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Fife Pride 2018 Needs You

Date of article: Wed 9 May 18

A wealth of colour is expected at the second ever Fife Pride, which will this year take place on the 7th July 2018 across Kirkcaldy town centre. With support from Fife Council, Fif ...

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Daily flights to Dubai to take off in October

Date of article: Tue 8 May 18

One of the world’s most renowned airlines will arrive into Edinburgh later this year with the launch of an Emirates service to Dubai. The daily service will begin on the 1st of ...

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Visitors Flock to Fife’s Historic Sites

Date of article: Tue 8 May 18

Heritage attractions across Fife are celebrating a surge in footfall as Historic Environment Scotland (HES) announce visitor figures for the 2017/18 financial year. The 12-month p ...

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New Regional Leadership Director for Fife

Date of article: Wed 2 May 18

VisitScotland are delighted to announce the appointment of Caroline Warburton as the new Regional Leadership Director for the East. A familiar face across the industry, Caroline h ...

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Get Nominating #ThistleAwards

Date of article: Wed 2 May 18

Do you think your business deserves recognition for being a leader in the tourism industry or know of a business that does? The Awards celebrate innovation, excellence and quality ...

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How to get compliant for GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)?

Date of article: Mon 30 Apr 18

In summary, the Data Protection Act is being overhauled and will be superseded by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which will become enforceable across Europe, inc ...

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Chinese Tourists and their Travel Behaviours

Date of article: Mon 30 Apr 18

Following the recent news of the first direct flight from Edinburgh to China, more and more companies want to appeal to Chinese tourists. After all, 2018 is the official EU-China T ...

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History in the making

Date of article: Mon 30 Apr 18

Visitors to some of the country’s most popular historic attractions can now learn more about the local area while delving into Scotland’s past. As part of a new approach to vi ...

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Opening date revealed for Scotland's first cycle circuit

Date of article: Fri 27 Apr 18

Fife Cycle Park, the first purpose built cycle circuit in Scotland, will be officially opened at a special event next month. Record breaking long-distance cyclist Mark Beaumont wi ...

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“Bonjour” and “Wilkommen” to Dunfermline

Date of article: Fri 27 Apr 18

Dunfermline tourism business steps up service to meet needs of international visitors As more cruise ships sail into Fife, South Queensferry and Edinburgh this season, one Fife bu ...

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Wild Garlic Festival Events and Activities

Date of article: Fri 27 Apr 18

Cambo Gardens and The Stables Visitor Centre – MAY 2018 WILD GARLIC FESTIVAL EVENTS Wild Garlic Festival events and activities The Stables Visitor Centre – now open Ca ...

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Premium Bar And Restaurant Rogue Opens In St Andrews Following Six-Figure Investment

Date of article: Fri 27 Apr 18

Kained Holdings and Greene King join forces to launch flagship restaurant, cocktail bar and gin distillery     A new premium bar and restaurant is set to open its doors in St ...

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A celebration of Scottish poetry, music and food

Date of article: Fri 27 Apr 18

On Friday 11 May, Lindores Abbey Distillery will host an evening of music, poetry and fine local food at its second annual Music and Poetry Festival. The evening will showcase som ...

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Courier Business Awards 2018 - Entries Now Open!

Date of article: Thu 26 Apr 18

Entries are now open from today (26th April '18) until 1st July '18 for the Courier Business Awards 2018.  Shortlist is annouinced on 22nd August before the prestigious awards ...

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Eden Mill Launches its First Single Malts

Date of article: Wed 25 Apr 18

Eden Mill is launching its first single malts since distilling began at the Fife brewery and distillery in 2014 The distillery in Guardbridge, St Andrews, has created seven single ...

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Balbirnie House named as Wedding Hotel of the Year

Date of article: Tue 24 Apr 18

Balbirnie House has scooped the prestigious accolade of Wedding Hotel of the Year at the Scottish Hotel Awards. It was an evening of celebration for Balbirnie House in Markinch, ...

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Brian’s Change of Career is a HIT

Date of article: Tue 24 Apr 18

Brian Mayne from Rosyth has been on a culinary adventure to Switzerland which is guaranteed to set him on the path to a fabulous career in the hospitality industry. The 35-year-ol ...

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Daly and Rocca ready to renew great rivalry over the Old Course

Date of article: Mon 23 Apr 18

John Daly and Costantino Rocca, who conjured up an epic finish to The Open 23 years ago, will aim to turn back the clock this summer when they renew their great rivalry on the Old ...

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Veteran ex-councillor Willie Clarke opens revamped Lochore Meadows

Date of article: Mon 23 Apr 18

Former local councillor and forever champion of ‘the meedies’, Willie Clarke has officially opened the new Lochore Meadows Country Park visitor centre and sports pavilion. A c ...

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How to Get Involved in Doors Open Day

Date of article: Thu 19 Apr 18

Basic criteria for venues / events wishing to take part in Doors Open Days Any buildings or events that wish to take part in Doors Open Days must fit all three of the following cr ...

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Scotland's Winter Festivals fund now open

Date of article: Thu 19 Apr 18

From toasting our patron saint on St Andrew’s Day to Burns Night and Hogmanay in between, Scotland’s Winter Festivals is designed to bring people together to celebrate the spir ...

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Scottish Curry Awards: Tayside and Fife restaurants officially among best in the country

Date of article: Thu 19 Apr 18

Winners of the hotly contested Scottish Curry Awards have been announced. Restaurant of the year in central Scotland is naan other than Tulsi Fine Dining Indian and Thai Restauran ...

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Breaking Down Barriers

Date of article: Tue 17 Apr 18

We are a group of five Masters Students from the School of Management supporting the work of the Hamish Foundation.  The Hamish Foundation in partnership with Tourism St Andrew ...

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Fife Tourism Industry Barometer for Q1 2018

Date of article: Fri 13 Apr 18

Fife Tourism Industry Barometer for Q1 2018 The Fife Tourism Industry Barometer survey provides a unique opportunity to capture and measure business performance and trends in Fi ...

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Scottish Enterprise funding secured to enhance visitor experiences across Fife

Date of article: Fri 13 Apr 18

£200,000 allocated to create authentic augmented reality experiences across the Kingdom Dunfermline and the Heartlands of Fife has secured nearly £200,000 of funding from Scotti ...

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Food Business Opportunity - Goody bags

Date of article: Wed 11 Apr 18

Fife Tourism Partnership will be hosting an exclusive Feast of Fife foodie weekend aimed at food bloggers/writers 11/12th May. Throughout the weekend, we'll be looking to promote ...

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Scotland is Now

Date of article: Wed 11 Apr 18

A major new campaign will put Scotland in the international spotlight and showcase the country’s world-leading assets to a global audience. Check out the video at https://youtu ...

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Funding approved for St Andrews beach scheme

Date of article: Tue 10 Apr 18

An initiative aimed at making St Andrews’ famous beaches open to everyone has received a financial boost from Fife Council. Members of the North East Fife Area Committee agreed ...

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That's the spirit!

Date of article: Mon 9 Apr 18

A Fife ghost tour which gives customers educational and historical - as well as paranormal – information has received its Quality Assurance 5* Tour award from VisitScotland. The ...

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THE SUNDAY HERALD CULTURE AWARDS 2018 ENTRIES NOW OPEN

Date of article: Mon 9 Apr 18

Scotland is at the cutting edge of cultural talent, having enjoyed decades of success in art, music, drama and dance. From The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, to Celtic Connections, Sco ...

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Free workshops for food and drink businesses

Date of article: Fri 6 Apr 18

Food and drink business across Tayside are being invited to a two-part series of free workshops in Perth, aimed at supporting businesses who are looking to develop their commercial ...

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£250k to Promote Regional Produce

Date of article: Fri 6 Apr 18

Small grants of around £5,000 each will be made available to promote Scottish produce. Recipients will include local food and drink producers, and regional food and drink networks ...

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Local Botanicals Used to Create Limited Edition Crail Food Festival Gin

Date of article: Wed 4 Apr 18

Local mixologists met with Fife food producers this week to blend a unique gin to mark the eighth Crail Food Festival, which runs 9th and 10th June 2018.  The gin, which has y ...

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Defend Fife festival is back

Date of article: Fri 30 Mar 18

DUNFERMLINE will be transported back in time again to the days of the home guard for the Defend Fife WWII festival this September. One of Fife's newest festivals is back for its s ...

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The welcome impact of Scotland’s tourism sector on sustainable business

Date of article: Thu 29 Mar 18

Sustainable tourism business in Scotland has saved 1 million tonnes of water and ¼ million tonnes of carbon according to an impacts report published by the sustainable accreditati ...

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Air route presents new opportunities

Date of article: Wed 28 Mar 18

VisitScotland has welcomed the launch of a daily service between Frankfurt and Glasgow by Lufthansa yesterday (26 March). Lufthansa already flies from Munich to Glasgow five times ...

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Fife Business Matters Spring 2018

Date of article: Wed 28 Mar 18

The latest edition of Fife Business Matters is now available at http://www.fifebusinessmatters.co.uk/ ...

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Kingsbarns' Delight as its Spirit Becomes Scotch Whisky

Date of article: Tue 27 Mar 18

Kingsbarns Distillery, based in Fife's East Neuk, has revealed that the first casks it filled on March 23rd 2015 came of age this month, and can now be called Scotch Whisky The ...

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Crail Food Festival recognised at Scottish Rural Awards

Date of article: Mon 26 Mar 18

The team behind Crail Food Festival are celebrating following a strong performance at the 2018 Scottish Rural Awards. The festival, now in its eight year, landed runner-up spot in ...

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Students Gain Experience At Kirkcaldy’s Fabulous Festival

Date of article: Mon 26 Mar 18

Fife College was delighted to take part in the very successful Adam Smith Festival of ideas which took place at the weekend, organised by the Adam Smith Global Foundation. The eve ...

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