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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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LocalMotion Land Train: St Andrews, Advertising Opportunity

Date of article: Wed 5 Jul 17

We are delighted to announce our continued partnership with BID St Andrews and our presence in the town throughout the summer season 2017. The LocalMotion Land Train will be operat ...

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Ask Andrew Ambassadors giving our visitors a World Class experience

Date of article: Wed 5 Jul 17

Ask Andrew Ambassadors were out in force at the Bruce Embankment this weekend welcoming our Tour Bus passengers to St Andrews. Tourism St Andrews have recruited town volunteers to ...

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The home of golf draws in the visitors

Date of article: Wed 5 Jul 17

St Andrews' golf courses are among the main tourism drivers in the Kingdom, according to a new visitor survey. Carried out in the summers of 2015 and 2016, the poll by VisitScotla ...

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15 Fife Beaches Hailed For High Standards

Date of article: Wed 5 Jul 17

Environmental charity, Keep Scotland Beautiful, has announced that 15 beaches from across Fife have been recognised for their high standards – from keeping sand litter free to pr ...

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Fife at Your Fingertips – New App Launches

Date of article: Wed 5 Jul 17

Welcome to Fife has launched a new App this week to showcase its extensive variety of trails around Fife, making the kingdom of adventure even easier to explore. Developed to enti ...

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VisitScotland CEO hails latest visitor numbers

Date of article: Wed 5 Jul 17

VisitScotland Chief Executive, Malcolm Roughead, responds to the release of the quarterly (Q4 2016) International Passenger Survey (IPS) tourism statistics by the UK Office of Nati ...

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Our door is open – New Fife cultural facility welcomes first visitor

Date of article: Wed 5 Jul 17

Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries are go! At 10am this morning (Thursday 18th May 2017), the first member of the public stepped inside Fife's impressive new cultural hu ...

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Artisan café Heaven Scent to open in Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries

Date of article: Wed 5 Jul 17

Popular Milnathort-based coffee shop, Heaven Scent, is announcing that it will open a new outlet at Dunfermline's prestigious Carnegie Library and Galleries. Due to open on 18 May ...

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East Neuk Festival Wins its Second RPS Music Award for Audiences and Engagement

Date of article: Wed 5 Jul 17

The highly prestigious RPS (Royal Philharmonic Society) Music Award for Audiences and Engagement 2017 was presented last night to Memorial Ground, a new choral work by American, Gr ...

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Crail Food Festival 2017

Date of article: Wed 5 Jul 17

One of Scotland's major food festivals makes a return for its seventh year with a host of local flavours, tastings, children's activities, the opportunity to meet the makers and th ...

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Festival of Museums is Flourishing in Fife

Date of article: Wed 5 Jul 17

This year, Scotland's museums and galleries have their biggest calendar of events ever planned for the Festival of Museums weekend from Friday 19 - Sunday 21 May. Numerous museum ...

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Fife Holiday Parks Gain Top Training Status

Date of article: Wed 5 Jul 17

Scottish holiday parks group Abbeyford Leisure has had its commitment to customer service highlighted by a major tourism training organisation. The company has now gained WorldHos ...

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Defend Dunfermline World War II Festival Launched

Date of article: Wed 5 Jul 17

Get ready for Fife's newest festival, Defend Dunfermline World War II, which takes place on the 19th and 20th August across the town's high street and heritage quarter between 10am ...

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Locations galore! New map highlights whisky movie’s sites

Date of article: Wed 5 Jul 17

A map highlighting the locations used in the new film version of Whisky Galore! has been created by VisitScotland. The movie, which is based on the 1947 novel by Compton Mackenzie ...

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Customer service accolade for Action Zone in Leven

Date of article: Wed 5 Jul 17

Friendly staff and great service are regular comments about Action Zone soft play centre in Leven, and now it's official! Action Zone is the latest business in Fife to achieve Worl ...

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Forth Ferry officially sets sail for 2017

Date of article: Wed 5 Jul 17

Seafari Adventures and the Scottish Seabird Centre officially launch the Forth Ferry for the 2017 season. Following two successful years of sailing, passengers will be able to boar ...

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When Coal Was King

Date of article: Thu 4 May 17

A series of events will be taking place in and around the Kingsgate Shopping Centre between the 17th and 21st May entitled 'When Coal Was King', highlighting the importance that mi ...

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Business Bootcamp at Fife College

Date of article: Thu 4 May 17

Business BootcampMission: to inspire students to consider running their own business and to challenge existing business owners to think differently, bigger and adopt an entrepreneu ...

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Scottish self-catering sector worth £723 million pa, finds ASSC

Date of article: Tue 2 May 17

The Association of Scotland's Self Caterers (ASSC) has published a major study on the economic impact of the self-catering sector in Scotland.The research¹, conducted by Frontline ...

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