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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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St Andrews are looking for a BID Project Coordinator

Date of article: Mon 17 Mar 14

St Andrews Business Improvement District (BID) Steering Group has been awarded funding by the Scottish Government & Fife Council to develop a Business Improvement District (BI ...

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Scotland's Self-Caterers are Committed to Quality

Date of article: Tue 1 Apr 14

The Association of Scotland’s Self-Caterers (ASSC) has launched its own quality initiative, extending membership to businesses without a VisitScotland quality award (VSQA).The AS ...

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Meet & greet fellow Fife Tourism Partnership members at Falkland Palace

Date of article: Fri 28 Mar 14

Fife Tourism Partnership members are invited to a short FAM trip at Falkland Palace, to find out more about the visitor attractions in the Cupar and North Fife area. This is a gre ...

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Fife Tourism Partnership rolls out its digital information kiosks across Fife - get your business listed

Date of article: Tue 18 Mar 14

Fife Tourism Partnership and ADS i-signs are working in collaboration to provide Fife with state of the art digital information kiosks that will show off all that Fife has to offer ...

Fife launches digital kiosk campaign
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Bruce The Bruce descendants support inaugural 'Bruce Day'

Date of article: Mon 7 Apr 14

Three Generations of Bruce descendants supported the inaugural 'Bruce Day' in Dunfermline.Lord Elgin, his son Charles, Lord Bruce and his son Benedict were all present at the inaug ...

Bruce day events at Dunfermline abbey
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Go Rural and the creation of a thriving agritourism sector

Date of article: Mon 7 Apr 14

Go Rural is the organisation leading an initiative to help grow agritourism in Scotland with the overall objective of improving the profitability, productivity and sustainability o ...

Gorural aims to increase business opportunities in Fife, for agri-tourism
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Fife picks up the best destination award for the second year running

Date of article: Wed 9 Apr 14

Fife adds to its collection of tourism awards by winning 'Best Destination' at this years' VisitScotland EXPO in Glasgow.VisitScotland EXPO is the only Scottish exhibition that sho ...

Fife wins best destination award, at VisitScotland EXPO
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TripAdvisor publish global survey results on budgets, consumer perceptions vs reality & other travel trends

Date of article: Fri 25 Apr 14

The impact of TripAdvisor is continuing to grow for businesses and travellers alike, and they've highlighted a range of changing trends in their results from their global accommoda ...

trip advisor has published it's global survey results
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VisitScotland eUpdate - April 2014

Date of article: Wed 30 Apr 14

Visitors will have experienced many brilliant moments over the Easter holidays including the launch of the John Muir Festival and the magnificent Kelpies in Falkirk with glorious w ...

Keep up to date with Fife tourism news from VisitScotland
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Golf Open Championship 2015

Date of article: Mon 30 Jun 14

The Fife Tourism Partnership are away down to Hoylake next month for the Open, and no doubt we will recieve lots of enquiries about accommodation in Fife for the 2015 Open held in ...

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Connecting rural enterprises, free support available for SMEs from Scottish Enterprise

Date of article: Fri 25 Apr 14

CREATE (Connecting Rural Enterprise for A Transnational Economy) is an innovative project joining a group of like-minded organisations spanning public sector authorities, priva ...

Free support available from Scottish Enterprise for rural businesses to improve their broadband
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How to get more out of the Meetings market

Date of article: Mon 7 Apr 14

Fife Tourism Partnership, with the expertise of VisitScotland's Business Tourism team is hosting a ½ day workshop at Keavil House Hotel on Friday 9th May to help businesses get mo ...

Business Tourism Workshop at Keavil House Hotel with VisitScotland's Business Tourism Unit
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Advanced Display Solutions (ADS)

Date of article: Mon 28 Apr 14

ADS are delighted to be attending the forthcoming Tourism Showcase being held in St Andrews on the 20th May at the Byre Theatre. Working with Fife Tourism Partnership,we are rollin ...

Fife Tourism Partnership roll out Digital kiosk throughout Fife.
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Vine Conference centre

Date of article: Fri 9 May 14

The Vine Conference Centre in Dunfermline has been growing from strength to strength in the past six years and has become a firm favourite for many public and private sector events ...

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Balbirnie House wins Scottish wedding hotel of the year!

Date of article: Wed 7 May 14

Balbirnie House lifts Scotland's top annual wedding award, for the 8th time in 10 years!!!'Authenticity and originality with accumulated history has now resulted in a truly distinc ...

A news article about Balbirnie House winning a national award for the 8th time in 10 years.
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Fife to host Cycling festival this summer!

Date of article: Wed 14 May 14

An eight day cycling festival will be held across Fife this summer that promises to offer something for all cyclists, no matter what their ability.Fife Cycling Festival will run fr ...

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Top marks for St Andrews holiday park

Date of article: Tue 17 Jun 14

Craigtoun Meadows Caravan Park has picked up another top accolade and underlined its description as one of the top sites in the country.VisitScotland has again awarded the park fiv ...

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From Dream to Dram - Kingsbarn's distillery coming soon!

Date of article: Tue 17 Jun 14

'From Dream to Dram'NEW FIFE DISTILLERY AT KINGSBARNS IS "TOPPING OUT"The new single malt distillery under construction at Kingsbarns in Fife has passedanother milestone in its dev ...

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Do you need help to attend exhibitions?

Date of article: Tue 1 Jul 14

Exhibitions can be a very effective way to market your goods and services, raise your company's profile, and meet existing customers while targeting new ones.Fife Council's Mark ...

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Outdoor Fife Photography Competition – Take a Selfie at the Forth Bridge

Date of article: Thu 3 Jul 14

Taking her own "selfie" Cllr Lesley Laird has launched a photography competition for Outdoor Fife to celebrate the Forth Bridge and its bid to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site.C ...

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Back in the saddle

Date of article: Wed 9 Jul 14

"Surge in cycling tourism great opportunity for business", says Fife Tourism PartnershipHighlighting local cycling routes, special attractions and facilities for cyclists is a lucr ...

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Looking after the digital tourist

Date of article: Wed 9 Jul 14

Fife Tourism Partnership reports success with new digital kiosksDigital information kiosks positioned around Fife are proving popular with visitors. A pilot project using six digit ...

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#ScotlandHour

Date of article: Thu 24 Jul 14

Join us to celebrate our Scottish Twitter travel chat #scotlandhour on Wednesday 30th July, 9-10pmSince the spotlight is shining on Scotland and we are welcoming visitors from all ...

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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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