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Year of Young People 2018

Date of article: Wed 18 Oct 17

In 2018 Scotland puts its young people (with a focus on 8-26 year olds) in the spotlight, celebrating their talents, contributions and creating new opportunities for them to shine. ...

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Scottish Thistle Awards – the shortlist!

Date of article: Wed 18 Oct 17

The Wee Restaurant in North Queensferry, StAnza - Scotland’s International Poetry Festival and the Crail Food Festival, are among those shortlisted for a top tourism award, a ...

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Fife Tourism Conference 2017

Date of article: Mon 9 Oct 17

Fife Tourism Partnership, with support from Fife Council and VisitScotland, invite you to the much anticipated Fife Tourism Conference on 17th November 2017 at DoubleTree by Hil ...

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Golfing pros and celebs return to Fife for annual championship

Date of article: Thu 5 Oct 17

Hundreds of visitors expected for professional and charity golf tournament The Alfred Dunhill Links Championship has returned to Fife’s prestigious golf courses for the 17th ann ...

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Fife Tourism Industry Barometer

Date of article: Thu 5 Oct 17

The Fife Tourism Industry Barometer survey provides a unique opportunity to capture and measure business performance and trends in Fife. By investing 10 -15 minutes of your time e ...

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Travel and Tourism Student Soars Towards Dream Job

Date of article: Thu 5 Oct 17

Fife College student, Emilee Wardlaw is one step closer to achieving her dream job thanks to some help from the College’s Adam Smith Foundation. HNC Travel and Tourism student E ...

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Fireworks Make It A Spectacular Saturday At St Andrews

Date of article: Thu 5 Oct 17

The St Andrews night sky will come alive with a spectacular fireworks display on the eve of the final day of this year’s Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. An annual favourite w ...

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The Role of the Collaborative Economy in Scottish Tourism - your views are important

Date of article: Wed 4 Oct 17

The collaborative economy (sometimes known as the ‘sharing economy’) connects individuals or communities via online platforms, thereby enabling the sharing or provision of good ...

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Destination Hospitality Training Programme

Date of article: Wed 4 Oct 17

The Springboard Charity is a leading UK wide provider of training in hospitality, tourism and leisure; we take pride in training and supporting young people and individuals into em ...

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Fife Pride set to return next year

Date of article: Wed 4 Oct 17

Fife Pride is returning to the Kingdom next year, and the date has already been confirmed. Organisers say the second Fife Pride event will happen on Saturday, July 7, 2018. In ...

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Enjoy What's on Your Doorstep

Date of article: Wed 4 Oct 17

Here’s a little photo of Dunfermline Abbey taken from Pittencrieff Park.  Sometimes we are so busy with life, it’s easy to forget what a beautiful city we live in. Switch off ...

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Silverburn Park - Your Views Wanted!

Date of article: Mon 2 Oct 17

FEAT (Fife Employment Action Trust) is involved at Silverburn Park near Leven and is progressing plans to regenerate the Park to try to ensure its long term sustainable future.  W ...

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Dunfermline job vacancy that’s been open for 300 years

Date of article: Mon 2 Oct 17

A Dunfermline tour guide is considering applying for a job that has been vacant for over 300 years. The job? The Earl of Dunfermline.   And who better to apply than someone who ...

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Inaugural Fife Whisky Festival Announced

Date of article: Thu 28 Sep 17

The first ever Fife Whisky Festival will take place on Saturday the 10th of March 2018, at the Corn Exchange in Cupar. Justine Hazlehurst, founder of Kask Whisky, and Karen Somerv ...

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Access all areas

Date of article: Thu 28 Sep 17

£25k VisitScotland boost for disabled review website A popular review website which aims to “remove the fear of the unknown” for disabled visitors to Scotland has been awarde ...

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St Andrews Hotel & Guest House Association appoints new President

Date of article: Thu 28 Sep 17

MacDonald Rusacks GM appointed as new head of Hotel & Guest House Association The St Andrews Hotel and Guest House Association (Stayinstandrews) has announced the appointment ...

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Fife Business Awards 2018

Date of article: Wed 27 Sep 17

We are thrilled to announce the wait is over and entries are now open for the Fife Business Awards. The Glen Pavilion has been confirmed as the venue for the glittering Awards Cer ...

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Autumnal Activities at Balgove Larder

Date of article: Wed 27 Sep 17

A specially prepared menu inspired by harvest followed by Halloween broomstick making classes marks autumn at Scotland’s best-loved farm shop, Balgove Larder. The farmers on Bal ...

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Design for Dunfermline

Date of article: Wed 27 Sep 17

Dunfermline residents are going to be given the opportunity to put forward their ideas for structural changes to Dunfermline High Street thanks to local architectural firm Sam Fost ...

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Kincardine Triangle key to boosting tourism in west Fife

Date of article: Mon 25 Sep 17

Developing the “Kincardine Triangle” has been mooted as key to attracting tourists. Unlike the Bermuda Triangle, which famously made people disappear, it is hoped visitors wil ...

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Get into Fife gear with Scotland’s cycling superstar!

Date of article: Thu 21 Sep 17

New video features world record cyclist Mark Beaumont in region Scottish cyclist Mark Beaumont, has set a new Guinness World Record for the fastest circumnavigation by bicycle acr ...

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Cromars of St Andrews named Scotland’s top fish and chip shop

Date of article: Wed 20 Sep 17

A St Andrews restaurant has been named Scotland’s top fish and chip shop for the second time. Cromars, on the town’s Union Street, won the Scotland region top spot in Seafish ...

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St Andrews Gin Brand is Just The Tonic at Inaugural Gin Awards

Date of article: Wed 20 Sep 17

Eden Mill, the St Andrews based distillery, scooped some of the top accolades at the Scottish Gin Awards last night  There was early success as the distillery picked up the Busi ...

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The Role of the Collaborative Economy in Scottish Tourism - your views are important

Date of article: Wed 20 Sep 17

There is a new survey on the role of the collaborative economy in Scottish tourism that is being carried out by Scottish Enterprise, Scotland’s main economic development agency ...

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Fife’s Energy Coast launches new visitor guide in a bid to boost tourism in Levenmouth

Date of article: Mon 18 Sep 17

Levenmouth’s Local Tourist Association has launched a new free visitor guide and rebranded the area as Fife’s Energy Coast in honour of its clean energy credentials and the ene ...

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Royal film role 6th & biggest big movie in 5 years for Fife vintage firm

Date of article: Fri 15 Sep 17

Fife vintage furniture specialist Scaramanga is delighted to see 15 of its products in the new Queen Victoria film Victoria & Abdul – their sixth major movie in just five yea ...

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Students get a ‘taste’ of working in the Hospitality and Tourism sectors

Date of article: Thu 14 Sep 17

On both Thursday 21st and Monday 25th of September, a total of 240 pupils from 4 schools across North Fife , are being given the rare opportunity to experience, first hand, what it ...

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Outlander is new ‘Braveheart’ of tourism

Date of article: Wed 13 Sep 17

VisitScotland Chief Executive Malcolm Roughead has hailed Outlander as the new ‘Braveheart’ of tourism with visitors from around the world flocking to Scotland to experience th ...

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Millennial Pound Opportunity

Date of article: Wed 13 Sep 17

Scotland has the potential to become a magnet for the billion pound millennial market, according to VisitScotland. With the launch of its new TV campaign targeting millennials air ...

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Deadline for Scottish Thistle Awards' Best Business Event Category Approaching!

Date of article: Tue 12 Sep 17

Don't forget the deadline for The Scottish Thistle Awards' Best Business Event category is fast approaching! This new national category celebrates the importance of business to ...

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Last spot in the Alfred Dunhill Links goes to charity

Date of article: Tue 12 Sep 17

The final chance to play in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship is being auctioned by the Alfred Dunhill Links Foundation, which raises funds for many charitable causes including ...

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Fife Business Week 2017 – Inspiring and Supporting Fife’s Businesses

Date of article: Mon 11 Sep 17

FIFE Business Week 2017 is set to run this year from 6th to 10th November. In a week packed full of events aimed at inspiring and supporting Fife’s business community, it will al ...

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Fife holiday park is a finalist in national tourism awards

Date of article: Mon 11 Sep 17

Staff and managers at a Fife holiday park are celebrating after its customers voted them into not one but four categories of a major tourism award scheme. It means that Elie Holid ...

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Lighting up the Auld Grey Toun

Date of article: Mon 11 Sep 17

Dunfermline Heritage Tourism Partnership is developing an application to the Heritage Lottery Fund, as part of its new Great Place scheme. We need your help, as it is important tha ...

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Event celebrates Fife's rich medieval pilgrim heritage

Date of article: Mon 11 Sep 17

The Scottish Pilgrim Routes Forum is set to hold its annual Scottish Pilgrimage Gathering entitled ‘Reviving Scotland's Pilgrim Kingdom', at Markinch Parish Church, Fife, on Frid ...

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An Outlandish challenge in Fife

Date of article: Thu 7 Sep 17

A group of top Scottish bloggers have taken on a unique challenge – to travel hundreds of miles and visit nearly 30 filming locations on VisitScotland’s Outlander map in the ...

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Fife to star in national TV campaign

Date of article: Wed 6 Sep 17

VisitScotland and E4 Partnership set to encourage millennials to visit region The Kingdom of Fife is set to take a starring role in a unique interactive TV campaign on E4 next wee ...

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Fife Business Awards 2018

Date of article: Wed 6 Sep 17

We are thrilled to announce the wait is over and entries are now open for the Fife Business Awards. The Glen Pavilion has been confirmed as the venue for the glittering Awards Cer ...

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Fife museum has first class degree in local knowledge

Date of article: Wed 6 Sep 17

Visitors to the museum of Scotland’s oldest University will receive an education in the local area as part of a new partnership with VisitScotland. The Museum of the University ...

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Scotland named most beautiful country in the world

Date of article: Tue 5 Sep 17

A quote from VisitScotland Chief Executive Malcolm Roughead in response to Scotland being voted as the most beautiful country in the world by Rough Guide readers: Malcolm Roughead ...

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