Department of Tourism and Leisure

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The Department of Tourism and Leisure (Manx: Rheynn Turrysid as Soccar) was a department of the Isle of Man Government.

History[edit]

The Department was created in 1986 as the Department of Tourism and Transport.

With the addition of extra responsibilities in 1990 the department was renamed the Department of Tourism, Leisure and Transport. In 1994 there was a departmental reorganisation. The Department of Highways Ports and Properties and the Department of Tourism, Leisure and Transport became the Department of Tourism and Leisure and the Department of Transport.

In 2010, the Department was split up and Tourism function went to the Department of Economic Development and Leisure to Department of Community, Culture and Leisure.

Ministers/Chairmen with Tourism Responsibility[edit]

Ministers for Economic Development[edit]

Ministers for Tourism and Leisure[edit]

Ministers of Tourism, Leisure and Transport[edit]

Ministers of Tourism and Transport[edit]

Chairmen of the Tourist Board[edit]

Chairmen of the Publicity Board[edit]

  • unknown, 1931–1952

Chairmen of the Advertising Board[edit]

Edward Callister, 1929–1930

Chairmen of the Advertising Committee[edit]

  • unknown, ?-1904