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Island's tourism industry 'must be reinvented', says MHK

Robertshaw argues for investment in eco-friendly tourism

An MHK says the tourism industry here must be reinvented in order to survive - and government has a big part to play.

Chris Robertshaw, who's former hotel manager, is part of a Tynwald committee looking at how visitor accommodation can improve to compete with rivals in Jersey and Guernsey.

He's one of many arguing for more luxury hotels, and investment in 'eco-friendly tourism':

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