Events draw tourists to island

EVENTS on the Isle of Wight play a valuable role in attracting tourists to the island, it has been claimed.
The Isle of Wight has a packed events programme which includes Cowes Week, a walking festival and two popular music festivals - the Isle of Wight Festival and Bestival .
Isle of Wight Council's assistant director of economic development, tourism and partnerships John Metcalfe said events such as these are an effective way of drawing visitors to the area.

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