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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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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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