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Summer jobs at Wightlink

Wightlink has started recruiting up to 100 seasonal staff for a wide range of roles with the ferry company. There are positions available this summer for baristas and assistants in the Costa Coffee shops, terminal assistants who marshal cars at the ports, and deck ratings, stewards and cabin attendants on board ships. While experience in […]

February, 25th 2015 Read full Press Release »

Entries open for spectacular Wightlink-backed half marathon

Wightlink, the Islands largest cross-Solent operator, is proud to be supporting the Needles Cross Country Half Marathon, which promises entrants some of the most breath-taking views of the island. Entrants to the race, being held on 7 June 2015, will receive a 15% travel discount on Wightlink ferry routes to the Island. The race for […]

February, 18th 2015 Read full Press Release »

Wightlink caused a stir for this year’s Go Orange Day

Wightlink the Island largest cross-Solent operator was delighted to continue its support for the Island’s three independent lifeboat crews by asking customers at its Costa coffee at Ryde Pier to donate to the annual fundraiser. Wightlink staff keen to support the cause also sold special orange wristbands on the day. The ferry company’s participation in […]

February, 18th 2015 Read full Press Release »

New owner for Wightlink Ferries

Wightlink Ferries has a new owner. Balfour Beatty Infrastructure Partners LP (BBIP) has purchased the company from Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund (MEIF) for an undisclosed sum. Chief Executive Russell Kew, Chief Operating Officer John Burrows, and their management team remain in charge of the company. Similarly, there will be no changes to staffing, pricing, routes […]

February, 16th 2015 Read full Press Release »

#wightlive leads to prestigious award nomination for Wightlink

An innovative social media campaign, aimed at raising the profile of the Isle of Wight’s diverse festival scene, has led to Wightlink, and its PR agency Flagship Consulting, being shortlisted in the prestigious Travel Marketing Awards. The ferry operator invested in its #wightlive campaign, spearheaded by Flagship, as a way of publicising the host of […]

February, 10th 2015 Read full Press Release »

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