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Discover the latest news and updates from the island break. Please keep us up to date with your industry updates and drop us a line at press@visitjersey.je. From new hotel openings, refurbishments and quirky accommodation stories, new restaurant and nightlife openings and examples of trends from eating and drinking to shopping and wellness, we're keen to share your story.  Download previous issues of the Visit Jersey industry e-news here.

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Premier Holidays launches big Channel Islands campaign

Premier Holidays has launched a big Channel Islands summer campaign after seeing a strong demand since the general election was announced. The operator’s bookings for the Channel Islands have increased by 18 per cent year on year since the election announcement was made on April 18th.

UK & French PR Update

Jersey à Pâques... Pourquoi pas vous? Venez découvrir #lebreakinsulaire– and that’s exactly what six French bloggers did following our invite for them to spend the long Easter weekend in Jersey following Les Salon des Blogeurs which Visit Jersey attended with Condor France in St. Malo. 

Annual Report 2016

2016 was a busy year for Visit Jersey as we set about creating an organisation capable of addressing the 21 recommendations detailed in the Jersey Destination Plan. It was a year of substantial achievements across a wide range of areas. 

March Passenger Arrivals Data

Figures are now available showing the number of passengers arriving in Jersey during March.  Easter fell in April this year but was in late March in 2016, meaning that these results will be slightly less positive than would have been the case were Easter not to have shifted.

Overnight domestic tourism in England - 2016

After a protracted hiatus caused by data processing issues, Visit England has now released data on the volume of overnight tourism by GB residents within England during 2016.  Data on visitor spending is expected in due course.

Q1 Jersey.com highlights

In Q1 of 2017, Jersey.com generated the following website traffic. Website Visits: 575,643 Total Partner Referrals: 132,289

March 2017 Weather Round-Up

The day-to-day weather has very little impact on the volume of visits to Jersey, but can play a major role in influencing the types of activities that visitors who are here do, and thereby, the amount of money that they spend.  Some attractions and activity providers thrive only when the sun shines, others see higher patronage on rainy days.

Premier Holidays escorts Thomas Cook & Co-operative Travel on Jersey FAM

Independent tour operator Premier Holidays invited 12 travel agents to discover Jersey and what it has to offer during an educational trip to the island break.