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Tynwald approves 'ambitious' tourism strategy

Strategy aims for half-a-million visitors per anum

A ten year strategy aimed at attracting 500,000 visitors a year to the Island within the next decade, has been endorsed by Tynwald.

The strategy was brought before the court by Minister for Enterprise, Dr Alex Allinson.

It involves a seven point action programme and commits the Department to providing an annual report on progress going forward.

Department member with responsibility for Visit Isle of Man and Motorsports, Onchan MHK Rob Callister, admits that it's an ambitious programme:

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