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Hospitality & Tourism
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Summer is over but that doesn't mean the end of the tourism season in Rhode Island. The target through Thanksgiving is an older, more international group of visitors. The extension of the tourism economy into November is the result … more
As tourist season gets underway, an established Newport restaurant owned in part by one of PBN’s 10 chefs To watch under 35 is expanding to both ends of busy Thames Street and bringing a hi-tech perk with it. more
Twenty-one chefs competed to see who had the best chowder recipe at the 35th annual Great Chowder Cook-off on June 18. The event was hosted by Discover Newport and took place at Fort Adams State Park in Newport. First place in the seafood … more
Diners are encouraged to “take a bite out of winter” during Providence Winter Restaurant Weeks, which begin Jan. 10 and run through Jan. 23. more
(Updated 12:57 p.m.) Former state Chief Marketing Officer Betsy Wall will be paid half her salary – approximately $67,500, plus up to $500 for opting out of medical coverage, according to a severance agreement released by the R.I. Commerce Corp. on Wednesday. more
(Updated 3:17 p.m.) The Hotel Providence has been acquired by Linchris Hotel Corp., a hotel management company, in Hanover, Mass. more
Five percent hotel tax collections climbed year over year by 16.4 percent in September, and increased 14.6 percent when comparing the first three months of the fiscal year with the same period in 2014, the state Department of Revenue said this week. more
Local 1 percent hotel, and meal and beverage tax collections climbed over the year and on a fiscal year basis in September, the state Department of Revenue said Wednesday. more
Last summer two French musicians landed in Rhode Island for the final stint of a six-week-long trip across the United States. The duo traveled from Nashville, Tenn., to Los Angeles, where they caught a flight to the East Coast to spend a day before … more
The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority received an additional $4.3 million in federal funding for exterior repair and improvements to the Newport Gateway Center, one of the authority’s main transit hubs. more
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