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Island travel agent launches one-stop booking website

An Island travel agent has teamed-up with the Steam Packet Company to launch a 'landmark' one-stop travel and accommodation website for visitors to the Island.

Online Regional Travel Group, parent company of Mann Link Travel, says its new site www.manxferries.com will allow inbound ferry crossings and hotels to be booked via one portal for the first time.

ORTG Chief Executive Brian Kelly says the venture has involved many months of development work and 'substantial' financial investment to realise.

Head of tourism in the Island Angela Byrne said many travellers today expect to be able to make the majority of their bookings online through one website, and she's confident the site will encourage more people to visit the Island in future.

Mr Kelly explains how the technology works:

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