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It’s official! Burntisland is Fife’s Favourite Conservation Area

Date of article: Mon 14 Aug 17

Nearly 2000 people have voted for their favourite conservation area in Fife following a three month online vote. The vote, hosted by Fife’s Council’s Tourism Team, coincided w ...

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Pony Axes in St Andrews

Date of article: Fri 11 Aug 17

On the 28th and 31st July, Tourism St Andrews and PAMIS offered the Pony AxeS service to make our St Andrews beaches accessible to wheelchair users. On the 31st July Jim Leishman ...

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Fife Qualifying Venues Announced for Senior Open Championship at St Andrews

Date of article: Fri 11 Aug 17

The iconic Old Course at St Andrews is set to become the centrepiece of the senior golf calendar in 2018 when the Senior Open Championship Presented by Rolex returns to Scotland, t ...

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Scottish Government announce £500k to refit iconic Fife fishing vessel

Date of article: Thu 10 Aug 17

The Scottish Fisheries Museum has sailed into £500,000 of government funding to refit their flagship vessel Reaper. The six figure funding was announced by Culture Secretary Fio ...

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Date set for Queensferry Crossing to be opened by The Queen

Date of article: Fri 4 Aug 17

The Queensferry Crossing will be officially opened by Her Majesty The Queen on 4 September 2017. The ceremony, with activities taking place at both sides of the bridge, will inclu ...

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Celebrating 176 Years of Scottish Photography, in the Home of Scottish Photography

Date of article: Fri 4 Aug 17

An exciting month-long programme of events is planned for the St Andrews Photography Festival 2017, supported for the first time by EventScotland, part of VisitScotland's Events Di ...

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Dig In, To Defend Dunfermline WWII Festival

Date of article: Fri 4 Aug 17

The countdown is on for the pilot year of Fife's newest history festival In just a few weeks, the first ever Defend Dunfermline WWII Festival will launch in Scotland's ancient ca ...

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Fife summer tourism in full swing

Date of article: Fri 4 Aug 17

Hundreds of visitors expected for golf tournament debut The annual RICOH Women's British Open debuts at Kingsbarns Golf Links today as tourism across the Kingdom reaches a summer ...

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Darnley’s to Serve Up G&Tees at Global Golf Tournament

Date of article: Fri 4 Aug 17

Darnley's Gin, one of the pioneers of the UK's flourishing gin scene, will be hosting a series of initiatives in St Andrews this August to celebrate its sponsorship of the Ricoh Wo ...

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Festivals showcase the best of Fife’s food and drink

Date of article: Fri 4 Aug 17

There was plenty of Fife food on the menu at two East Neuk festivals at the weekend. Chefs and food and drink producers took part in cooking demonstrations and showcased their fav ...

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Scottish tourism still punching above its weight

Date of article: Mon 24 Jul 17

VisitScotland Chief Executive, Malcolm Roughead, responds to the release of the International Passenger Survey (IPS) tourism statistics by the UK Office of National Statistics (ONS ...

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That's the Spirit

Date of article: Mon 24 Jul 17

It's been over a year now since VisitScotland launched their first ever global campaign – Spirit of Scotland – which has helped catapult our country's profile to a significant ...

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Launch of Bowhouse Food Festival in Fife

Date of article: Mon 24 Jul 17

The countdown is on to a new food festival in north-east Fife this weekend. The first Bowhouse Food Weekend in St Monans is free and runs on Saturday and Sunday. Fife chefs and fo ...

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From archaeology to art, it's all happening at Defend Dunfermline WWII Festival!

Date of article: Mon 24 Jul 17

DEFEND DUNFERMLINE WWII FESTIVAL PROGRAMME NOW RELEASED MORE INFO ACROSS FACEBOOK AND TWITTER, @dunfermlineww2 or at www.defenddunfermlineww2.co.uk FESTIVAL DIRECTOR, ROGER PICK ...

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KINGSBARNS DISTILLERY GOES 5 STAR!

Date of article: Mon 24 Jul 17

Kingsbarns Distillery is delighted to announce that its visitor centre has recently received a 5 Star rating from VisitScotland. The Visitor Centre opened on 30th November 2014 a ...

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Vote for your top Fife area!

Date of article: Mon 24 Jul 17

New Poll Celebrates Fife's Heritage Fife Council is urging people to show their support for local conservation areas by taking part in a new poll. There are an impressive 48 conse ...

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Kirkcaldy prom boosted by rickshaw plans

Date of article: Mon 24 Jul 17

Kirkcaldy's waterfront is set to be given a colourful new injection of life with the addition of six Links Market themed rickshaws. The pedicabs as they are known, will offer visi ...

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Stage is Set for New Dunfermline Festival

Date of article: Mon 24 Jul 17

Get ready to turn Fife's Ancient Capital back to 1941 This week, the team behind Dunfermline WWII Festival unveiled a 1940s inspired shop window at Dunfermline Advice Hub on t ...

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Movie on course to inspire visitors

Date of article: Thu 6 Jul 17

VisitScotland hopes a movie biopic of the 'Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods' of the 19th century could inspire more people to tee off in the Home of Golf. The national tourism organi ...

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Fife Gears Up For Summer Tourism Boost With Fife Five Tourism Campaign

Date of article: Thu 6 Jul 17

Local and international visitors continue to flock to the Kingdom of Fife as the Fife Five tourism video campaign goes live in partnership with VisitScotland and Fife Council. A s ...

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The Kelpie Maquettes

Date of article: Wed 5 Jul 17

Tourism St Andrews are proud to announce the Icons of modern Scottish design, The Kelpie Maquettes, are coming to St Andrews this summer, 2017. From July 24th, The Kelpie Maquette ...

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Visit Dunfermline puts customers first and is awarded WorldHost Recognised Business status

Date of article: Wed 5 Jul 17

Visit Dunfermline has become the latest organisation in Scotland to gain national recognition for its commitment to customer service, after being awarded WorldHost Recognised Busin ...

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Darnley’s Gin Toasts Homecoming as New Scottish Distillery Opens

Date of article: Wed 5 Jul 17

Darnley's Gin, one of the pioneers of Britain's flourishing gin scene celebrated bringing its production home to Scotland with the opening of a new gin distillery and visitor centr ...

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#LoveLochgelly

Date of article: Wed 5 Jul 17

LOCHGELLY has changed a lot over the last few years and these changes have been celebrated locally and nationally, with the town being the current holder of the prestigious Scotlan ...

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Kingsbarns Distillery Releases 2 Years Old Spirit Drink

Date of article: Wed 5 Jul 17

Kingsbarns Distillery is proud to reveal that a 2 Year Old Spirit Drink has been bottled and is available to purchase exclusively at the Kingsbarns Distillery and Visitor Centre. ...

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Customers First for Fife as Kingdom Receives Recognition from WorldHost

Date of article: Wed 5 Jul 17

Excellence in Customer Service Accolade is Awarded Fife has been awarded WorldHost Customer Service Destination status helping to set Scotland apart as a visitor destination thank ...

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The Countdown is on for Fife Pride 2017!

Date of article: Wed 5 Jul 17

Kirkcaldy is all set to host Scotland's newest Pride event, which takes place on Saturday 1st July 2017 across the town centre. We're hoping for around 2000 visitors from across th ...

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Sponsor a Category at the E Awards

Date of article: Wed 5 Jul 17

SPONSOR A CATEGORY AT THE E AWARDS Our inaugural E Awards for Scottish Excellence in Events was a roaring success earlier this year, with nine categories, lots of happy winners, a ...

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Opening of Queensferry Crossing will be “once-in-a-generation spectacular”

Date of article: Wed 5 Jul 17

Economy Secretary Keith Brown today revealed the date the Queensferry Crossing will open to traffic. Details of an opportunity for the public to walk across the new bridge were als ...

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Kinghorn Town Hall

Date of article: Wed 5 Jul 17

The Town Hall was funded with generous grant support from Historic Scotland – access to the building is available to all via a holiday booking, through use of our meeting room (t ...

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Access to Business/Hospitality/Tourism at Waid Community Campus

Date of article: Wed 5 Jul 17

Access to Business/Hospitality/Tourism SCQF Level 4 - FT at Waid Academy, Anstruther  SCQF Level 4 If you are interested in finding out more about a career in business, adminis ...

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Scotland’s Most Beautiful High Street Competition

Date of article: Wed 5 Jul 17

Scotland's Towns Partnership, Keep Scotland Beautiful and the Sunday Herald have come together to launch the first ever Scotland's Most Beautiful High Street competition. This co ...

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Arrival of Viking ship a welcome sign for Fife tourism

Date of article: Wed 5 Jul 17

The Port of Rosyth has welcomed a new name to the list of cruise operators visiting Fife. The Viking Star docked at the port yesterday morning (14th June), the first of several vi ...

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STA launches key research project

Date of article: Wed 5 Jul 17

Tourism & Hospitality: The Growing Cost of Doing Business Earlier this year, the Scottish Tourism Alliance (STA) announced that we would be conducting a piece of research to ...

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Counter Terrorism Awareness Week launches across Scotland

Date of article: Wed 5 Jul 17

We have been given some advice materials from the Police Scotland Counter Terrorism Unit in light of the tragic terror attacks of both London and Manchester that we thought you mig ...

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Whisky's 'spiritual home' to provide tourism boost

Date of article: Wed 5 Jul 17

Its charms may have lain hidden in the tranquility of undulating hills and arching woodlands these past 800 or so years, but Lindores Abbey in Fife is set to restore its position a ...

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British Golf Museum – Lecture Series

Date of article: Wed 5 Jul 17

The British Golf Museum is hosting a series of lectures in their rooftop café, during the summer to celebrate the rich history of golf. These free events are open to the public, a ...

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Go for a Scottish Thistle Award

Date of article: Wed 5 Jul 17

The Scottish Thistle Awards, in association with Fishers, celebrate tourism businesses or suppliers across the country who have gone the extra mile to offer an outstanding visitor ...

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Fife got #Chinaready

Date of article: Wed 5 Jul 17

Thank you to everyone who came along and participated... for those who couldn't make it - here are a few snippets from the day, which you may find useful: •Presentations from th ...

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Food from Fife AGM Heralds New Chair and Strong Activity

Date of article: Wed 5 Jul 17

A growing membership and strong activity was welcomed at the 2017 Food from Fife AGM, as new Chair Will Docker was elected. Activity ranging from training and networking events to ...

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