Rob Callister at Manx RadioThose travelling by boat are up almost 10% on 2019’s figure

An MHK says visitor numbers are up significantly more than was speculated.

It’s understood those travelling to the world famous TT Races by boat were up almost 10 percent on 2019’s figure.

Prior to the races, it was predicted the Island would see a loss of 1,000 visitors due to travel disruption and continued caution surrounding Covid-19.

Rob Callister is delighted by the increase, but has labelled disruption to flights around the flagship TT event ‘disappointing’: