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Tourism on the Isle of Wight: Episode 39
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This weeks' episode is a bit different to the normal episodes in that we are focusing on Visit Isle of Wight the Islands tourism organisation providing a central strategic approach to promoting the Isle of Wight.
With the withdrawal of funding from the Isle of Wight Council, Visit Isle of Wight is under threat and they are making a bid for Destination Business Improvement District status.
If agreed by the majority of tourist based businesses it could be the answer to funding the great work of Visit Isle of Wight in the future.What we will tell you about in this episode
- Some background to the start of 'Visit Isle of Wight'
- What it does and what it means to the Island's economy
- Some of the initiatives undertaken by 'Visit Isle of Wight'
- What is happening.
This week in the news Tony brings a Christmas Story to November with the Long Lane Christmas Lights.
Ali is excited about a new way to cross the Solent from Cowes to Portsmouth with Scoot.Food & Drink
In the food and drink segment we review the coffee and cakes at The Isle of Wight Pearl an Island attraction with a difference.Links you may find helpful