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Study to navigate sailing tourism opportunities in Fife

Date of article: Thu 8 Jan 15

A study has been commissioned by Fife Council to develop a strategy and action plan for coastal communities around the region's harbours. It is hoped that the findings will lead to ...

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Want to get ON in Business

Date of article: Mon 12 Jan 15

ON Business - Fife's own business networking club - offers a range of features and benefits unseen anywhere in Scotland, perhaps in the UK. Membership is growing steadily via word ...

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Homelands Trust gets involved in UK's first Disabled Access Day

Date of article: Wed 14 Jan 15

Homelands Trust Fife has announced that it will be joining tourist attractions and other venues by participating in Disabled Access Day on the 17th of January. Disabled Access Day ...

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Visitor Experience Research.

Date of article: Wed 28 Jan 15

Dal Riata, in partnership with Corporate Training, have been commissioned by the National Tourism Skills Group to investigate the Skills Gaps to accommodate the needs of the Future ...

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Easter 2015 events for listing through Families Fife

Date of article: Wed 28 Jan 15

Fife businesses who are running any events in March or April can have them listed for free through the online What's On guide via the Families Fife website which can be found here. ...

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Year of Food and Drink 2015 toolkit

Date of article: Fri 30 Jan 15

Year of Food and Drink Scotland 2015 is a Scottish Government initiative led in partnership by EventScotland, VisitScotland and Scotland Food & Drink.Year of Food and Drink Sco ...

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Florizel Network - easy free networking

Date of article: Fri 30 Jan 15

The main bits: Meets first Tuesday of the month8.30am start, approx 10am finishMeet at Grill 48, DunfermlineNo membership fees, no booking- just turn up and join inThere are lots ...

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Open Championship St Andrews 2015: promote your business

Date of article: Fri 30 Jan 15

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 Pilgrim Way

Date of article: Tue 3 Feb 15

Ambitious plans to create a spectacular walking route across the Kingdom – the Fife Pilgrim Way – have commenced. The route replicates the footsteps of pilgrims who, throughou ...

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Business Development Bank

Date of article: Mon 16 Feb 15

The Scottish Government has set out its plans to establish a Scottish Business Development bank. In the initial period. they propose to work with partners to research the nature of ...

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Fife Based Travel Blogger

Date of article: Mon 16 Feb 15

Nicola, a photographer and travel blogger based in Fife, is behind the exciting and motivational FunkyEllas Travel. Nicola travels all over Scotland in search of "Beautiful sunris ...

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Scotland’s Secret Bunker Inspires Young Adult Fiction Book Series

Date of article: Thu 26 Feb 15

Scotland's Secret Bunker, a cold-war nuclear command centre, has become the focus of a series of Young Adult fiction books. It was while on a visit to the fife-based Bunker in 2011 ...

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Dundee And Angus Tourism Conference 2015

Date of article: Thu 5 Mar 15

Below is the agenda for the Dundee and Angus Tourism Conference 2015. Themed around food and drink, the event is set to whet your appetite for the year ahead and provide motivatio ...

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VisitScotland Industry eUpdate

Date of article: Mon 2 Mar 15

Some interesting stories in our latest eUpdate, VisitScotland's industry enewsletter. Covering both national and regional stories, find out about industry events taking place acros ...

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CruiseForth Wins 'Warmest Welcome' Award

Date of article: Mon 9 Mar 15

The Scottish Thistle Awards are designed to discover and celebrate excellence and innovation by the Scottish tourism industry for our visitors and The CruiseForth Welcome Voluntee ...

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Visitor boost for Fife as Outlander TV series launches in UK this month

Date of article: Fri 13 Mar 15

Excitement is mounting as the huge and growing following for time travel romance ‘Outlander’ gets set to see the series this month (26th March) on Amazon Prime. The series is c ...

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Spiny Spider Crabs Make a Splash at St Andrews Aquarium

Date of article: Wed 25 Mar 15

St Andrews Aquarium has announced the arrival of some eight legged additions to its growing aquarium family by welcoming a group of spider crabs to the Fife visitor attraction.The ...

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Fife Food & Drink at VisitScotland Expo

Date of article: Fri 20 Mar 15

Fife will be present at VisitScotland's expo 2015 at AECC, Aberdeen on 22nd & 23rd April.Expo is Scotland's premier business to business travel trade event and offers the perfe ...

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Helping Local Business Thrive With Digital Tourism Information

Date of article: Tue 17 Mar 15

When visitors arrive at their destination, whether it be at their Hotel or an attraction or the train station, they actively look for ‘visitor information’; but how do they go ...

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Morton of Pitmilly Pick Up Tourism Award

Date of article: Thu 26 Mar 15

Congratulations to Morton of Pitmilly, who picked up the Tourism Award (sponsored by Forth Ports) at the Fife Business Awards 2015 ceremony in Glenrothes.The award ceremony took p ...

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St Andrews Aquarium Unveils 360 Degree Clownfish Viewing Tank

Date of article: Mon 30 Mar 15

A large group of clownfish have swam into St Andrews Aquarium to take up residence in the Fife visitor attraction's brand new, state of the art dome tank. The tank, custom made for ...

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Stacey from Chillilicious Scoops Best Young Business Person of the Year Award

Date of article: Tue 31 Mar 15

Congratulations to Stacey Galfskiy from Chillilicious Farm Shop for winning Best Young Business Person of the Year at the Radio Tay awards on Friday evening at the Malmaison in Du ...

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Fife Tourism Partnership ramps up interactive information

Date of article: Mon 30 Mar 15

The Fife Tourism Partnership is ramping up its interactive information in locations across Fife to help visitors make the most of their stay. By May the Partnership intend to have ...

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Chillilicious Easter Chocolate Giveaway

Date of article: Wed 1 Apr 15

Scotland's first ever chilli farm is giving away FREE chocolate dipped marshmallows and chillies in order to raise funds for St Andrews based charity, Worldwide Cancer Research.Whe ...

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VisitScotland eUpdate

Date of article: Wed 1 Apr 15

March VisitScotland eUpdate Some interesting stories in their latest eUpdate, VisitScotland's industry e-newsletter. Covering both national and regional stories, find out about ind ...

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Fife Ambassadors raise a glass to the Kingdom of Fife

Date of article: Fri 10 Apr 15

Fife Ambassadors Doug Clement of Kingsbarns Distillery, chef and food writer Christopher Trotter, auto racing driver Gordon Shedden of Knockhill Racing Circuit and Nicola Holland, ...

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East Neuk LTA 'Get to Know You' Night

Date of article: Fri 10 Apr 15

East Neuk Local Tourist Association are holding our annual 'Get to Know You' night on 16th April at Kellie Castle.The theme for the evening is Fife food and the evening will includ ...

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The Fife Pilgrim Way - Community Input Sought

Date of article: Tue 24 Feb 15

The Fife Pilgrim Way is an exciting new heritage project that seeks to engage the support of local people and visitors in developing a new long distance walking route through the h ...

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Opportunity for Outlander promotion in Germany

Date of article: Wed 15 Apr 15

Outlander will be launching in Germany at the end of May.In a continuation of VisitScotland's promotion of the Outlander series, they will be running an extensive campaign in Germa ...

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Promoting accessible tourism in Fife

Date of article: Wed 8 Apr 15

As the tourism season swings into action, a call has gone out to remind Fife tourism businesses not just to be accessible to disabled visitors, but to tell people they are. The rem ...

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Fife goes on show at international tourism event

Date of article: Thu 9 Apr 15

Fife tourism businesses head to Aberdeen this month to wow international travel companies at the Visit Scotland Expo. They are showcasing Fife's attractions, local food and drink a ...

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St Andrews Tourism Showcase 2015

Date of article: Thu 16 Apr 15

The second annual St Andrews Tourism Showcase will be held on Friday 29th May, in St Andrews Town Hall.The Showcase is a great chance to come along and find out about what's on off ...

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Aidan Ground from Federation of Small Businesses

Date of article: Mon 20 Apr 15

InVite Business Networking group at their April event had a guest speaker, Aidan Grounds from the Federation of Small Businesses, (FSB), to tell them about the markets and atmosphe ...

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Cupar town - What's On Event Listings for May

Date of article: Sat 18 Apr 15

The Cupar town 'What's On' event listing for May is currently being compiled. If you have event information you would like included - please get in touch. [email protected] ...

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ADS Interactive

Date of article: Tue 21 Apr 15

There are many articles, such as the ones above which provide a running commentary on the on-going closures of visitor information centres (VICs), banks and post offices and retail ...

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Tourism Intelligence - Business Survey

Date of article: Mon 27 Apr 15

Scottish Enterprise has recently commissioned a review of tourism intelligence provision across Scotland. The review is being conducted by SQW. The summary and dissemination of inf ...

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Positive signals for Fife Tourism

Date of article: Mon 27 Apr 15

Following a busy VisitScotland international EXPO in Aberdeen last week the signals are very positive for Fife tourism. That's according to the Fife Tourism Partnership, which host ...

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Special Year of Food and Drink Dinner - Fife College - Thursday 14th May

Date of article: Mon 27 Apr 15

Food from Fife 'Year of Food and Drink' Dinner  A successful collaboration between Food from Fife and Fife College is about to serve up another real treat for foodies. To help mar ...

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2015 Open Championship: Fife Businesses Promotional Offers. Deadline 1st May

Date of article: Fri 20 Feb 15

Deadline, 1st MayThe Fife Tourism Partnership are looking to collate a list of their registered Fife businesses who are interested in providing discounts or offers which we can in ...

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The St Andrews Night Market

Date of article: Thu 30 Apr 15

The Night Market is returning to Balgove Larder, St Andrews for a second season with themes for each of the markets.There are still spaces available so if your business would like ...

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