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Scotland commits to Women’s Scottish Open

Date of article: Thu 25 Mar 21

Scotland has underlined its long-term commitment to women’s golf with a new five-year commitment to supporting the Women’s Scottish Open through to 2025. The news comes as the ...

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Dumbarnie Links to stage 2021 Women's Scottish Open

Date of article: Thu 25 Mar 21

Less than a year after its official unveiling, it has been confirmed that Dumbarnie Links is to stage the newly-named Women's Scottish Open. The Fife course, designed by former Ry ...

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Scottish Tourism Recovery Taskforce £25 million

Date of article: Thu 25 Mar 21

Supporting the sector to rebuild Holiday vouchers, discounts for days out and a marketing fund are included in a new £25 million tourism recovery programme. Speaking at the Scot ...

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Statement on Scottish Thistle Awards

Date of article: Thu 25 Mar 21

Due to the continued pressure and uncertainty that Scotland’s tourism and events industry faces, it is with regret that VisitScotland, in collaboration with Highlands and Isla ...

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Rural Tourism Infrastructure Fund - Round 4 Open!

Date of article: Mon 22 Mar 21

What is the Rural Tourism Infrastructure Fund? The Rural Tourism Infrastructure Fund was established by the Scottish Government and Fund is managed by VisitScotland on their behal ...

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Regional Food Tourism Ambassadors

Date of article: Mon 22 Mar 21

Could you help to lead and inspire our local food tourism growth? And raise our profile as a food tourism destination? Scotland Food & Drink are looking for ambassadors acros ...

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VisitScotland Launches Responsible Tourism Campaign

Date of article: Mon 22 Mar 21

VisitScotland has today (22 March) announced a responsible tourism campaign to raise awareness of the importance of exploring the outdoors responsibly with the focus on asking peop ...

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Better Places Green Recovery Fund - Round 2

Date of article: Mon 22 Mar 21

A new round of our green recovery fund to help manage visitors at nature ‘hotspots’ Read the Scottish Government news release announcing Round 2. The Fund Our Better Place ...

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Fully Funded Energy Efficiency Training Courses Now Available

Date of article: Mon 22 Mar 21

Fife College are delighted to be able to offer a series of fully funded training courses for those in the energy, engineering, and constructio ...

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Supporting rural tourism

Date of article: Thu 18 Mar 21

Preparing for increased visitor numbers this summer. More seasonal rangers, temporary toilets, car parking and campervan facilities will help rural areas to welcome back visitors ...

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Timetable for Easing Restrictions

Date of article: Tue 16 Mar 21

Timetable for planned phasing from https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-timetable-for-easing-restrictions/pages/timetable/   Support for business update at h ...

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Support for Small Accommodation Providers Paying Council Tax Fund (SAP-CTF)

Date of article: Mon 15 Mar 21

Application for Accommodation Business Support Grant from Coronavirus Fund The purpose of this fund is to provide financial support to Bed & Breakfasts, Guesthouses and other ...

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First-ever Spring Festival bound to keep everyone happy

Date of article: Thu 11 Mar 21

It’s a line-up guaranteed to put a spring in your step – two days of music, magic and merriment to banish the winter blues. OnFife’s first Spring Festival – which takes pl ...

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Large Self-Catering Grant

Date of article: Thu 11 Mar 21

This fund is for larger self-catering properties in Scotland that have been impacted by the single household restrictions during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. The grant wil ...

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Health and Wellbeing Research - Call for Evidence

Date of article: Thu 11 Mar 21

Wavehill Social & Economic Research have been commissioned by VisitScotland, in partnership with Scotland’s Event Industry Advisory Group (EIAG), to carry out research into ...

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The Scottish Guest House and B&B Alliance

Date of article: Wed 10 Mar 21

The Scottish Guest House and B&B Alliance has been newly formed by a collection of Guest House and B&B Associations throughout Scotland in order to give better representati ...

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First Minister confirms 'indicative timeline' announcement on economy reopening for 16th March

Date of article: Wed 10 Mar 21

First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon confirmed this yesterday afternoon that from this Friday, restrictions on meeting up outdoors for social and recreational purposes would be eased an ...

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Get involved in Scotland Reconnect 2021 (27-29th April)

Date of article: Tue 9 Mar 21

Scotland Reconnect 2021, organised by VisitScotland, replaces VisitScotland Expo and is an event which exclusively promotes Scotland giving businesses a platform to promote their p ...

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Joys of spring virtually here with seasonal show of art

Date of article: Tue 9 Mar 21

It would be a breath of fresh air at the best of times … but surely this celebration of seasonal art has never been more welcome.  As days lengthen and hopes of greater freedom ...

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WorldHost 2020 - Keeping customers safe (COVID-19)

Date of article: Thu 4 Mar 21

Empower your staff to keep customers and colleagues safe beyond Covid-19 & drive positive behaviours in a rapidly changing customer facing environment. WorldHost 2020 prepares ...

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Scottish Tourism Alliance responds to UK Budget 2021 announcement

Date of article: Thu 4 Mar 21

Marc Crothall, Chief Executive of the Scottish Tourism Alliance said: “The extension of furlough until the end of September will be welcomed by businesses across the sector and ...

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VAT extended to support tourism and hospitality sectors

Date of article: Thu 4 Mar 21

Rishi Sunak has announced an extension to the current VAT rate of 5% for the hospitality and tourism sectors until the end of September and confirmed that when reduction period end ...

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Employers – Free Introductory Training Sessions available

Date of article: Thu 4 Mar 21

Only 150 free sessions available – secure your session here We want to work with forward-thinking, inclusive, innovative and creative learning organisations to support the Di ...

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Mother’s Day food and drink from Fife producers and chefs

Date of article: Thu 4 Mar 21

The Harbour Café - Mother’s Day Seafood Hamper  Weeds might not be a typical Mother’s Day gift, but Great British Menu chef Amy Elles is hoping to change that. Inspired by h ...

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Scottish Government announces increased funding for small accommodation providers

Date of article: Thu 4 Mar 21

Funding to support small accommodation providers impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been expanded. Eligible Bed & Breakfas ...

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Fund Launched for Campervan and Motorhome Operators

Date of article: Thu 4 Mar 21

A fund worth £1 million has been launched today (Thursday, 4 March) to provide support to campervan and motorhome operators in Scotland who are facing financial hardship due ...

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Bowhouse Market Weekends return for Fifers

Date of article: Wed 3 Mar 21

Returning with a series of market weekends throughout 2021, Bowhouse’s Market Weekend will open its doors for Fife makers on 13th and 14th March, giving Fifers the opportunity ...

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First Minister statement: Exit from lockdown could be 'accelerated'

Date of article: Wed 3 Mar 21

The First Minister has given hope that lockdown exit could be accelerated in her statement to the Scottish Parliament this afternoon saying that she ...

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Safe Travels Stamp - Good To Go

Date of article: Mon 1 Mar 21

UK businesses registered ‘We’re Good to Go’ get global ‘Safe Travels’ stamp VisitBritain has announced that tourism businesses in the UK registered to the We’re Good t ...

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Celebrating local produce

Date of article: Wed 24 Feb 21

An initiative to help drive projects that celebrate and promote locally sourced and produced food and drink has reopened for applications. The Scotland Food & Drink Partnershi ...

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First Minister announces details of Scotland's route out of lockdown

Date of article: Tue 23 Feb 21

Scotland's First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon announced the outline of a reopening plan for Scotland's economy this afternoon. Speaking to ...

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VisitScotland Quality Assurance Support

Date of article: Tue 23 Feb 21

COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on Scottish tourism and with restrictions still in place, there is still uncertainty on what the coming season will look like. The vaccine rol ...

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Your chance to help improve Falkland Estate as a place to visit!

Date of article: Mon 22 Feb 21

Over the past year, Falkland Estate has welcomed more visitors than ever before. They're delighted that more people are enjoying this beautiful place, but are also aware that addit ...

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PROVISIONAL date for your diary - STA Virtual Conference 2021!

Date of article: Fri 19 Feb 21

Scottish Tourism Alliance (STA) are not able to host the Scottish Tourism Month activity that they normally would this year, however, the team have been working hard behind the sce ...

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Legislation for licensing scheme withdrawn from Scottish Parliament

Date of article: Fri 19 Feb 21

Legislation for a short-term lets licensing scheme has been withdrawn from the Scottish Parliament to allow for draft guidance to be developed.   A stakeholder working group has ...

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Local Authority Discretionary Fund

Date of article: Fri 19 Feb 21

The purpose of this fund is to provide a one-off grant of £3,000 to businesses in Fife experiencing immediate financial challenges as a result of the COVID-19 restrictions and reg ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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