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  1. Angela Byrne

    Head of Visit Isle of Man

    Angela supports the Visit Agency Board, CEO, Minister and Political Members in the strategic development and management of the Visit Isle of Man agency within the Department for Enterprise.

    +44 (0) 1624 687083 angela.byrne@gov.im

  2. Mike Doherty

    Events Manager

    Mike focuses on growing events visitor numbers, bednights and spend through financial assistance schemes, advice and promotion particularly shoulder season events. Mike also develops and works with non-motorsport event organisers to attract new events to the Island.

    +44 (0) 1624 644644 michael.doherty@gov.im

  3. Trish Joyce

    Events Executive

    Trish develops new events as well as assiting organisers to market and promote their events. Trish also supports the Events Manager with the Tourism Event Development Scheme. 

    +44 (0) 1624 644644 trish.joyce@gov.im

  4. Leanne Faragher

    Events Officer

    Leanne supports the Events Executive and administers the Tourism Event Development Scheme, providing guidance and support to event organisers on facilitating over 40 events on the Island every year.

    +44 (0) 1624 644644 specialevents@gov.im

  5. Julie Colquitt

    New Product Manager

    Julie champions new product development, projects and initiatives to achieve growth in visitor numbers and spend, creating a positive environment for investment to make the Isle of Man an attractive visitor destination. Julie also manages the Cruise Isle of Man team.

    +44 (0) 1624 693858 julie.colquitt@gov.im

  6. Jade Foster

    New Product Executive

    Jade develops and fosters effective partnerships with the on-island activity and attractions sector and off-island trade. Jade assists businesses in the development of bookable products and year-round visitor experiences for the Island's key target growth markets. 

    +44 (0) 1624 686806 jade.foster2@gov.im

  7. Yvette Hollows

    New Product Executive

    Yvette develops and fosters effective partnerships with the on-island activity and attractions sector and off-island trade. Yvette assists businesses in the development of bookable products and year-round visitor experiences for the Island's key target growth markets.

    +44 (0) 1624 686853 yvette.hollows2@gov.im

  8. Laura Myrie

    New Product Officer

    Laura generates new product research and implements actions to develop the propositions for the Island's key target markets. She is responsible for developing product areas of www.visitisleofman.com and itinerary creation, along with online support to sector businesses. 

    +44 (0) 1624 686559 laura.myrie2@gov.im

  9. Nicola Wilkinson

    Business Development Manager

    Nicola implements strategic actions for visitor accommodation and creates the programme to assist businesses with quality and service aspects, fostered through schemes and training to make it easier for visitor economy businesses to start, develop and grow on the Island.

    +44 (0) 1624 685965 nicola.wilkinson@gov.im

  10. Hannah Wylde

    Business Development Executive

    Hannah builds relationships and maintains contact with providers in the accommodation and eateries sectors, providing introductory advisories, guidance through the registration process and future development. 

    +44 (0) 1624 686870 hannah.wylde@gov.im

  11. Katy Ashwell

    Business Development Officer

    Katy supports the Business Development team in different ways such as on-going support for accommodation and Taste registrations, but also provides support to the industry with any day to day queries they may have in regards to their business.

    +44 (0) 1624 698372 katy.ashwell2@gov.im

  12. Laura Dalton

    Marketing Manager

    Laura is responsible for the day to day management of the marketing plan for the Visit Isle of Man strategy, managing a range of channels to reach key target markets. Key to the role is the promotion of the Visit Isle of Man brand to demonstrate the Isle of Man's extraordinary story.

    +44 (0) 1624 686733 laura.dalton@gov.im 

  13. Rebecca Sayle

    Marketing Executive

    Rebecca is responsible for the delivery of a multi-audience marketing programme across a range of marketing channels, particularly in respect of Visit Isle of Man’s digital marketing activity, public relations programme, events, and literature requirements.

    +44 (0) 1624 682360 rebecca.sayle2@gov.im

  14. Natasha Johnson

    Marketing Officer

    Natasha provides support and delivery of all marketing plans and campaigns, with particular emphasis on monitoring and developing digital marketing assets and channels including the destination website.

    +44 (0) 1624 686855 natasha.johnson@gov.im

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Continued support announced for the Tourism and Travel Sector

Continued support announced for the Tourism and Travel Sector

The Department for Enterprise has announced that it will offer an extended range of support to tourism and travel businesses which continue to be financially affected by the COVID-19 pandemic as a direct result of the continuing restrictions on the Island’s borders.

Adjusting your business for the staycation market

Adjusting your business for the staycation market

With holiday’s off-island looking uncertain this summer, our Islanders will be seeking alternatives closer to home. Be sure to take advantage of this captive market by preparing and adjusting your business accordingly.

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