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Fife Coast and Countryside Trust welcomes new chief executive

Date of article: Mon 8 Aug 16

Fife Coast and Countryside Trust (FCCT) is delighted to welcome Chris Broome as its new chief executive.With a background in recreational land use and nature conservation, Chris br ...

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Police message: IT scam to be aware of...

Date of article: Mon 8 Aug 16

Police Message via VisitScotlandPolice Scotland on the Isle of Lewis is investigating a complaint from the owners of a hotel in the area who have discovered malicious hidden softwa ...

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East Neuk shows off its architecture to celebrate Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design

Date of article: Wed 3 Aug 16

From castles to churches, battles to bunkers, Fife is profiling some of its most remarkable architecture to visitors to celebrate the Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design.Th ...

East Neuk architecture highlighted in year of Innovation, Architecture & Design
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Fife shows off its architecture to celebrate Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design

Date of article: Thu 28 Jul 16

From castles to churches, battles to bunkers, Fife is profiling some of its most remarkable architecture to visitors to celebrate the Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design.Th ...

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Stories, Stones and Bones

Date of article: Thu 28 Jul 16

Make the most of support available – from funding to toolkits - to be part of the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology 2017 when we will celebrate our country's unique histo ...

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Food Business Opportunities - Goody Bags

Date of article: Wed 27 Jul 16

Fife Tourism Partnership will be hosting an exclusive Feast of Fife foodie weekend aimed at food bloggers/writers 23-24th September.Throughout the weekend, we'll be looking to prom ...

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Can your business benefit from Pokémon GO?

Date of article: Wed 27 Jul 16

"Do you know your Drowzees from your Zubats? Chances are, no matter where you've been recently you won't have been able to avoid hearing about the latest mobile gaming craze sweepi ...

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Fife showcased to international travel writers

Date of article: Mon 25 Jul 16

International travel writers were on the right track when they arrived in Fife.Attracted by a 10-foot long working model of the Forth Bridge complete with trains on show in Fort L ...

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PPMA Promotion

Date of article: Mon 25 Jul 16

Processing & Packaging Machinery Association (PPMA) Total Show 201627-29 September 2016NEC BirminghamWhether you are looking for equipment to process food, pharmaceuticals or c ...

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West Sands’ Chariot Awaits

Date of article: Fri 22 Jul 16

VisitScotland took over one of the most well-known beaches in Scotland – West Sands in St Andrews - to stage a stunt of Olympic proportions last week.However, instead of witnes ...

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Scottish Tourism Alliance Survey: How is Brexit affecting your business?

Date of article: Thu 21 Jul 16

As the industry representative body, the Scottish Tourism Alliance is conducting a piece of research to collate evidence from industry on how Brexit is affecting your business.We'd ...

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Let Customers See Inside Your Business

Date of article: Thu 21 Jul 16

Google Street View but taken inside your business premisesMr Droogle is a Google-Certified 'Street View Trusted' Photographer – offering Google Street View virtual tours to allow ...

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AQUARIUM OVERRUN WITH AR POKEMON

Date of article: Wed 20 Jul 16

Deep Sea World, Scotland's national aquarium, has unexpectedly become home to a host of bizarre new Pokemon Go characters.Staff at the North Queensferry wildlife attraction notice ...

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#ScotlandHour Wednesday 27th July: Welcoming Visitors

Date of article: Wed 20 Jul 16

Tourism is a multi-billion £ contributor to the Scottish economy, but it will only remain so if visitors to Scotland feel well and truly welcomed. Join us on Wednesday, 27 July fr ...

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Kingsbarns Distillery & Visitor Centre Toast Quality Customer Service

Date of article: Fri 15 Jul 16

Kingsbarns Distillery & Visitor Centre becomes one of five WorldHost recognised distillieries in Scotland after putting through 50% or more of their customer facing staff in r ...

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Pittenweem kiosk sees home shellfish catch on

Date of article: Fri 15 Jul 16

A NEW initiative led by the Fishermen's Mutual Association (Pittenweem) Ltd (FMAP) to encourage locals and tourists to eat more of the seafood caught around the Fife coastline has ...

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VisitScotland Chief Executive hails “extraordinary” visitor growth

Date of article: Fri 15 Jul 16

VisitScotland Chief Executive, Malcolm Roughead responds to the release of 2016 Quarter 1 (January – March 2016) International Passenger Survey (IPS) tourism statistics by the UK ...

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Eden Mill agrees partnership with Scottish Rugby

Date of article: Wed 13 Jul 16

Scottish Rugby today toasted a new partnership with Fife's Eden Mill, Scotland's first single site distillery and brewery, which will see the drinks specialist become the governing ...

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Cluny Clays celebrates 25 years and 1 million visitors

Date of article: Mon 11 Jul 16

One of Fife's best known outdoor activity centres has welcomed over 1 million visitors since it opened 25 years ago. Cluny Clays in Kirkcaldy celebrated this significant mileston ...

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Accessible Tourism - Build your Access Statement

Date of article: Mon 11 Jul 16

Accessible Tourism or Inclusive Tourism, as it's also known as, is the term used to describe tourism that serves the needs of a full range of consumers. The Inclusive Tourism marke ...

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Beam me in, Scotty

Date of article: Thu 7 Jul 16

VisitScotland has put out a global call to Scots to ensure Scotland remains one of the top holiday choices after a rapid rise of destinations worldwide.Recent findings show in the ...

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Fife Historic Buildings Trust – Holiday Letting / Marketing Consultant Position

Date of article: Thu 7 Jul 16

Fife Historic Buildings Trust – Holiday Letting / Marketing consultantCan you help us manage our beautiful historic holiday lets and promote our work?Fife Historic Buildings Tru ...

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Learning to offer a WorldHost welcome

Date of article: Mon 11 Jul 16

Some of Fife's youngest tourism staff secure WorldHost certificationSome of Fife's youngest tourism staff have been learning the importance of a WorldHost welcome. Members of staff ...

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Could you get 'Coach Friendly Status' for your Visitor Attraction?

Date of article: Mon 4 Jul 16

Coach Friendly Status for Visitor Attractions.The scheme, which is completely free, has been designed to: 'recognise and reward visitor attractions that demonstrate a commitment ...

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Food for thought

Date of article: Fri 1 Jul 16

The growing reputation of Scotland's restaurants, cafes, bars and pubs resulted in a visitor spend of almost £1 billion on food and drink, the highest ever recorded, during the Ye ...

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An eventful season to come in Fife

Date of article: Fri 1 Jul 16

Tourism businesses throughout Fife are gearing up for a busy season ahead, with arts festivals and food & drink celebrations being just some of the events taking place which a ...

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VisitScotland Regional eUpdate - June 2016

Date of article: Fri 1 Jul 16

Promoting our food and drink truly is a recipe for success with two out of three visitors to Scotland stating that quality of food is an important factor when deciding where to go ...

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Market Development Programme Opportunities

Date of article: Tue 28 Jun 16

Fife Council's Market Development Programme offers a practical and effective way for Fife companies to easily take part in UK events and trade shows.Please see below a list of Oppo ...

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Fife Business Matters Summer Issue

Date of article: Tue 28 Jun 16

The Summer issue of fbm is now available to view online at: http://www.propertyebrochures.co.uk/fbm/issue35/issue35.html ...

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Lochgelly Town Centre Regeneration Awards

Date of article: Mon 27 Jun 16

AWARD WINNING LOCHGELLY'Lochgelly Town Centre Regeneration' has been awarded first place in two categories at the Planning and Placemaking Awards which took place last week in Lond ...

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Aberdour's Silver Sands beach awarded four stars by VisitScotland

Date of article: Mon 27 Jun 16

ABERDOUR'S award-winning Silver Sands beach has added another feather to its cap after receiving an impressive four-star Quality Assurance Award.The VisitScotland award is an upgr ...

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Industry collaboration key as UK moves towards leaving the EU

Date of article: Fri 24 Jun 16

The STA has remained neutral on the issue of whether or not the UK remains a member of the European Union. As a member association, we acknowledge that the views of our members dif ...

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Fife Council’s Market Development Programme

Date of article: Thu 23 Jun 16

Fife Council's Market Development Programme offers a practical and effective way for Fife companies to easily take part in UK events and trade shows; whether exhibiting individuall ...

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Can Business Gateway Help You Develop Your Markets through Exhibitions

Date of article: Tue 28 Jan 14

Exhibitions can be a highly effective method of getting your product or service in front of thousands of potential customers in a matter of days, however the cost of attending can ...

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Follow up St Andrews LTA meeting 27June 1:00 PM St Andrews Library

Date of article: Thu 23 Jun 16

The St Andrews Bed and Breakfast Association invites you to attend our follow-on meeting from our 12 May Tourism meeting to discuss and evaluate whether to propose and form a new T ...

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Business Briefing - Open Championships 2015

Date of article: Thu 9 Oct 14

Planning is well underway for next year’s Open Championship in St Andrews and Fife businesses are being urged to plan ahead to take advantage of the rise in visitors to the Kingd ...

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Fife's golf tourism sector continues to attract interest at international exhibition

Date of article: Mon 16 Dec 13

Fife's international reputation as a golf destination will be a major attraction for buyers at the Visit Scotland Expo in Glasgow in April.Liam Barn, project manager of the Fife Go ...

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Vacancy at Fife Coast & Countryside Trust

Date of article: Fri 17 Jun 16

MARKETING OFFICERMarketing Officer : 30 HRS/WEEKSalary £24,046 - £30,560 pro rataFife Coast and Countryside Trust is Fifes leading environmental charity which delivers a range of ...

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Forth Bridges Festival

Date of article: Sat 8 Feb 14

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Would you like to be featured on our ideas bank?

Date of article: Fri 17 Jan 14

How would you like an opportunity to gain some free brand exposure and demonstrate your position as an expert in your field?Business Gateway has recently created an Ideas Bank on o ...

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