Dr Allinson says hotel bookings look strong ahead of the tourist season
Uncertainty over travel restrictions in Europe and further afield means more British tourists are looking at the Isle of Man as a holiday destination.
That's the view of the enterprise minister, who says hotels are reporting a good number of bookings ahead of the busy summer period.
The tourist season has been impacted by coronavirus and border restrictions over the last two years.
Dr Alex Allinson says the Island could be attracting new visitors this year: