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Q4 2019 Fife Local Tourism Industry Barometer Now Live

Date of article: Tue 14 Jan 20

Welcome to the Q4 2019 Scottish Local Tourism Industry Barometer! This industry barometer is a means by which business performance and trends in Scotland's regions can be captu ...

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Bowhouse is inviting members of the public to recycle their Christmas tree

Date of article: Tue 14 Jan 20

In Britain each Christmas, figures show that only 10% of Christmas trees are recycled. Bowhouse is offering a free service to recycle Christmas trees by chipping it and then compo ...

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Fife golfing pair set to face the might of the USA at famous Celtic Manor course

Date of article: Mon 13 Jan 20

Two disabled golfers from Fife are set to swing into action after becoming the only Scottish golfers to represent Europe when they face the USA in a prestigious Ryder Cup style tou ...

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Learning Journey - Sicily: leading innovative culinary enterprise (SLICE)

Date of article: Mon 13 Jan 20

SLICE would like to give you the opportunity to hear about our final Learning Journey project under the Erasmus + funding.   There will be taking a group of 25 people to Sicily ...

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Fife Food & Drink businesses exhibit at Scotland's Speciality Food Show.

Date of article: Thu 9 Jan 20

23 Fife companies will be showcasing their produce at the only trade show in Scotland for the speciality food and drink sector from 19th to 21st January 2020 at Glasgow’s SEC. Th ...

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Plunge In to the Scottish Natural Heritage Coasts and Waters Community Fund

Date of article: Wed 8 Jan 20

Scottish Natural Heritage has launched a new fund for #YCW2020 – Plunge In! The Coasts and Waters Community Fund – which creates new opportunities for communities to conn ...

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Haggis Ice Cream at Jannettas Gelateria

Date of article: Tue 7 Jan 20

This January the legendary four-generational gelateria JANNETTAS in Fife will be celebrating Burns Night the only way they know how: serving up haggis ice cream of course. Meat-fr ...

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7 Great Ways You Can Help Keep Scotland's Beaches Beautiful

Date of article: Mon 6 Jan 20

Tackling marine litter is a global challenge, but experts agree that if we all do our bit, we can turn the tide. As we enter Scotland's Year of Coasts and Waters 2020, there are ...

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Understanding Data in the Tourism Industry

Date of article: Mon 6 Jan 20

Discover how data can be used to drive business decisions Data gives businesses in the travel and tourism industry the foundation it needs to make innovative decisions. From acco ...

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Fife Local Tourism Barometer Q3 2019 results

Date of article: Mon 30 Dec 19

You can now view the results for Q3 2019 for the Fife Tourism Barometer on the download below or by visiting https://www.visitscotland.org/research-insights/about-our-industry/ind ...

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Fife Business Matters - Winter 2019

Date of article: Thu 12 Dec 19

The latest edition of Fife Business Matters can be found at http://fifebusinessmatters.co.uk/    ...

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Foraging Fortnight returns to Fife for 2020 after strength of first festival

Date of article: Thu 12 Dec 19

Following the success of 2019’s event, dates have been announced for the next Foraging Fortnight in Fife, with organisers planning a new and expanded programme for 2020. The LEA ...

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Cruise Business Seminar 2020

Date of article: Thu 12 Dec 19

You are invited to attend a seminar focused on businesses who may wish to develop opportunities arising from the cruise ships which visit the Forth and the Tay each year. In 2020 ...

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Dunfermline and West Fife Local Tourism Association

Date of article: Tue 10 Dec 19

Dunfermline and West Fife Local Tourism Association (LTA) is reaching out to local visitor businesses to encourage them to ‘join up’ to help promote the area. The LTA includes ...

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Bakery and Hospitality Students in Bursary Award Win

Date of article: Tue 10 Dec 19

Bakery and Hospitality students from Fife College have been recognised for their talents, hard work and commitment at a fabulous dinner held to mark St Andrew’s Day and to celebr ...

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Fairmont St Andrews Now Under New Ownership

Date of article: Tue 10 Dec 19

Fairmont St Andrews has announced that its holding company, St Andrews Bay Development Limited, has been acquired by a company led by Great Century. The partners of Great Century ...

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Festive Ice Cream Cakes At Jannettas Gelateria

Date of article: Fri 6 Dec 19

Fourth-generation gelateria, Jannettas has created a deliciously indulgent and innovative range of ice cream Christmas cakes, alongside festive flavours like Mulled Wine Sorbet, Mi ...

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100 Years, One Family, Five Generations, Seven Shops, a Royal Warrant and Millions of Fudge Doughnuts...

Date of article: Fri 6 Dec 19

Scottish Bakery Celebrates its Centenary Baking in Fife, Scotland, since 1919, Fisher & Donaldson is a Royal Warrant-holding institution. Known for its traditional baking, mos ...

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Dementia-friendly Tourism Guide launched

Date of article: Fri 6 Dec 19

Together with VisitEngland, VisitScotland have launched a new guide to help businesses become more dementia-friendly. The Dementia-friendly Tourism Guide, launched in partnership ...

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Showcasing Scotland’s Ancient Capital

Date of article: Tue 3 Dec 19

A new campaign will bring more visitors to Dunfermline and west Fife by showcasing the town and area’s history and heritage with the help of VisitScotland. Led by Dunfermline He ...

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Students at Kirkcaldy Market Launch

Date of article: Tue 3 Dec 19

Fife College students took part in the launch of Kirkcaldy’s brand-new food market. The initiative, started by local businesswoman, Louise Canny, aims to rejuvenate the dwindling ...

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Second Strategic Transport Projects Review

Date of article: Mon 2 Dec 19

Transport Scotland is conducting an online survey for the Second Strategic Transport Projects Review (STPR2), a Scotland-wide review of the strategic transport network across all t ...

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Festive Fun at Kirkcaldy’s Party Saturdays

Date of article: Mon 2 Dec 19

Over the past few weeks, Santa and his reindeer have ridden into town and the Christmas lights have been switched on, and Santa’s grotto has opened and there is yet more festive ...

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In the Footsteps of Kings wins Innovation Award at Family Attraction Expo

Date of article: Fri 29 Nov 19

The app, In the Footsteps of Kings, allows families to interact with characters and be immersed in activities at tourist attractions. Augmented Reality (AR) company, AliveLab, has ...

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Tickets On Sale for Outwith Festival 2020

Date of article: Fri 29 Nov 19

Dunfermline’s Outwith Festival 2020 Early Bird Tickets Go on Sale, Friday 29 November The Outwith Festival All-Day Music event is back for 2020, taking place on Saturday 5 Se ...

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Christmas Market Weekend at Bowhouse

Date of article: Fri 22 Nov 19

Saturday December 14th & Sunday 15th December 2019 Free of Charge  Bowhouse in Fife is bringing together the best food and drink producers from across Scotland with a very ...

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Cookery Student Showcases Skills in China

Date of article: Thu 21 Nov 19

Professional Cookery student, Bryce Dickson, recently travelled to China to attend the China Seafood Expo. Bryce, alongside former Fife College lecturer, Scott Lyall, and former H ...

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St Andrews scoops 3 tourism awards at regional finals

Date of article: Tue 19 Nov 19

St Andrews enjoyed a highly successful night at the recent Regional Finals of the Scottish Thistle Awards (Central, Fife and Tayside region) held at a glittering awards ceremony at ...

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BBC Scotland’s Debate Night: Wednesday 27th November in Lochgelly, Fife

Date of article: Mon 18 Nov 19

BBC Scotland’s political discussion programme, Debate Night, is looking for audience members to take part in the programme. We would love to encourage an many people as possible ...

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SANTA AND HIS REINDEERS RIDE INTO KIRKCALDY!

Date of article: Mon 18 Nov 19

Kirkcaldy Christmas, a partnership between Mercat Shopping Centre and Kirkcaldy 4 All, got off to a sparkling start at the weekend as the hugely popular Reindeer Parade returned to ...

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FIFE BUSINESSES TO BENEFIT FROM FUNDING SUPPORT FOR INNOVATIVE DEGREE PROGRAMME

Date of article: Mon 18 Nov 19

The Fife College University Hub in Dunfermline will host a second tranche of the innovative top-up enterprise degree programme in January 2020. The BA Business and Enterprise allo ...

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2020 AccelerateHER Awards Target Fife’s aspiring entrepreneurs

Date of article: Mon 18 Nov 19

Fife-based female business founders are once again being offered an opportunity to raise their company’s profile and win a place on an international trade mission with today’s ...

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‘Sha Raku En’ – The Greengate Gallery celebrates The Japanese Garden at Cowden

Date of article: Mon 18 Nov 19

An exhibition inspired by the Japanese Garden at Cowden near Dollar opens at the Greengate Gallery in Culross next week. The exhibition is entitled ‘Sha Raku En‘, which transl ...

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Rural Tourism Infrastructure Fund - Round 3

Date of article: Mon 18 Nov 19

What is the Rural Tourism Infrastructure Fund? The increasing popularity of outstanding scenic areas stimulated by marketing successes such as the North Coast 500, film tourism an ...

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Fife Events receive a funding boost as part of the Year of Coasts and Waters 2020

Date of article: Mon 18 Nov 19

StAnza 2020 and Fèis Chala An t-sruthair will be supported through the Round 2 Year of Coasts and Waters 2020 (YCW2020) event fund, which was announced on Wednesday 13 Novembe ...

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Draft Future Tourism Strategy ‘Beyond 2020’ Revealed

Date of article: Wed 13 Nov 19

The draft of Scotland’s future national tourism strategy has unlike Tourism Scotland 2020 (TS2020) been developed through an equal partnership approach with a range of stakehol ...

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Visitscotland's Digital Media Library

Date of article: Wed 13 Nov 19

If you're looking for imagery and content to enhance your marketing material, VisitScotland can help by giving you access to a range of pictures of Scotland and campaign resourc ...

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Scots encouraged to #GetYerKiltOn for St Andrews Day

Date of article: Tue 12 Nov 19

Celebrities including Mark Beaumont show their support for Fife Tourism Partnership initiative Individuals and groups from across Scotland are being urged to don their kilt for St ...

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Fife Tourism Barometer Survey for Q3 2019

Date of article: Tue 12 Nov 19

The Q3 2019 Scottish Local Tourism Industry Barometer is now live at https://visitscotland.researchfeedback.net/wh/s.asp?k=157018561385 This industry barometer is a means by wh ...

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Fife Tourism Partnership Unveils Ten Year Strategy

Date of article: Tue 12 Nov 19

Fife Tourism Partnership, in conjunction with Fife Council and the Local Tourist Associations, has launched its ten-year tourism and event strategy. Developed with detailed input f ...

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