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Fife Tourism Industry Barometer Survey for Q4 2017

Date of article: Fri 19 Jan 18

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 ...

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VisitScotland Chief Executive hails “phenomenal growth” in tourism

Date of article: Fri 19 Jan 18

VisitScotland Chief Executive, Malcolm Roughead, responds to the release of the quarterly (Q3 2017) International Passenger Survey (IPS) tourism statistics by the UK Office of Nati ...

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A game-changer for tourism

Date of article: Fri 19 Jan 18

Following today’s announcement that V&A Dundee will open on Saturday 15 September 2018, Malcolm Roughead, VisitScotland’s Chief Executive, said: "The opening of V&A Dun ...

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Be a Model for VisitScotland

Date of article: Tue 16 Jan 18

Volunteer Models wanted: Members of the LGBT community Black, Asian, minority ethnic individuals or mixed race families (from grandparents to grandchildren, and everyone in betwe ...

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Fife Tourism & Events Strategy Workshops

Date of article: Thu 11 Jan 18

Fife Tourism Partnership Board would like to invite you to the Fife Tourism and Events Strategy Workshops. Tourism in Fife is still growing, we have seen employment levels increas ...

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Second Fife Pride Set to Return to Kirkcaldy

Date of article: Thu 11 Jan 18

Fife Pride organisers have announced the event will return to Kirkcaldy this summer, only the second region-wide LGBT Pride event in the Kingdom. The Pride march and festival will ...

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Women in Tourism - Tourism Opportunities for the East of Scotland

Date of article: Wed 10 Jan 18

Join Women In Tourism at their first event of 2018 which is taking place in St Andrews! During the evening you will have the opportunity to hear from a great panel of speakers and ...

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Students Awarded Savour St Andrews Bursaries

Date of article: Tue 9 Jan 18

Bakery students from Fife College have been awarded special ‘Savour St Andrews’ bursaries to help boost their careers in the hospitality industry.   ​The awards were hande ...

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Find Your Hoppy Place

Date of article: Mon 8 Jan 18

It’s believed that beer has been brewed in Scotland for more than 5000 years and with more than 115 breweries, stretching from the Valhalla Brewery on Unst in Shetland to Portpat ...

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Eat like a horse: Balgove Larder sales prompt 2018 extension

Date of article: Fri 5 Jan 18

St Andrews farm shop Balgove Larder is announcing that it will double the size of its current café on the back of strong sales that have seen customers enjoy 56,760 scones and 61, ...

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Bowhouse welcomes 15,000 visitors in first six months and announces spring programme

Date of article: Fri 22 Dec 17

Bowhouse, Fife’s new food and drink hub has welcomed an impressive 15,000 visits to its three food weekends this year and announced a programme of monthly spring food weekends. ...

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VisitScotland Job Opportunity - Regional Partnerships Director - South

Date of article: Fri 22 Dec 17

The post holder will lead strategic engagement and partnership development across a wide range of groups, organisations and businesses operating within the visitor economy primaril ...

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Discover Dunfermline looking to the future

Date of article: Fri 22 Dec 17

Historical New Year walk brings in new “apprentices” Renowned for his exceptional historical interests, Jack Pryde has now decided to look to the future. After 30 years of org ...

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More than eight million visit Fife in 2017

Date of article: Mon 18 Dec 17

Revenues remains strong with tourism worth £570 million Tourism in Fife worth £570 million to the economy supporting 11,000 jobs Fife in top five ‘instagrammed’ regions in ...

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Picture perfect Fife

Date of article: Thu 14 Dec 17

VisitScotland's consumer social media team turned their attention to Fife last month as part of a regional feature/takeover. The three consumer social media channels – Twitter, ...

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Help shape the future of Leven Promenade

Date of article: Wed 13 Dec 17

People in Levenmouth are being urged to share their views and help shape the future of the Promenade. Fife Council allocated £25,000 towards the regeneration of the prom and work ...

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Future Industry Leader Sought by Women in Tourism

Date of article: Wed 13 Dec 17

In celebration of Scotland’s Year of Young People, this morning Women In Tourism launched a campaign to recruit a young person to join them as a Board member throughout 2018.  T ...

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Create an Accessibility Guide

Date of article: Wed 13 Dec 17

Are you tapping into the lucrative Accessible Tourism market? The value of accessible tourism to Scotland in 2015 was £1.3 billion. A new website developed by VisitScotland and ...

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Scottish Tourism Trends 2018

Date of article: Mon 11 Dec 17

Còsagach– an old Scottish word which describes the feeling of being snug, sheltered or cosy – has been identified by VisitScotland as a new trend for 2018, which could rival t ...

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First Food Tourism Strategy for Scotland

Date of article: Thu 7 Dec 17

Scotland’s food and drink and tourism sectors express their ambition for the country to become a global food tourism destination. Food tourism is big business. Bringing producer ...

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Building a Bestselling Business "Sustainable Growth" Workshop

Date of article: Wed 6 Dec 17

Are you a small or medium sized food producer, processor or foodservice business? Do you want to learn more about managing cash flow? Do you want to develop market opportunities? ...

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Opportunity to exhibit on the East Scotland Regional Destination Stand at VisitScotland expo 2018

Date of article: Tue 5 Dec 17

Fife will be exhibiting along with Dundee, Angus and Perth under the banner of ‘East Scotland’ at next year’s VisitScotland expo (11-12 April 2018) at the SECC Glasgow. This ...

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Tourism Businesses Cruise to Success

Date of article: Wed 29 Nov 17

The manager of a Fife tourism project has sailed off with two prizes at the regional finals of the prestigious Scottish Thistle Awards. Cruise Forth project manager Peter Wilson ...

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Culinary Arts Student Wins Gold

Date of article: Wed 29 Nov 17

A Professional Cookery student from Fife College is feeling her oats after winning a competition at the prestigious Scottish Chefs Conference 2017. ​Fiona Campbell, (35) from Gl ...

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You're Welcome

Date of article: Tue 28 Nov 17

Commenting on the results of the Rough Guides Reader Awards 2017, Malcolm Roughead, VisitScotland Chief Executive, said: “It’s fantastic to see that Scotland’s charm has cast ...

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Fife Barometer Survey Results - Q3 2017

Date of article: Mon 27 Nov 17

Many thanks to Fife businesses for taking part in the Fife Tourism Industry Barometer for Quarter 3.  Please find the results attached in the download below.    The Fife To ...

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Thistle Be Our Night!

Date of article: Mon 27 Nov 17

Tourism talent in Central East, Borders and Tayside has been recognised in the country’s most prestigious tourism awards. A total of 32 tourism businesses struck gold at the Sco ...

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Fife towns shortlisted in Scotland’s Towns Week design competition

Date of article: Wed 22 Nov 17

Two Fife towns have been shortlisted in Scotland’s Towns Partnership’s FutureTown design competition.  As part of Scotland’s Towns Week (20-26 Nov) members of the public are ...

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Fife Businesswomen encouraged to enter 2018 AccelerateHER Awards

Date of article: Wed 22 Nov 17

The organisers behind the 2018 AccelerateHER Awards are urging female entrepreneurs in Fife to enter Scotland’s only awards programme that is wholly dedicated to supporting aspi ...

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Introducing Christmas Bowhouse Food Weekend, Near St Monans, Fife

Date of article: Wed 22 Nov 17

With its first ever Christmas Food Weekend event just weeks away, Bowhouse is getting ready to welcome some of Scotland’s most exciting food and drink producers to the market, al ...

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Christmas Night Market at Balgove Larder

Date of article: Tue 14 Nov 17

Based just outside St Andrews in Fife, Balgove Larder is delighted to announce a lineup of music, crafts and of course, outstanding local food for its Christmas Night Market on 12t ...

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Food for thought!

Date of article: Mon 13 Nov 17

MOO-ve over porridge and haggis….research highlighted by VisitScotland shows that Scottish beef appeals to consumers more than traditional porridge oats, haggis and Scottish salm ...

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Fife Coastal Path Video

Date of article: Mon 13 Nov 17

Fife Coast and Countryside Trust has unveiled a new Fife Coastal Path video. During the summer months our team of Coastal Rangers and a film crew, braved typical Scottish summer we ...

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Culinary Arts Students Cook Up Win for Fife College

Date of article: Mon 13 Nov 17

Successful students from Fife College have returned from the States with a myriad of medals from Nations Cups’ International Student Culinary Competition. HNC Professional Cooke ...

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Carnegie Lecture

Date of article: Mon 13 Nov 17

To mark the 125th anniversary of one of the most notorious strikes in American history, the Homestead dispute that took place in Andrew Carnegie’s Homestead Steeworks in Pittsbur ...

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Fife vintage firm in 7th heaven as its brass padlocks are a bear necessity for Paddington 2 movie

Date of article: Fri 10 Nov 17

The team at Fife vintage specialist Scaramanga is celebrating with marmalade sandwiches all round after two of its antique brass padlocks proved to be a bear necessity for the Padd ...

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Fife Tourism Conference 2017 - Last few places remaining!

Date of article: Thu 9 Nov 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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The Menu Food and Drink Awards

Date of article: Wed 8 Nov 17

“Scottish food and drink is celebrated across the world and each region has its own diverse and exciting offering. The Menu Food and Drink Awards are a fantastic way to shine a l ...

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Eden Mill’s Blendworks Experience lets you make your own gin — and you get to take it home!

Date of article: Mon 6 Nov 17

It’s already well known as the home of golf, but St Andrews could also soon be known as the home of gin – thanks to a £150,000 investment in a new tourist experience. Blendwo ...

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Legends in the making

Date of article: Mon 6 Nov 17

Legends will spotlight Scotland's innovation, such as the Forth Bridge and Queensferry Crossing. VisitScotland is encouraging global brands, charities and organisations from Life ...

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