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Visa waiver plan could boost Island tourism

It’s hoped the Island could benefit from increased tourism opportunities should plans for a Visa waiver scheme be introduced.

So says Speaker of the House of Keys Steve Rodan after a two day sitting of the British Irish Parliamentary Assembly in Dublin.

Last year, the UK coalition government scrapped reforms to the Common Travel Area which could have led to stringent passport checks on travel between the UK, Isle of Man and Ireland.

The debate now is whether visitors to Britain from non EU-countries should also be able to travel as freely.

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