New Chair for Tourism St Andrews

Tourism St Andrews (the St Andrews Local Tourist Association) recently held one of their regular virtual meetings where members heard updates from the committee and individuals and organisations within the tourism industry sector. The meeting was a particularly significant one in that it was the last meeting with local businesswoman Debbie MacCallum as Chair of…

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Congratulations to Debbie MacCallum of Tourism St Andrews and The Hamish Foundation on being recognised as one of the 2020 Top 100 Women in Tourism.

CELEBRATING TOURISM LEADERS IN 2020 During what has been one of the most challenging years to date for the Scottish tourism industry, Women In Tourism today announce the 2020 Top 100 Women In Tourism. Following the inaugural Top 100 which was launched in 2018, today’s announcement recognises not just individual achievements over the last year,…

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Press Release – St Andrews Prepares to Safely Welcome Tourists

A trailblazing initiative has been launched in St Andrews to safely welcome tourists back to the popular coastal town. Over 300 local businesses and local community groups have come together to create the StaySafe St Andrews Charter to give confidence to visitors and local residents as businesses in the town reopen from the 29th June.…

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St Andrews Tourism After Covid-19

As Chair of the volunteer group Tourism St Andrews (Local Tourism Association) I have been asked a number of times about what the future holds in store for us from a tourism perspective. The short and honest answer is that it is difficult to gauge timelines and who will come to visit us!  Although what…

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Scottish Bakery Celebrates its Centenary

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100 Years, One Family, Five Generations, Seven Shops, a Royal Warrant and Millions of Fudge Doughnuts… Baking in Fife, Scotland, since 1919, Fisher & Donaldson is a Royal Warrant-holding institution. Known for its traditional baking, most notably the ‘world famous’ fudge doughnut, the bakery’s delights are handmade in Fife and enjoyed by people from all over…

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St Andrews scoops 3 tourism awards at regional finals

St Andrews wins 3 categories at regional finals of Scottish Thistle Awards Chair of Tourism St Andrews Debbie MacCallum wins tourism Regional Ambassador category St Andrews Beach Wheelchairs’ Jerry Beaulier judged to be regional Hospitality and Tourism Hero St Andrews favourite The Criterion wins Best Pub award at tourism regional finals St Andrews enjoyed a…

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Notes from the TSA meeting on 12th November 2019

CHAIR UPDATE New committee members January. We have 3 volunteers but if anybody else would like to volunteer Attended STA conference, number of useful presentations we can make available for download through website Attended ETAG conference, 6 week free data for tourism course, share through TSA social media Meeting with Elmwood and Fife College, keen…

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St Andrews Beach Wheelchairs Press Release

Issued by: St Andrews Beach Wheelchairs Date: 25th March 2019 St Andrews and North East Fife to benefit from Accessibility Destination App   St Andrews Beach Wheelchairs service to be enhanced to include Accessibility Destination App for 2019 season   St Andrews and North East Fife embracing opportunities to further improve visitor experience Amy Newton…

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