Register with Fife Tourism Partnership at fifetourismpartnership.org/profile/register 

News

Tell us your latest news; update tourism businesses on what's happening with you; share information and get the message out there to help increase business for all.

Non-domestic rates relief extended

Date of article: Wed 17 Feb 21

Retail, hospitality, leisure and aviation businesses will pay no rates during 2021-22 under proposals outlined yesterday. It is one of a series of measures proposed by Finance Sec ...

Read more

Parliamentary Statement - Tuesday 16 February 2021

Date of article: Tue 16 Feb 21

Key points from the parliamentary statement given by the First Minister on Tuesday 16 February 2021.   The core stay at home requirement will remain in place until at least th ...

Read more

StAnza marks the 30th anniversary of the end of the Soviet Union with a focus on languages from the former Eastern Bloc

Date of article: Tue 16 Feb 21

StAnza, Scotland's International Poetry Festival will mark the 30th anniversary of the end of the Soviet Union as a political unit with a focus on languages from countries of the f ...

Read more

Highly anticipated Jack Vettriano exhibition now to be held in 2022

Date of article: Tue 16 Feb 21

Uncertainty over when social distancing and travel restrictions will be lifted has forced OnFife to postpone the much-anticipated Jack Vettriano: The Early Years exhibition until 2 ...

Read more

STERG Scenario Programme

Date of article: Fri 12 Feb 21

The Scottish Tourism Emergency Response Group (STERG) wants to help you plan during these uncertain times and has created a scenario planning toolkit to do just that. The purpos ...

Read more

Industry funding

Date of article: Fri 12 Feb 21

At the end of last year, the Scottish Government announced that tourism and hospitality businesses across Scotland were to benefit from a £104.3 million Scottish Government packag ...

Read more

Support for Bed and Breakfasts Paying Council Tax Grant

Date of article: Fri 12 Feb 21

This fund will provide bed and breakfasts (B&Bs) that pay council tax, but not non-domestic rates, with financial support equivalent to the Strategic Framework Business Fund Le ...

Read more

Scotland Reconnect 2021 registration

Date of article: Thu 11 Feb 21

Several hundred Scottish tourism businesses will have the chance to connect and do business with tour operators and travel agents from around the globe. Scotland Reconnect 2021,  ...

Read more

Quarantine hotels

Date of article: Wed 10 Feb 21

Reducing the spread of COVID-19 All arrivals to Scotland from outside the Common Travel Area must book and pay for managed isolation in quarantine hotels to help protect against t ...

Read more

All international travellers required to enter hotel quarantine from Monday

Date of article: Tue 9 Feb 21

Scottish Transport Secretary, Michael Mathieson announced to the Scottish Parliament this afternoon that all international arrivals in Scotland will be required to enter hotel quar ...

Read more

Bounce back loan borrowers can delay repayments by extra six months

Date of article: Tue 9 Feb 21

Businesses that took out government-backed Bounce Back Loans will now have greater flexibility to repay their loans. The UK government a ...

Read more

Scottish Enterprise launches Fair Work Employer Support Tool

Date of article: Tue 9 Feb 21

Scottish Enterprise, on behalf of the Scottish Government, has launched a Fair Work Employer Support tool providing practical support and advice to help companies navigate throug ...

Read more

Fife Council’s Trade Development Programme - Food & Drink

Date of article: Fri 5 Feb 21

Fife Council have funding available for Food and drink businesses in Fife to take part in Scotland’s Speciality Food Show – an exciting new online event which starts this week ...

Read more

Tay Cities Food & Drink Expo 2021

Date of article: Fri 5 Feb 21

We are delighted to announce this year's Tay Cities Food & Drink Expo is taking place on the 15th & 16th March.This B2B event is a fantastic opportunity to introduce farmer ...

Read more

Celebrate a virtual Valentine’s thanks to these Scottish businesses

Date of article: Fri 5 Feb 21

While a romantic getaway in Scotland might not be possible this Valentine’s Day, that doesn’t mean couples can’t still fall in love with the country’s stunning scenery or ...

Read more

Free membership to Food from Fife

Date of article: Fri 5 Feb 21

In a bid to support food, drink and hospitality businesses during the Coronavirus pandemic, regional food group Food from Fife is offering free membership to any food or drink rela ...

Read more

STERG webinar survey results

Date of article: Fri 5 Feb 21

On Wednesday 27 January, VisitScotland welcomed 250 Scottish tourism businesses online to join them for a webinar sharing the results from the recent Scottish Tourism Emergency Res ...

Read more

Seafood sector support

Date of article: Wed 3 Feb 21

A new £7.75 million funding package will offer support to fishermen, seafood businesses and ports and harbours threatened by the ongoing effects of coronavirus (COVID-19) and EU E ...

Read more

First Minister announces "managed quarantine" for anyone arriving in Scotland

Date of article: Wed 3 Feb 21

Scotland's First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon announced details of the Scottish Government's plans to extend quarantine beyond the proposed four nation ...

Read more

Valentine’s inspiration from Fife

Date of article: Tue 2 Feb 21

The Harbour Café Valentine’s Hamper For discerning foodies nothing says “I love you” like a big plate of lobster spaghetti (think Lady & The Tramp!) Great British Menu ...

Read more

Over £1 million funding available for Fife businesses to train staff

Date of article: Mon 1 Feb 21

Over £1 million is now available for Fife businesses to use to retrain and upskill their staff. It comes after the Scottish Government announced that a further £212,000 would be ...

Read more

Levenmouth Rail Business Survey

Date of article: Fri 29 Jan 21

Levenmouth Task Group Business Survey Levenmouth Task Group are looking for ideas and advice from Levenmouth people/businesses about what needs to be done to prepare the community ...

Read more

Sign up to East Neuk Now App

Date of article: Fri 29 Jan 21

Something New, Something Exciting, Something Positive... Times are complicated and difficult for communities. Solutions are challenging. If we are all to minimise the damage Covi ...

Read more

Update from the Scottish Government on Tourism Support for Larger Self-Catering Premises, Exclusive Use Properties and B&Bs

Date of article: Wed 27 Jan 21

This note relates to grant payment support for large self-catering properties, exclusive use properties and B&Bs announced on 21 January 2021 by the Cabinet Secretary for Rural ...

Read more

Launch of new training programme to support Scotland's food and drink businesses

Date of article: Wed 27 Jan 21

A new training initiative to help businesses in the food and drink sector has launched, with significant investment from the Scottish Government. A supplier development programme ...

Read more

Industry Funding

Date of article: Wed 27 Jan 21

At the end of last year, the Scottish Government announced that tourism and hospitality businesses across Scotland were to benefit from a £104.3 million Scottish Government packag ...

Read more

Scottish Wedding Industry Fund

Date of article: Tue 26 Jan 21

A £25 million fund to support the wedding sector and its supply chain will open to applications this week. In recognition of the ongoing challenges faced by the sector, a further ...

Read more

Much-loved artist’s light touch brings welcome glimmer of hope

Date of article: Tue 26 Jan 21

With their vibrant paintwork and luminous settings, they are the perfect pick-me-up for the dark days of winter and these travel-restricted times. Now seems the perfect moment to ...

Read more

BOWHOUSE LINK: LOCAL SHOPPING SERVICE EXPANDED TO NORTH FIFE AND DUNDEE

Date of article: Fri 22 Jan 21

In response to growing demand for local food and drink, Bowhouse Link is expanding its delivery service from 1st February to those in North Fife and Dundee. Bowhouse Link bring ...

Read more

Letter from Finance Secretary to businesses

Date of article: Thu 21 Jan 21

Finance Secretary, Kate Forbes MSP has today written to Scotland's business community to confirm the availability and timeline for funding support for various sectors. The followi ...

Read more

Self-Catering and B&B Support

Date of article: Thu 21 Jan 21

Scottish Government statement Details of support for larger self-catering properties and B&Bs paying council tax have been confirmed by Tourism Secretary Fergus Ewing. The £ ...

Read more

Industry funding - VisitScotland

Date of article: Wed 20 Jan 21

At the end of last year, the Scottish Government announced that tourism and hospitality businesses across Scotland were to benefit from a £104.3 million Scottish Government packag ...

Read more

Scottish Tourism Emergency Response Group (STERG) Report Card

Date of article: Wed 20 Jan 21

The STERG has published its report card detailing the key activity and outputs of the group since its inception. At a glance... A single coordinated approach to support and pro ...

Read more

Scottish Enterprise: Making it Easier to Access Business Support

Date of article: Wed 20 Jan 21

FindBusinessSupport.gov.uk is a service that helps Scottish businesses find the public sector support they need. A team at Scottish Enterprise is making some changes to the site ...

Read more

Scotland Reconnect 2021

Date of article: Wed 20 Jan 21

After VisitScotland's first virtual travel trade event Scotland Reconnect 2020 last November, Scotland Reconnect 2021 will take place on 27 – 29 April 2021.  Last year’s ...

Read more

No changes to current lockdown measures

Date of article: Wed 20 Jan 21

The First Minister confirmed in her Ministerial Statement to the Scottish Parliament yesterday afternoon that current lockdown measures will stay in place across mainland Scotland ...

Read more

Economic Development FBM Update Issue 13

Date of article: Tue 19 Jan 21

The 13th issue of Fife Business Matters Newsletter is now available – showcasing all the fantastic efforts of our businesses across Fife, including some “news in brief” cove ...

Read more

Sector & Destination Operational and Market Readiness Fund (COVID-19)

Date of article: Tue 19 Jan 21

The Sector & Destination Operational and Market Readiness Fund has been established to specifically support established Scottish Tourism Sector Groups and Destination Organ ...

Read more

Travel Corridors Suspended

Date of article: Mon 18 Jan 21

Changes to travel restrictions following new COVID-19 variant. Following identification of a new variant of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Brazil, the Scottish Government will impose a ...

Read more

Takeaways - no indoor entry

Date of article: Mon 18 Jan 21

On Wednesday (13 January) the First Minister announced further measures to help stop the spread of COVID-19 and limit non-essential contact will be introduced this weekend. From S ...

Read more

Twitter Feed

  • There are still spaces available for Outdoor Scotland's Tourism Strategy workshop which will cover adventure touris… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
  • Register for our 'Making the Most of Google Tools' workshop which is taking place on Tuesday the 2nd of Nov as part… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
  • VisitScotland are hosting a webinar on Thursday the 4th of November on how you can work with the travel trade indus… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…