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Cruise Ship Season Hots Up at Rosyth

Date of article: Mon 3 Aug 15

With the arrival in Rosyth of cruise ship Albatros on Sunday (2nd August), local businesses in West Fife can expect to see a significant increase in foreign visitors during August. ...

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VisitScotland eUpdate for July

Date of article: Tue 4 Aug 15

PLease click on the link to view VisitScotland's eUpdate for July. http://visitscotland.briefyourmarket.com/Articles/Fife/ ...

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St Andrews Aquarium Seal Pup Celebrates 1st Birthday

Date of article: Fri 7 Aug 15

The latest addition to St Andrews Aquarium's harbour seal family, Luna, celebrated his first birthday yesterday taking full advantage of an icy "fish" cake. The cake was made espec ...

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More than just the ‘stars’ on your door…

Date of article: Tue 4 Aug 15

In this ever increasing digital age, we can provide our views on everything from film to travel with the rise of electronic word of mouth and a flourishing online community like ne ...

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Fife Pilgrim Way Project Newsletter

Date of article: Fri 7 Aug 15

Please find attached the July edition of the Fife Pilgrim Way Project Newsletter. If you would like to subscribe to the newsletter, please email [email protected] ...

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Fife Takes the Starring Role

Date of article: Tue 4 Aug 15

Film tourism is a growing global trend, and with film and TV being one of the main reasons that 40% of people visit the UK, Scotland is capitalising on this opportunity. To top it ...

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Rare Collection Likely to be Original Prints of Famous Nagasaki Images

Date of article: Mon 17 Aug 15

Experts have claimed that a collection of rare black and white photographs unveiled at Scotland's Secret Bunker last week to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Hiroshima bombi ...

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Agritourism Learning Journey to Tuscany and Umbria

Date of article: Tue 4 Aug 15

Following a successful learning journey to Tuscany and Umbria in September 2014 with a group of UK business owners and managers, Caroline Millar is once again leading a Learning Jo ...

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Deep Sea World Marks World Heritage Status Of The Forth Bridge

Date of article: Fri 21 Aug 15

Deep Sea World, Scotland's national aquarium, is set to unveil a fascinating new exhibition celebrating the rich history of the Forth Bridge.'Blood, Sweat and Vision – the legacy ...

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Kingsbarns distillery bottles new make spirit

Date of article: Mon 24 Aug 15

'From Dream to Dram'Kingsbarns Distillery is delighted to announce that bottles of its new make spirit are now for sale at the Visitor Centre.The Visitor Centre was opened on St An ...

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The Alcohol Wholesaler Registration Scheme (AWRS)

Date of article: Fri 21 Aug 15

The Alcohol Wholesaler Registration Scheme (AWRS) is being introduced on 1 October 2015 by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) to tackle alcohol fraud. If you're an alcohol wholesaler or ...

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Outlander Group Newsletter

Date of article: Fri 21 Aug 15

At a Dunfermline & West Fife Local Tourist Association (LTA) meeting last year, a proposal had been accepted to establish an Outlander Project group.The project is about develo ...

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Digital Tourism events in St Andrews

Date of article: Mon 31 Aug 15

Following on from the various website and social media courses attended by dozens of local businesses over the last two years, St Andrews Partnership is offering businesses the opp ...

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Could your business benefit from cruise passengers?

Date of article: Mon 31 Aug 15

CruiseForth is looking for more local businesses who would be interested in targeting the thousands of passengers arriving on cruise ships to the Forth every year (70+ ships and 90 ...

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September #ScotFood Hour - Celebration!

Date of article: Tue 1 Sep 15

Scotland Food & Drink will be running #ScotFood hour throughout the Year of Food and Drink using their twitter handle @Eat_Scottish. Each month the #ScotFood chats will reflect ...

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Rock Ya Events Website Launch

Date of article: Thu 3 Sep 15

We are delighted to announce the relauch of our new website: www.rockyaevents.comAfter a while of waiting and impatience we are happy to present our new internet representation. W ...

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More iSign Posters are Now Available

Date of article: Thu 3 Sep 15

More posters are now available on our interactive touchscreens across Fife! The 12 iSigns (Tourism Information Kiosks) across Fife are placed in key high footfall locations meaning ...

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Government Broadband Connection Voucher Scheme

Date of article: Fri 4 Sep 15

40,000 UK businesses have their broadband boosted.Digital Economy Minister Ed Vaizey urges businesses to apply for £3000 broadband grants before it's too lateMore than 40,000 smal ...

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Announcing the Fife Tourism Conference

Date of article: Thu 3 Sep 15

It's all coming together, with the agenda for this year's Fife Tourism Conference shaping up around the theme of digital tourism and working together to promote Fife.Open to regist ...

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Scottish Tourism Alliance announces full line up for Autumn Conference

Date of article: Wed 9 Sep 15

The Scottish Tourism Alliance (STA) has announced full details of its final speaker list and sessions ahead of its annual Autumn Conference, which will take place at Edinburgh's EI ...

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Study looks at tourism potential of Fife’s harbours

Date of article: Thu 10 Sep 15

A study of Fife's harbours has been carried out to look at ways of marketing and developing the region's sailing facilities.The research – commissioned by Fife Council and carrie ...

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Disabled first for Knockhill

Date of article: Wed 9 Sep 15

KNOCKHILL has created history for disabled drivers by developing the UK's first accessible performance driving course.The racing circuit has teamed up with Baronmotorsports to pro ...

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North Queensferry App

Date of article: Wed 9 Sep 15

A new interactive, fun and informative guide to the village of North Queensferry in the form of a mobile App for Android users.The new App gives you a guide to what you can see and ...

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welcometofife.com

Date of article: Fri 11 Sep 15

We have redeveloped our consumer facing website Welcome to Fife and it is now live. We have broadened the website so it isn't just for visitors, we have integrated a business log ...

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Sail Scotland launches tourism toolkit

Date of article: Fri 11 Sep 15

The national sailing tourism marketing organisation, Sail Scotland, has launched a toolkit to help hospitality and tourism businesses to reap the benefits of marine tourism.Develop ...

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First steps on Pilgrim Way

Date of article: Mon 28 Sep 15

The recreation of Fife's Pilgrim Way, a walking route from Culross to St Andrews, came a step nearer reality this week with a major funding boost.The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) aw ...

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Marine Scotland’s First National Survey of Coastal & Marine Recreation

Date of article: Tue 4 Aug 15

Marine Scotland has launched its first national survey of tourism and recreation around the Scottish coast and seas.The survey will help ensure that marine and coastal recreation i ...

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New Food Map showcases best of Fife's Natural Larder

Date of article: Fri 25 Sep 15

The third edition of the highly popular Fife Larder Food Map, which is packed with information for locals and visitors, has just been published.The map, described as The Guide to F ...

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Fife tourism aims for WorldHost standards

Date of article: Wed 23 Sep 15

A new campaign to make Fife a WorldHost tourism destination took off on the west sands of St Andrews with the Provost and Cllr Lesley Laird lending their support.Jamie and Guy Mack ...

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Fife Autumn Highlights…perfect time to explore the Kingdom

Date of article: Wed 7 Oct 15

Autumn is a beautiful season and the perfect time to explore and enjoy the Kingdom. It's also still a great time to get wrapped up and enjoy the outdoors. Voted Scotland's number o ...

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MSP Fergus Ewing, Minister for Business, Energy and Tourism visits Homelands Accessible holiday Lodges

Date of article: Thu 1 Oct 15

Homelands Trust Fife, a Lundin Links based charity, recently welcomed Mr Fergus Ewing, Minister for Business, Energy and Tourism. The Minister visited Homelands to launch their new ...

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Outlander Fam Trip Opportunity

Date of article: Thu 1 Oct 15

Outlander Familiarisation EventTUESDAY 24TH NOVEMBER 9.15am until 1pmThe TV adaptation of Diana Gabaldon's first in a series of eight Outlander novels has resulted in a significant ...

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Fife Business Awards now open for entry

Date of article: Wed 7 Oct 15

The hugely popular Fife Business Awards are now open for entries and promise to be bigger and better than ever before.The awards, which are now held annually, are open to businesse ...

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Harbour survey fishing for answers to boost tourism in Fife

Date of article: Tue 6 Oct 15

Fife's economy could be buoyed by plans to make the region's harbours more attractive.A survey has been launched for users of Fife's ports to suggest ways to boost the visitor appe ...

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In with the new for the Vine Conference Centre

Date of article: Thu 8 Oct 15

Wednesday 7th October saw the launch of a brand new website, new logo and a new conference room at the Vine Conference Centre in Dunfermline.Over 45 local business owners attended ...

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Official Disabled Access Day 2016 Launch

Date of article: Thu 8 Oct 15

It's official, yesterday in a wet & windy Edinburgh Disabled Access Day 2016 launched. We really couldn't be more excited as more than 50 venues across the UK have already sign ...

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East Neuk Local Tourism Association - Social Media Evening

Date of article: Wed 14 Oct 15

Thursday, October 29"Social Media: Help or Hindrance" talk being given by Susan McNaughton on behalf of the East Neuk Local Tourism Association.Susan will be talking about social m ...

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Fife Support for Seafood Week also helps net visitors

Date of article: Wed 14 Oct 15

Award winning businesses in Fife are lending their support to Seafood Week, which runs from 9th to 16th October. Rufflets Country House Hotel, the AA Scottish Hotel of the Year 201 ...

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Seafood Tweet-up – Friday 16th October

Date of article: Tue 13 Oct 15

#LoveFifeSeafood• Does your business work with Scottish Seafood?• Are you a restaurant or venue that creates great seafood dishes?• Or maybe you're a Fife Chef who has some s ...

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Fife Business Week 2015

Date of article: Wed 21 Oct 15

Fife Business Week : 9th - 13th of November 2015The Fife Economy Partnership is delighted to host Fife Business Week to promote business opportunities for companies of all sizes an ...

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