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Robert the Bruce, King of Maps

Date of article: Wed 12 Dec 18

An interactive map of Scotland featuring the film locations of Outlaw King and historic sites connected to Robert the Bruce has been produced by the national tourism organisation. ...

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Cruise Business Seminar 2019

Date of article: Wed 12 Dec 18

Invitation 0930 until 1230 -  Thursday 31st January  2019 Holiday Inn, Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh EH12 6UA   You are invited to attend a Seminar focussed on businesses who ...

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Tourism at the top

Date of article: Fri 7 Dec 18

More people are working within Scotland’s tourism sector since the introduction of the National Tourism Strategy in 2012, VisitScotland has announced. As well as an increase in ...

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YEAR OF COASTS AND WATERS 2020

Date of article: Fri 7 Dec 18

In 2020, Scotland’s Coasts and Waters will be celebrated with a programme of activity designed to inspire both visitors and locals to explore and experience our unrivalled shores ...

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Young Chefs Cook Up a Storm at St Brycedale Campus

Date of article: Tue 4 Dec 18

Six young cooking enthusiasts, aged between 13 and 16, battled it out in the kitchens of Fife College’s St Brycedale Campus in the Kirkcaldy final of the Rotary Young Chef of the ...

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A record year for film and TV production in Fife and Tayside

Date of article: Mon 3 Dec 18

When it comes to media, it’s been an excellent year for Fife and Tayside. All kinds of film and TV production have delivered £5million in economic benefits. All that screen pres ...

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Make your views on a tourism tax heard in Scottish Government consultation

Date of article: Fri 23 Nov 18

At the Scottish Tourism Alliance Autumn Conference, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced that the Sco ...

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Outlaw Kingdom of Fife

Date of article: Fri 23 Nov 18

The resting place of Robert the Bruce, which played a starring role in Netflix film Outlaw King, will once again be in the spotlight at a unique showing of the historical epic. Du ...

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Anstruther’s Christmas Celebrations

Date of article: Fri 23 Nov 18

Anstruther’s Christmas celebrations kick off on Friday, Dec. 7 with a reindeer-led Christmas Parade. The local merchants association, TEAMAnster,  organised the Parade, diligen ...

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Airbnb - Scottish Government’s Planning Bill Amendment

Date of article: Thu 22 Nov 18

An amendment to regulate short-term letting has been made to the Scottish Government’s Planning Bill. If it becomes law,  the amendment would require you to secure planning perm ...

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Fife Tourism Barometer Results Q3 2018

Date of article: Thu 22 Nov 18

The results from the Fife Tourism Barometer for Q3 2018 are now available at: https://www.visitscotland.org/research-insights/about-our-industry/industry-barometer  Some highlig ...

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Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband celebrates latest fibre broadband availability across Fife - as Secret Bunker goes ultrafast…

Date of article: Wed 21 Nov 18

More premises across Fife can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £428 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband rollout.   To celebrate, the Digital Scotland te ...

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High Flying Rebecca Inspires Students at Travel and Tourism Conference

Date of article: Wed 21 Nov 18

Former Fife College tourism student Rebecca Saxton returned to Kirkcaldy recently to help inspire the next generation of students who will hopefully now fly high and follow in her ...

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TEAMAnster Present Tourism Research Results

Date of article: Tue 20 Nov 18

If you have any involvement with visitors to Anstruther, Cellardyke, Kilrenny or are within the East Neuk/nearby areas, a meeting on Thursday, 29th November, might be of help and i ...

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Fife Towns Shortlisted for FutureTown Design Competition 2018!

Date of article: Tue 20 Nov 18

Voting is Open for the FutureTown Design Competition 2018! Scotland's Towns Partnership is excited to reveal the shortlisted entries for this year's FutureTown Design Competition. ...

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Fife tourism stars through to national Scottish Thistle Awards final

Date of article: Mon 19 Nov 18

The best tourism businesses in Tayside and Fife have been given gold at the regional Scottish Thistle Awards. The ceremony in Prestonfield House Hotel Edinburgh highlighted the wo ...

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Former Students Play Starring Role at First Ever Two Rivers Film Festival

Date of article: Fri 16 Nov 18

A brand new film festival, celebrating the work of film makers from Fife and across Scotland, took place at Kirkcaldy’s Adam Smith Theatre yesterday (14 November).   Organised ...

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Casting the Net Project “Ring Net Bus” visiting the Scottish Fisheries Museum

Date of article: Wed 14 Nov 18

The Ring Net bus is a fishing boat on wheels. It was designed by Tarbert Primary School pupils to spark memories of ring net fishing for the herring. It is a product of “Casting ...

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Keep your business cyber secure

Date of article: Wed 14 Nov 18

Cyber Essentials certification Cyber Essentials certification is being increasingly recognised as a cost effective way for organisations to protect themselves against cyber attack ...

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Year of Coasts and Waters 2020 Funding

Date of article: Wed 14 Nov 18

2020 has been designated Scotland’s Year of Coasts and Waters, a year that will spotlight, celebrate and promote opportunities to experience and enjoy Scotland’s unrivalled Coa ...

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The reel Outlaw King challenge

Date of article: Fri 9 Nov 18

Two of Scotland’s top bloggers will battle it out to visit as many film and real-life locations associated with Robert the Bruce in under 36 hours, as VisitScotland celebrates th ...

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‘Journey Home’ – a new exhibition by local artist, Janice Headrick

Date of article: Wed 7 Nov 18

An exhibition celebrating the personal ‘Journey Home’ of Clackmannanshire painter, Janice Headrick, opens at the Greengate Gallery in Culross this week. This exhibition illust ...

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The Menu Food & Drink Awards 2019

Date of article: Tue 6 Nov 18

We’re back…. and this year we are celebrating our second year. The Courier’s the menu food & drink awards will celebrate and recognise the best producers and purveyors of ...

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Balbirnie House Hotel named world's top wedding venue

Date of article: Mon 5 Nov 18

IN what is being seen as a major accolade for the Scottish hospitality and tourism industry, the Balbirnie House Hotel in Fife has been named as the world’s best wedding retreat. ...

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Great Night for Fife at the Scottish Golf Tourism Awards

Date of article: Mon 5 Nov 18

Fairmont St Andrews, host venue for Scottish Golf Tourism Week 2018, was crowned best hotel over 50 rooms whilst Kingsbarns Links was declared golfers’ favourite course at the S ...

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Brexit planning for Scottish companies

Date of article: Fri 2 Nov 18

Cabinet Secretary for Government Business and Constitutional Relations, Mike Russell will launch the next phase of the ‘Prepare for Brexit’ campaign, extending our support to a ...

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Tourism St Andrews Launches November Digital Kilt Campaign to Celebrate St Andrews Day

Date of article: Fri 2 Nov 18

Tourism St Andrews (the St Andrews Local Tourism Association) has this week launched a social media campaign to celebrate the St Andrews Day celebrations during November. After a ...

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Get Yer Kilt On for St Andrew’s Day this year!

Date of article: Wed 31 Oct 18

To celebrate St Andrew’s Day this year, The Fife Tourism Partnership are raising awareness of Scotland’s National Day by appealing to members of the public, businesses and comm ...

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Scotland on Screen: Outlaw King

Date of article: Wed 31 Oct 18

Biggest film made on Scottish turf “a love letter to Scotland” Epic locations and sweeping vistas provide travel inspiration Friday, 9 November sees the global Netflix releas ...

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Gaelic Tourism Strategy unveiled

Date of article: Mon 29 Oct 18

A new tourism strategy aimed at increasing promotion and access to Gaelic as part of the Scottish visitor experience has been launched . A new tourism strategy aimed at increasing ...

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GORDON RAMSAY, GINO D’ACAMPO AND FRED SIRIEIX ROAD TRIP COMES TO ARDROSS FARM SHOP

Date of article: Thu 25 Oct 18

Aired on ITV at 9pm Thursday 25th October Gordon Ramsay, Gino D’Acampo and Fred Sirieix visited Ardross Farm Shop on their mission to find the best quality food Scotland had to ...

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Third Scottish Golf Tourism Week ready to tee off at Fairmont St Andrews

Date of article: Wed 24 Oct 18

The third Scottish Golf Tourism Week tees off in St Andrews next week aiming to deliver millions of pounds worth of extra tourism business to Scotland. The weeklong event is ret ...

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Delta doubles flights to Edinburgh with new Boston service for summer 2019

Date of article: Mon 22 Oct 18

Delta Air Lines will double its flights from Edinburgh next summer by adding a new service to Boston’s Logan International Airport, effective May 24, 2019. Complementing the airl ...

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Fife Business Awards 2019

Date of article: Mon 22 Oct 18

The Fife Business Awards, is the premier event for the Fife business community, and it’s back for 2019, to recognise excellence, and to celebrate the most successful and forward- ...

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Crowdfunding Appeal Launched as Part of Historic Reaper Restoration

Date of article: Mon 22 Oct 18

For generations of locals and visitors to Anstruther, The Reaper has been a familiar sight. It is this affinity for the 1903 Fifie Lugsail Herring Drifter, which the Scottish Fish ...

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‘Watch where you are…’ The Enduring Town Art of Glenrothes

Date of article: Wed 17 Oct 18

A Celebration in Photography and Film of David Harding’s Creation of Place… and Belief in the Incomplete   Kingdom Shopping Centre, Glenrothes   Sat 20 – Sun 28 October ...

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ASSC Annual Conference and Exhibition

Date of article: Wed 17 Oct 18

The ASSC Annual Conference and Exhibition is the only major event aimed directly at the people and businesses providing short-term let and holiday rental accommodation in Scotland. ...

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Fife’s Atomic Attraction is a Total Blast

Date of article: Fri 12 Oct 18

Secret Bunker Celebrates 25 Years of Visitors Deep down below the picturesque and peaceful rolling hills of Fife lies a historic tourist attraction unlike any other. Scotland’ ...

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Plaque marks Burntisland as Fife's favourite conservation area

Date of article: Wed 10 Oct 18

Provost Jim Leishman today (Wednesday 10 October) unveiled a new plaque marking Burntisland as Fife’s favourite conservation area. Almost 2,000 people took part in the vote, whi ...

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Brexit checklist

Date of article: Wed 10 Oct 18

How can you prepare your business for the UK's departure from the EU? Read this 15-point checklist from Scottish Enterprise. 1. UK tariff codes Identify the UK tariff codes for a ...

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