Inspired by the theme of the Chamber of Commerce’s recent Manx Hospitality Day, ‘Discover Your Island’, why not take the opportunity to discover new ventures and experiences on offer on the Island to best service your guests?

Whether it is making their booking experience easier, recommending a ‘hidden gem' or suggesting a choice of sightseeing tours – you and your front of house teams can help your guests along their customer journey with recommendations best tailored for them.

Industry events such as our Tourism Industry Day and the Manx Hospitality Day offer the chance to network with businesses and keep up to date with what is available so you can pass on key information to your visitors or try an experience for yourself.

New tour experiences
Albany Isle of Man Tea and Tours offers visitors the chance to experience the secret delights of the Isle of Man with their very own butler on a choice of driving tours. Certain tours feature a taste of Manx produce or an Afternoon Tea.

Quad Bike Mania is a new off road forest tour experience in South Barrule - a fantastic way for groups, families and individuals to enjoy freedom and exhilarating adventure while experiencing the beauty of the Island. A kids' quad bike track and on site bike hire is coming this summer.

Powerwheels has expanded its portfolio to now offer cycling tours and bike transfers with drop offs at key cycle routes and mountain biking trails. They also offer optional bike hire services.

The Guild of Manx Registered Tour Guides is a Blue Badge level qualified, highly trained and insured network of guides. The Guild, which welcomed some new recruits this year, know all about the Isle of Man and some have specialist areas of knowledge and interest. They offer walking tours, step-on guiding and help with tour planning.

New Online Bookings
Adventurous Experiences and Green Wheelers electric bikes tours have new online booking functionality on their websites which is fully mobile responsive, allowing visitors to simply book on to their tours and experiences anytime and anywhere.

Marine Life Spotter’s Guide
Manx Whale and Dolphin Watch has created a new guide to identify the best spots and times of year to sight the many dolphin and whale species which visit our shores.

Value Heritage Tickets
Make sure your customers get the best value during their stay and the best ticket suited to them. Manx National Heritage offers Holiday Passes and Isle of Man Railways has a series of Go Explore cards for a one to seven night break.

Inspire with our itineraries
Find itinerary ideas encompassing family holidays, culture breaks and romantic escapes. Whether your guests are coming for a short break or a longer stay, explore our bank of itineraries to help tailor the perfect island experience for your guests. You may like to try some for yourself or submit your own ideas to us.

Dark Skies Asset
Many visitors are surprised to find out that the Island has the highest concentration of Dark Skies Discovery sites in the British Isles. All locations are fully accessible and evenly spread around the Island so ensure you know the location closest to you. Discover the 26 Stargazing Sites here. (Website tip: use map view)

(Picture: Ron Strathdee)


We are constantly updating our new destination website and encouraging businesses to add their product to the website. Please contact us at traveltrade@gov.im to tell us about your offer and set up a listing.

Together, we can capture and learn what the Island has to offer, so visitors new and old can find a new or tailor-made experience on their next visit to the Isle of Man.

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