Tag "Commerce and Employment"

C&E to clamp down on broadband standards

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EXTRA powers and legislation will be introduced if broadband providers in Guernsey fail to comply with voluntary standards, Commerce and Employment minister Kevin Stewart has said.

Tourism plan puts cart before horse

I AM appalled by so much nonsense written in the Press and, particularly, by Commerce and Employment with their ‘10-year plan for tourism’. As a travel agent, the article has prompted me to comment on their proposals. With respect to Messrs Hopkins and Wheadon, the jargon and hype apart, I suggest their plan is not only unrealistic but puts the cart before the horse for several reasons – a travel agent’s point of view.

Tourism plan seeks 30% rise in visitors

Photo By Steve Sarre 19-11-14Visit Guernsey numbers on visiters Mike Hopkins

INVESTIGATING glamping, or luxury camping, developing the wedding market and supporting family attractions are just a few of the ways the Commerce and Employment Department is planning to revitalise the island’s tourism industry.