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Monitoring the effect of Covid-19 on the Scottish Tourism Industry

Date of article: Fri 20 Mar 20

VisitScotland is closely monitoring the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) situation as it evolves and alongside our activities to provide advice and support during this difficult time, we are ...

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Virtual & Local Business Support

Date of article: Fri 20 Mar 20

Business Gateway is being responsive and reactive to the needs and challenges Scottish businesses face due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). At https://www.bgateway.com/resources/cor ...

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Coronavirus – an advisory webinar for employers

Date of article: Fri 20 Mar 20

ACAS Webinars for Employers | Employers can join a free ACAS webinar ‘Coronavirus – an advisory webinar for employers’ on 2 or 7 April. The webinar provides practical advic ...

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Coronavirus business continuity advice

Date of article: Fri 20 Mar 20

Scottish Enterprise have gathered together a list of websites that give useful information on business continuity for employers and businesses.  Info at https://www.scottish-ent ...

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Fife Council Environmental Health Guidance on Changes to Food Businesses (Covid-19)

Date of article: Thu 19 Mar 20

Environmental Health is aware of the difficulties that food businesses are presented with during the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact that this will be having on trade. It is under ...

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VisitScotland Update - Covid-19

Date of article: Wed 18 Mar 20

Information from VisitScotland "We’re closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation as it evolves and alongside our activities to provide advice and support during this difficult t ...

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Covid-19 Update

Date of article: Wed 18 Mar 20

​Follow @fifetourism, @st_alliance & @visitscotnews on twitter.  On 17 March, the Chancellor announced a range of measures to support businesses as they deal with the imp ...

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NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) GUIDANCE FOR EVENT ORGANISERS IN SCOTLAND

Date of article: Wed 18 Mar 20

On 16 March, to slow the spread of COVID-19 the UK and Scottish Government’s have advised people to limit social contact. This includes minimising social contact by avoiding crow ...

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VISITSCOTLAND'S RESPONSE TO COVID-19

Date of article: Wed 18 Mar 20

Our response to the Covid-19 situation We’re closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation as it evolves and alongside our activities to provide advice and support during this diffi ...

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STA Coronavirus Update

Date of article: Wed 18 Mar 20

Scottish Tourism Alliance responds to Chancellor's announcement of economic package for businesses “The headline commitment is substa ...

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Levenmouth LTA Evening Cancelled

Date of article: Mon 16 Mar 20

The Levenmouth LTA evening scheduled for 19th March has been postponed.  ...

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East Neuk AGM & Meeting Cancelled

Date of article: Mon 16 Mar 20

The Committee of Visit East Neuk has decided to postpone the AGM and meeting scheduled for Wednesday, March 18, at Kingsbarns Distillery due to the unfolding coronavirus situation ...

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TAY CITIES REGIONAL TOURISM POSTPONED

Date of article: Fri 13 Mar 20

Due to the ongoing Coronavirus (Covid-19) situation it is with regret that the delivery organisations of the Tay Cities Regional Tourism Conference - Angus, Dundee City, Fife and P ...

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COVID-19 helpline for Scottish businesses

Date of article: Fri 13 Mar 20

A helpline providing businesses across Scotland with advice and guidance on COVID-19 has been announced by Economy Secretary Fiona Hyslop. The helpline, which is now live, will be ...

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Business Gateway Online Resources and Marketing Update - Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Date of article: Thu 12 Mar 20

In light of the current situation around the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Business Gateway would like to share some of the online resources that they have available to businesses at all ...

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Bold new tourism strategies launched at Scotland’s Marine Tourism Conference

Date of article: Thu 12 Mar 20

Sail Scotland’s Marine Tourism Conference took place in West Kilbride yesterday as part of Scottish Tourism Month, providing a high-profile launch pad for ambitious national stra ...

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Trade Development Programme; Food & Drink Activity

Date of article: Thu 12 Mar 20

Exhibitions are the ideal way to market your goods and services and raise your company's profile. Fife’s Trade Development Programme has been developed by the Economic Developmen ...

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Coronavirus Questionnaire

Date of article: Wed 11 Mar 20

Please take a minute to complete the VisitScotland and VisitBritain questionnaires on how Coronavirus is impacting on your business.  These are very short surveys and used to feed ...

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Up to £200,000 funding available for coasts and waters heritage projects

Date of article: Wed 11 Mar 20

Make a splash with Historic Environment Scotland’s new funding programme   Historic Environment Scotland are encouraging organisations with community-based projects to apply f ...

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STA requests government intervention to support industry through Covid-19 crisis

Date of article: Wed 11 Mar 20

“The Scottish Tourism Alliance has been actively seeking feedback from our members on the impact of Coronavirus on their business over the last few days and has been monitoring ...

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Tourism strategy hailed as the ‘dawning of a new era’ at official launch in Glasgow

Date of article: Thu 5 Mar 20

Scotland’s future tourism strategy, ‘Scotland Outlook 2030’ was officially launched this morning at the Scottish Tourism Alliance Signature Conference in Glasgow. The First ...

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New campsite to open in Levenmouth park

Date of article: Thu 5 Mar 20

As part of the regeneration of Silverburn Park, Fife Employment Access Trust (FEAT) which runs the park, is opening up a campsite, which will include three eco-pods for those inter ...

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Balgove Larder recognised as Scotland’s best farm shop

Date of article: Thu 5 Mar 20

Fife farm shop Balgove Larder is the only Scottish business to be named in the best farm shop categories for this year’s Farm Shop & Deli Awards.  These national awards bri ...

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St Andrews Beach Wheelchairs Plans for Successful Season Ahead

Date of article: Thu 5 Mar 20

Following on from two successful summer seasons, the St Andrews Beach Wheelchairs team are currently agreeing plans in preparation for this summer’s service based on the West San ...

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Tay Cities conference welcomes international speakers

Date of article: Tue 3 Mar 20

Tourism businesses must work tay-gether to reach full potential This year’s Tay Cities Regional Tourism Conference 2020 will welcome keynote speakers Dieter Hardt-Stremayr, Man ...

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Q4 2019 Local Tourism Industry Barometer Results

Date of article: Tue 3 Mar 20

The results of the Q4 2019 LTIB survey are now available on our dashboard at https://www.visitscotland.org/research-insights/about-our-industry/industry-barometer. As usual, regi ...

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Fife date announced for Darina Allen as part of Foraging Fortnight

Date of article: Tue 3 Mar 20

Foraging Fortnight has announced that Darina Allen, one of Ireland’s top chefs and best-selling author will be headlining the two-week festival 2 - 17 May in Fife, Forth Valley a ...

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Bowhouse Spring Market Weekends Return

Date of article: Wed 26 Feb 20

SPRING MARKET WEEKENDS AT BOWHOUSE 2020 Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th March, Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th April, Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th May 10am – 4pm, Free ...

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Launch of Scotland¹s Daffodil Festival

Date of article: Wed 26 Feb 20

Scotland’s Daffodil Festival 11th-12th April 2020, 10am -4.30pm, Backhouse Rossie Estate, by Auchtermuchty, Fife KY15 7UZ   Tickets have gone on sale for Scotland’s Daffod ...

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ASSC Launches New Paper: Short-Term Letting and the Housing Crisis

Date of article: Tue 25 Feb 20

In recent times, the self-catering and short-term letting sector has been used as a convenient scapegoat for longstanding failures in housing policy. However, the challenges facing ...

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East Neuk AGM and pre-season meeting

Date of article: Mon 24 Feb 20

You are warmly invited to the Annual General Meeting of Visit East Neuk – the local tourism association for the East Neuk of Fife.  This free event will be held at Kingsbarns D ...

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Coronavirus - is it impacting on your business?

Date of article: Fri 21 Feb 20

The outbreak of the coronavirus is posing a challenge to many businesses globally.  We would like to understand the impact (if any) that this new respiratory illness is having o ...

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Royal Highland Show - Fife Group Stand

Date of article: Fri 21 Feb 20

Fife Council’s Economic Development team in partnership with the Food from Fife network set up a bespoke designed group stand at the Royal Highland Show 2019, to showcase some o ...

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Tay Cities Regional Tourism Conference 2020

Date of article: Mon 17 Feb 20

You’re invited to attend this year's Tay Cities Regional Tourism Conference 2020 on Thursday 26 March at Perth Concert Hall.  We have so much to offer visitors to the Tay Citie ...

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Cruise Tourism Research - Have your say!

Date of article: Mon 17 Feb 20

VisitScotland, in partnership with Scottish Enterprise, Highlands and Islands Enterprise and the Scottish Government, has commissioned an economic and social research company, ekos ...

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Immerse yourself in the Outlander universe and discover Scotland’s stunning locations

Date of article: Fri 14 Feb 20

This Valentine’s Day (14 February) visitors can follow in the footsteps of Outlander’s time-crossed lovers Claire and Jamie with the launch of a new audio guide by Geotourist, ...

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Financial support to prepare for Brexit

Date of article: Mon 10 Feb 20

The Brexit Support Grant, funded by the Scottish Government, provides a minimum of £2,000 and a maximum of £4,000 to help small to medium-sized enterprises in Scotland manage a w ...

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Coronavirus advice for businesses

Date of article: Fri 7 Feb 20

A new respiratory illness, the Wuhan Novel Coronavirus, is currently restricting visits to and from China.  VisitScotland are closely monitoring the situation as it develops to en ...

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East Neuk Festival announces 2020 programme

Date of article: Fri 7 Feb 20

Scotland’s East Neuk Festival (ENF) 2020 will run from 1-5 July with a range of concerts held in and around the fishing villages of St Monans, Anstruther, Kilrenny and Crail. Hi ...

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Author Ian Rankin to Join the Fife Whisky Festival

Date of article: Fri 7 Feb 20

Crime writer Ian Rankin will be guest of honour when the Fife Whisky Festival returns to the Kingdom next month. The author, who was born in Cardenden, Fife, will speak at the whi ...

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