Minister for Economic Development, Tourism, Sport & Culture

On November 9, 2014, in Society, The Economy, Tourism, by Lyndon-Farnham

I am pleased to have been appointed to the post of Minister for Economic Development by the States of Jersey on Friday 7th November 2014 – thank you to all who have placed their confidence in me. The new Economic Development Department will bring together responsibility for tourism, retail, sport, culture, gambling and the lottery, […]

Tourism – some facts and figures

On September 28, 2014, in The Economy, Tourism, by Lyndon-Farnham

Tourism creates many benefits to our island home; in fact we all benefit from tourism and can all do our part to promote it. *In 2013, there were 681,900 visitors to Jersey. 326,000 stayed overnight, 113,00 were business visitors, 101,000 were day-trippers, 100,000 were visiting friends & family, plus there were almost 42,000 additional visitors, […]

Jersey Live is good for us in so many ways

On September 4, 2011, in Tourism, by Lyndon-Farnham

THE Island’s Tourism sector and economy as a whole have benefitted from this years Jersey Live festival.   It is estimated that 2-3000people from the UK and elsewhere are  in Jersey to attend the Jersey Live music festival. It is also estimated that each visitor will spend at least £100 per day while in the Island.  The event is a sell-out, with 10,000 […]

How important is Tourism to Jersey?

On August 30, 2011, in Tourism, by Lyndon-Farnham

Recent figures indicate that Tourism is holding up well this year which, given the global economic situation, proves just how vital this industry is to our Island and its economy.  How do you feel about Tourism and do you think the States should increase funding to assist growth in this important sector of our economy?

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