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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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Hamish Gin 2019 blend officially launched

Date of article: Thu 7 Nov 19

St Andrews’ charitable organisation The Hamish Foundation recently embarked on an innovative fundraising initiative to support local community projects for 2020 in conjunction wi ...

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Queensferry Crossing celebrated on new £20 note

Date of article: Thu 7 Nov 19

Bank of Scotland has unveiled its new £20 note design. The polymer design has retained an image of Sir Walter Scott and The Mound in Edinburgh as well as the Forth Bridge. But a ...

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Outwith 2019 Festival a boost for Dunfermline’s economy

Date of article: Thu 7 Nov 19

The Outwith Festival 2019 was a boost for Dunfermline’s economy, attracting more than 9,000 attendances and a spend of £334,000. This is one of the main findings of economic imp ...

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Tayport Distillery will be Opening for Distillery Tours

Date of article: Wed 6 Nov 19

Tayport Distillery opens for distillery tours and tastings in January 2020. After a successful launch of two premium craft spirits, Tayport Distillery continues educating consumers ...

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Counting Down to Kirkcaldy’s Christmas

Date of article: Wed 6 Nov 19

Kirkcaldy 4 All and the Mercat Shopping Centre are working together again this year to bring a whole calendar of family-friendly Christmas events to the town in the run-up to 25th ...

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50 Years of The Scottish Fisheries Museum

Date of article: Wed 6 Nov 19

As part of a series of events and exhibitions designed to celebrate the Museum’s anniversary year we will be holding an exhibition of the Museum’s development over the last 50 ...

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Scots encouraged to #GetYerKiltOn for St Andrews Day

Date of article: Tue 5 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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Whitburn, Wallace and World Premieres

Date of article: Mon 4 Nov 19

John Wallace CBE OBE, internationally renowned trumpet player, educationalist, composer and one of Fife’s most celebrated musicians, is joining Whitburn Band, one of the UK’s f ...

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November Market Weekend at Bowhouse

Date of article: Mon 4 Nov 19

With the nights getting colder, the November Market Weekend will celebrate the increasing popularity of game meat, taking place at Bowhouse on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th November ...

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Using Data in the Tourism Industry

Date of article: Fri 1 Nov 19

The UK's FIRST free online learning resource for understanding the data opportunities in tourism  Begins 11th November Discover how data can be used to drive your business decis ...

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Amar Latif to lead Fife Tourism Conference 2019

Date of article: Wed 30 Oct 19

Founder of Traveleyes and Star of BBC Two’s ‘Travelling Blind’ and Channel 4’s ‘How to Get Fit Fast’ heads to the Kingdom of Fife   Internationally recognised entre ...

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Winter Market Weekend at Bowhouse

Date of article: Tue 29 Oct 19

Bowhouse in Fife is bringing together the best food and drink producers from across Scotland with two very special festive Christmas markets.   With a soundtrack of live music, ...

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Fife Business Week 4th - 8th November

Date of article: Tue 29 Oct 19

With so much uncertainty ahead of us and the Brexit deadline looming, it has never been a better time to invest in your business to build resilience. To inspire and help you streng ...

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New Seasonal Flavours Arrive at Jannettas Gelateria

Date of article: Tue 29 Oct 19

Jannettas – the legendary four-generational gelateria located in St Andrews, Fife - is delighted to announce its new season flavours to celebrate the arrival of autumn and beyon ...

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Supporting businesses through Brexit

Date of article: Mon 28 Oct 19

Letter sets out help available. Economy Secretary Derek Mackay has written to businesses to urge them to prepare for the consequences of Brexit, and inform them of the support ava ...

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Spreading the Love of Scotland through Stories

Date of article: Tue 22 Oct 19

VisitScotland has today (22 October) launched its latest marketing drive, Only in Scotland, which will shine a spotlight on the unique experiences the country has to offer and help ...

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Maleficent is Fife vintage specialist’s fairy godmother again

Date of article: Sat 19 Oct 19

The movie props success story of Fife vintage specialist Scaramanga continues today with the release of Disney fairytale sequel Maleficent: Mistress of Evil – the second in the ...

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Draft Future Tourism Strategy ‘Beyond 2020’ Revealed

Date of article: Fri 18 Oct 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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In the Footsteps of Kings - Business Toolkit

Date of article: Tue 15 Oct 19

A toolkit for In the Footsteps of Kings has been developed to show how tourism businesses can engage with the campaign, and provides information and marketing materials that can ...

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The #cleachdi Initiative

Date of article: Tue 15 Oct 19

Bòrd na Gàidhlig and partners have developed the nationwide #cleachdi initiative to enable Gaelic speakers and learners to be more visible to one another and to promote the use o ...

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East Neuk Tourism Businesses Meeting

Date of article: Mon 14 Oct 19

Visit East Neuk – the tourism organisation for the East Neuk of Fife – has arranged an end of season meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at the Cambo Stables Visitor Centre, Kingsba ...

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Brewery taproom at Bowhouse launches programme of music and limited edition bottlings

Date of article: Mon 14 Oct 19

A programme of live music has been launched at the Futtle brewery taproom at Bowhouse in Fife, alongside a selection of limited edition drinks bottlings. The taproom sits within t ...

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Four steps to becoming more inclusive

Date of article: Fri 11 Oct 19

1. Create an accessibility guide 95% of customers with access requirements check for information about your venue online before visiting. In partnership with VisitEngland, VisitS ...

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Falside Mill Kingsbarns is opening this month!

Date of article: Thu 10 Oct 19

Our brand new blank canvas venue will be open for viewing on Sunday 27th and Monday 28th October.  Our unique spaces have been thoughtfully designed to ensure a bespoke and memora ...

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Building New Bridges - Promoting Tourism through Inner Forth's Landscape and Heritage

Date of article: Thu 10 Oct 19

The Inner Forth has a lot to offer as a tourism destination. A unique landscape, a rich natural and historic heritage, and a great public and active transport network that puts it ...

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Zero Waste Scotland - SME Loan Scheme

Date of article: Tue 8 Oct 19

Helping Scottish businesses save energy and money The Scottish Government’s SME Loan Scheme is helping businesses across Scotland to reduce their energy costs and environmental ...

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Fife Tourism Barometer Survey for Q3 2019

Date of article: Mon 7 Oct 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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Dunfermline Delivers October Familiarisation Visit

Date of article: Fri 4 Oct 19

Dunfermline Delivers would like to invite your business ambassador to take part in their October Familiarisation visit. Date: 22/10/19 Location: Dunfermline Delivers Offices, Fir ...

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Distinguished Gentleman's Ride - Fife Ride

Date of article: Fri 4 Oct 19

Over 125,000 classic and vintage styled motorcyclists around the world suited up in their smartest attire and united in the annual The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride, with the ai ...

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Scottish Clans & Historical Figures Event Fund

Date of article: Fri 4 Oct 19

SCOTTISH CLANS & HISTORICAL FIGURES EVENT FUND - ROUND 7 DEADLINE APPROACHING   This fund supports the growth of events taking place outside Edinburgh and Glasgow which pu ...

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Preparing for no deal Brexit if you work in tourism

Date of article: Thu 3 Oct 19

GOV.UK has published a 10 point checklist to understand what you need to do to prepare for no deal Brexit if you work in the tourism or hospitality business. Find out more at ht ...

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Influencer visits to Fife

Date of article: Wed 2 Oct 19

Over the last few years we’ve hosted many influencers (both UK and international) in Fife…and we couldn’t do it without the support of Fife tourism businesses. So it’s tim ...

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Darnley’s Launches a Smoky Gin

Date of article: Wed 2 Oct 19

Darnley’s Gin launches ‘Smoke and Zest’, the second in their limited edition Cottage Series range, each telling a different story of the botanicals found around their Fife di ...

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Tourism Industry Leaders Back Strategy

Date of article: Wed 2 Oct 19

A STRATEGY to increase the value of tourism across the Tay Cities Region by over £100m in the next five years has been officially launched. The Tay Cities Region Tourism Strateg ...

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October Market at Bowhouse

Date of article: Tue 1 Oct 19

12th and 13th October 2019 10am-4pm Free of Charge  Autumn has arrived, with the leaves begin to change colour, cooler temperatures and new foods in season as the nights grow d ...

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Twitter Feed

  • A huge thank you to everyone who came along and participated in today’s #tourism conference, and a special thank yo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
  • One of our speakers, Owen from @JannettasGelato, shared what he learned during today’s #welcometoourhome19 Fife tou… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
  • We also spoke to @toowist about his experience at #welcometoourhome19 and what he’s learned throughout the day. Mak… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…