

Thursday, 25th October, 2018 9:16am

By Simon Clark

Isle of Wight: Visitors up by 15,000 and spend by day visitors more than doubles

Camper Van Isle of Wight

Visit Isle of Wight have some great early stats on visitor numbers for this year, so they're releasing some teasers ahead of the main announcement in November.

Wednesday, 24th October, 2018 8:00am

By Simon Clark with 5 readers' comments

Isle of Wight BID levy payers invited to drop-in sessions

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The drop-in sessions are a chance for BID levy payers to find out more about how their money has been spent, and get an idea of how next year’s campaigns are shaping up.

Tuesday, 2nd October, 2018 12:25pm

By Simon Clark