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Hospitality & Tourism
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(Updated, 10 a.m.) August’s hotel tax collections increased 22 percent over July’s collections, and nearly 9 percent above collections for the same time a year ago, according to data released Monday by the R.I. Department of Revenue. more
(Updated 10:42 a.m. and 4 p.m.) A state lawmaker from Lincoln has proposed a bill allowing the owners of Twin River Casino to build a hotel nearby. more
“George’s of Galilee has been known since we started for really great traditional seafood – the kind that you would expect to be served on the beach here in South County,” said Brian Durfee, the third-generation proprietor of the landmark seaport restaurant. more
The R.I. Convention Center Authority’s three facilities generated more than $717.6 million for the local economy over a five-year period, according to an economic impact study released Friday. more
(Updated 4:25 p.m.) In January, local 1 percent hotel tax collections increased 3.4 percent year over year, and local 1 percent meal and beverage tax collections rose 3.6 percent, according to the state Department of Revenue. more
(Updated, 6 p.m.) The Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau on Thursday will launch “Recommend Rhode Island,” a promotional initiative to re-brand its ambassador program and encourage grassroots participation. more
The Savory Grape recently donated 35 coats to the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence after attendees of the wine shop’s holiday open house were encouraged to donate their gently used winter wear. more
Last week the owners of Twin River made public a proposal to build a 150- to 250-room hotel on the Lincoln site, something they believe will help protect the state’s largest gambling facility from the effects of the introduction of gaming in Massachusetts. more
Constructing a small hotel at Twin River Casino is an avenue the parent company, Twin River Worldwide Holdings, would like to explore, the board Chairman John E. Taylor, Jr., told the Town Council Tuesday night. more
John E. Taylor Jr., chairman of the board for Twin River Worldwide Holdings, parent company for Lincoln’s Twin River, has helped develop a diversification strategy that includes the July 2014, $250 million purchase of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi in Biloxi, Miss. more
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