Isle Of Man / Ellan Vannin

Tourists encouraged to visit Isle of Man on Facebook

The Isle of Man government has launched a campaign on social networking site Facebook to encourage tourists to visit the island.

Isle of Man Tourism, part of the department of economic development, now has a page on the site telling people about island attractions.

It will also include information about local events and activities.

Rod Nipper, director of tourism, said the page was a "great opportunity" to keep visitors and residents informed.

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