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Events Jersey to host global CONIFA AGM

Events Jersey will welcome the seventh CONIFA AGM to Jersey in January 2020. CONIFA, the Confederation of Independent Football Associations, is the football federation for all associations outside FIFA.

Trends in domestic overnight tourism in England - April 2019

VisitEngland has released the latest findings from the Great Britain Tourism Survey which measures the volume and value of overnight tourism within Great Britain.

Patagonia visits Jersey

Mountain, Surf and adventure clothing company, Patagonia, are visiting St Ouen’s Bay this summer, as part of their European Worn Wear Tour. Founded by pioneering adventurer, Yvon Choinard, the company stays true to its roots, by promoting and supporting environmental issues around the world.

Eat Local Challenge

The Jersey Local Food Challenge will return at the end of August, challenging islanders to see how much of their weekly diet they can supplement with local produce. The challenge, which will run from 19 – 25 August, aims to educate people on how easy it is to make small changes to eat more sustainably and the health benefits that are derived from food with a lower carbon footprint.

German PR and Trade Tender

Visit Jersey is seeking to appoint agency to oversee it’s PR and trade activities in German speaking markets. We are inviting suitable qualified providers to submit an expressions of interest.

June Passenger Arrivals 2019

The June 2019 arrivals figures are sharply down on a year before due to the decline in Sea arrivals (by almost one-third) while Air arrivals saw a very modest 1% increase.

Track the Troop: Gorillas are going wild

On Saturday 27 July, Jersey will wake up to 40 uniquely designed, life-size silverback gorilla sculptures, all individually placed across the island at iconic locations from Corbiere to Gorey to create the Channel Islands’ largest public art trail to date.

Jersey Zoo says farewell to Raymi the bear

On Tuesday 30 July, Jersey Zoo’s beloved Andean bear, Raymi, will be leaving the island for his new home at Givskud Zoo in Denmark. The adolescent bear, who turns 4-years-old in January, will be joining a female bear in the hope that they will breed and make a vital contribution to the breeding programme for the species.