The online industry news outlet, Horticulture Week, has reported on how alpacas are helping ease the squeeze on the cost of Christmas for many organisations. With the cost of hiring reindeer priced as high as £6,000 per event, alpacas are a totally adorable upgrade to make Christmas events more cuddly and adorable:

At this centre in Wales, there are donkeys, sheep and alpacas at Christmas, with £6,000 for reindeer hire deemed to expensive.

Meerkats, donkeys and alpacas replace reindeers for garden centre Christmas events

Unfortunately in this context, the Isle of Man Government prohibits alpacas and llamas from being imported to the island.

Michael Josem is a long-term consumer advocate, most prominently as a global leader in combating fraud in the online gambling industry. He was in part the inspiration for the 20th Century Fox Movie, Runner Runner, starring Ben Affleck and Justin Timberlake.

Josem has over a decade of experience as a senior business leader working across various high-tech and online industries, and takes action to build a better community. His primary volunteer roles include service for the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, and Graih, the homelessness charity.