Tourism in the Isle of Man will be celebrated at lunchtime today.
Professor Hugh Davidson will be the guest speaker at the 2008 Tourism Awards at the Villa Marina.
Prizes will be presented in a number of categories, among them best town/village; best night out; area of most scenic beauty; attraction of the year and best customer service.
DTL officials will also hand over a special award for 'Significant contribution to Tourism'.
(Picture: Political member of the DTL Geoff Corkish at the launch of the 2008 Tourism Awards).