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Countdown begins for British Open to come to Fife

Date of article: Wed 9 Jul 14

Fife golf will be at The Open in Hoylake next week to start the countdown until the competition heads north to St Andrews next year.Representatives of the Fife Golf Partnership and ...

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Scotland's new food and drink show - get involved

Date of article: Thu 31 Jul 14

Welcome to "Eat, Drink, Discover Scotland" – the ultimate celebration of food and drink in Scotland. From Friday 12th to Sunday 14th September, Eat, Drink, Discover will host ove ...

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Is your business eligible for a broadband grant? Check now

Date of article: Thu 31 Jul 14

For a limited time, the City of Edinburgh Council is awarding vouchers to small and medium sized businesses, charities, social enterprises and other not-for-profit enterprises.If y ...

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Invitation to VisitScotland's Seminar on Chinese Tourism in Scotland

Date of article: Mon 4 Aug 14

VisitScotland has partnered with VisitBritain, China Holidays and Apex Hotels to present an educational seminar on Chinese tourism in Scotland. The seminar will be held at Apex Cit ...

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Wright and Malherbe Tee Off at Hill of Tarvit Mansion

Date of article: Fri 8 Aug 14

One of Scotland's finest Edwardian houses, Hill of Tarvit Mansion near St Andrews, has welcomed two new faces to its management team.A National Trust for Scotland exclusive heritag ...

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A taste of Fife boosts visitor numbers

Date of article: Tue 12 Aug 14

Fife's foodie visitor attractions are in no doubt that the recent VisitBritain survey about Scottish food attracting tourists is correct.The VisitBritain survey found that visitors ...

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Fife firmly on the map for visitors to Open 2015

Date of article: Tue 12 Aug 14

It's official, busy times are ahead for Fife tourism businesses when the British Open comes to St Andrews next July. Representatives of the Fife Golf Partnership and Fife Council ...

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Fife Tourist attractions reach audience of 20 million

Date of article: Tue 12 Aug 14

The recent trial of six digital information kiosks positioned around Fife has helped local tourist attractions reach an audience of up to 20 million people. The huge audience of po ...

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Kingsbarns to host first major championship!

Date of article: Fri 22 Aug 14

Kingsbarns Golf Links will host its first Major Championship as it was announced today as the venue for the Ricoh Women's British Open in 2017.Host to the Alfred Dunhill Links Cham ...

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The Vine Conference Centre

Date of article: Fri 22 Aug 14

The Vine Conference centre played host the to Invite Business Networking meeting on Thursday. (21st August) In attendance was special guest speaker - Eric Byiers, the CEO for Fife ...

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Blockbuster US TV show to benefit local Tourism

Date of article: Mon 25 Aug 14

Following the success of the Cruise Project which over the last three years has over 3000 visitors attracted up to Dunfermline from cruise ships calling at Rosyth, the local touris ...

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Dunfermline business entrepreneurs competition!

Date of article: Mon 25 Aug 14

What is venture Street?A development from the successful Carnegie UK Trust TestTown project, Venture Street is a competition to find and support the business entrepreneurs of tomor ...

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Social media strategy - get involved

Date of article: Tue 2 Sep 14

Social media is a "must" for any business or organisation these days. It gets your message out there quickly - whether that be news, events or promotions - and the technology enabl ...

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Scottish food and drink fortnight 2014

Date of article: Tue 2 Sep 14

Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight 2014 will take place between the 6th and the 21st of September this year: that's 16 days of the very best of Scottish produce, with something fo ...

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ADS iSign

Date of article: Tue 2 Sep 14

According to data by Tony Haile of Chartbeat, "I've only got 15 seconds to capture your attention ... so I guess I better make it quick". His data shows that instead of tracking vi ...

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Forth Bridge Festival

Date of article: Thu 4 Sep 14

The Forth Bridges Festival is a Scotland Homecoming 2014 Signature Event which will attract over 100,000 local, national and international visitors over a 10 day period. This new f ...

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Learn more about doing business with Fife Council and other Public Sector Agencies

Date of article: Thu 4 Sep 14

Businesses are invited to find out how they could benefit from the support of Fife Council's Corporate Procurement Team.Fife Economy Partnership is hosting a Meet the Buyer event a ...

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Help create a good food nation - we need your voice

Date of article: Wed 10 Sep 14

Food is everyone's business!How we produce, distribute and eat food affects our health, communities, environment and economy. It's a complex puzzle. The Government is proposing t ...

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Join us at VisitScotland expo on the Fife stand - 22-23rd April 2015

Date of article: Wed 3 Sep 14

VisitScotland expo is Scotland's premier business to business travel trade event offering the perfect opportunity for companies to showcase their products and services to UK and in ...

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Fife visit infographics

Date of article: Fri 12 Sep 14

There are so many great reasons to visit the Kingdom of Fife and we've captured them all in a fantastic new info graphic.As they say a picture is worth a 1000 words! The new info g ...

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Late availability is successfully filling beds!!

Date of article: Fri 12 Sep 14

The ADS iSign network recorded a massive 5697 enquiries for late availability on the iSign Network in the last 6 months with reports of people queuing at the machines to find accom ...

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Accessible Tourism a growing market

Date of article: Mon 22 Sep 14

Accessible Tourism' Project Comes to Fife.Accessible Tourism (AT) is a growing market in the tourism industry. Businesses are beginning to recognise the spending power of disabled ...

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Fife Business Week

Date of article: Wed 24 Sep 14

Fife Business Week : 10th - 14th of November 2014 Launching the fifth Fife Business Week is certainly a milestone worthy of celebration. The Fife Economy Partnership set out the f ...

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Interested in further promoting your business?

Date of article: Fri 10 Oct 14

If the answer to the above is “Yes” then we at Fife Tourism Partnership would like to hear from you!We’ve some great new PR and Social Media plans in place to cover the remai ...

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Fife tourism tweet up on things that go bump in the night

Date of article: Mon 20 Oct 14

While scaring the wits out of visitors may seem a strange way to welcome them, Fife tourism businesses are being encouraged to make the most of the region’s history and heritage ...

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Open Championship in 2015 – promote your business

Date of article: Thu 16 Oct 14

The Open Championship returns to St Andrews from 12 to 19 July next year, the 29th time that the tournament has been staged at the Old Course. Not only will it bring the biggest go ...

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Fife Business Voice

Date of article: Wed 12 Nov 14

Gathering opinions, experiences and suggestions from people involved in doing business in Fife is an important part of the process when Fife Council develops its services for busin ...

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Seafood in Fife...on your plate & your bottom line

Date of article: Wed 12 Nov 14

VisitScotland, Food from Fife and the East of Scotland Seafood Project are cooking up a fantastic event for tourism businesses across Fife, to whet your appetite ahead of the Year ...

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Scotland's first chilli tourist destination...in Fife

Date of article: Wed 12 Nov 14

Regardless of the bitter British Winter weather, over in Fife it's red hot! The UK's most northerly chilli farm is about to launch Scotland's first every chilli tourist destination ...

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Wild Scotland Annual Conference ‘The Nature of Change’

Date of article: Wed 19 Nov 14

This year's Wild Scotland Annual Industry Conference takes place on Wednesday 26th November at Perth Concert Hall at 10:15am. Last year's Conference attracted over 130 delegates an ...

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Job Opportunity - Respitality Developer

Date of article: Fri 21 Nov 14

The overall purpose of the Respitality Developer post is to support the successful establishment of Respitality in four local authority areas across Scotland over 12 months. The Re ...

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Fife Business awards 2015 - submit your application now

Date of article: Fri 28 Nov 14

Delivered on behalf of the Fife Economy Partnership and held every two years the Awards provide an opportunity for local businesses to demonstrate excellence and gain widespread re ...

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Promoting your location & accommodation to film producers

Date of article: Fri 28 Nov 14

Want to find out more about how you can provide your accomodation to film and TV producers?The TayScreen and FifeScreen office was established in 2002 and promotes Fife and Tayside ...

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New 10 year strategy launched to continue tourism growth

Date of article: Tue 2 Dec 14

A new 10 year strategy to boost tourism in Fife has been launched by Cllr Lesley Laird, Depute Leader and Executive Spokesperson for Economy and Planning, and Alistair Bruce, the n ...

A new 10 year strategy to boost tourism in Fife has been launched by Cllr Lesley Laird, Depute Leader and Executive Spokesperson for Economy and Planning, and Alistair Bruce, the new chair of the Fife Tourism Partnership. The strategy aims to increase visitor expenditure to £416m per annum by 2024 – an increase of over 20%. There is also a target to create 900 new jobs over the same period.
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St Andrews Aquarium Welcome New Sharks & Rays

Date of article: Tue 9 Dec 14

St Andrews Aquarium have welcomed an array of Sharks and Rays to take up residence in the brand new Great British Shark and Ray Tank. The new arrivals come after the Fife Aquarium ...

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Promoting your tourism business as part of #FifeGolf into 2015

Date of article: Tue 9 Dec 14

We recently had an excellent meeting with representatives from a number of organisations discussing online and social media promotional plans to take us to the middle of next year. ...

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Fife Chamber of Commerce

Date of article: Thu 18 Dec 14

The deadline is nearing for businesses to submit applications to the Fife Business Awards 2015. The closing date for receipt of completed applications has been extended to 5pm on F ...

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Top Tripadvisor Award for Crail Golfing Society

Date of article: Thu 18 Dec 14

The Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2014 has been awarded to Crail Golfing Society for the number of complimentary reviews posted on its site by satisfied golfing visitor ...

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2015 VAT Changes

Date of article: Thu 18 Dec 14

Uk Briefing - VAT and Digital Supplies to ConsumersBackground:From 1st January 2015, for all 'digital' supplies to EU consumers, VAT will be due in the country of consumption rathe ...

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The Scotland Food and Drink Excellence awards

Date of article: Wed 14 Jan 15

As the Year of Food and Drink begins across the country the annual Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards –knows as the industry's 'Oscars' - have been declared open for ent ...

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