Island of adventures advert released

By Ross Findon

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

 

A NEW television advert promoting the Isle of Wight has been created by Visit Isle of Wight.

The video features a voiceover by Isle of Wight actress Celia Imrie and promotes the Island's history, outdoor activities and attractions, declaring it 'the UK's adventure Island.'

See the video below:

Reporter: ross.findon@iwcp.co.uk

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by Neil Mitchell

31st May 2014, at 01:48:49

Great promotional advert for the island. Its just a shame the island is spoilt by a few people that really need to look inwards to themselves before they force their opinions on others. ..Still Im sure we can discus this with them on the next beach clean up which Im sure they will all attend.

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by B Lane

29th May 2014, at 08:38:04

Sorry you found the comment boring, but as I was referring to an earlier comment I wouldn't call it off topic ... And whether you like it or not the Island is looking untidy & unkempt, first impressions count and visitors are unlikely to return if the place looks a mess regardless of how much is thrown at promo material.

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by john jones

29th May 2014, at 06:33:45

I take it Barbara p works for the island tourism board then??
now its the "adventure island". how much did celia imrie get paid for her voice over? obviously money the island can ill afford at theis time!!!!!!

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by James Reed

28th May 2014, at 23:16:17

B Lane, keep your boring, off topic comments to yourself. Why does the Island have to be negative even under a promotional video for tourism

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by B Lane

28th May 2014, at 18:44:52

Its not only the roads Barbara, have you seen the state of the hedges & verges lately, the view from most roads now isn't green countryside its hedgerow, a lot of the scenic views are being lost by the lack of cutting & when they do it seems that they don't cut the top, just thin out the sides a bit. Take the main Ventnor - Shanklin road, you used to be able to see luccombe & the Channel from there, not anymore. The Island is starting to look decidedly shabby & uncared for.

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by barbara penman

28th May 2014, at 16:23:29

Celia Imrie has such a beautiful voice with every word clearly pronounced, such a good actress. The Island looks beautiful and is beautiful, and well worth a visit, there are many discounts on offer just have to look. Have to add the one thing that spoils the Island is messy Newport and the roads, come on Island Roads, do you really need ten men or nineteen on one occasion to do a small stretch of road, the money will not last long at this rate.

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by Colin Russell

28th May 2014, at 13:33:18

Looking good ,,,,,,untill they pick the phone up to book the ferry,

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