Updated February 9 at 3:09pm
Hospitality & Tourism
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Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau on Wednesday opened the Expo of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers at the Rhode Island Convention Center. more
Rhode Island’s capital city was named the third-best mid-sized food city in America by Gogobot, which praised Providence for its diverse array of food trucks. 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
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
The Breakers Welcome Center will receive a $1.5 million contribution from the estate of Helen D. Buchanan, according to the Preservation Society of Newport County, which said it is the largest one-time cash donation in the society’s history. more
Seasons at the Ocean House has been recognized by Open Table as one of the 100 best brunch restaurants in America. more
Five percent hotel tax collections increased over the year by nearly 6 percent in October, and jumped almost 13 percent when comparing the first four months of the fiscal year with the same period last year, the state Department of Revenue reported this week. 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
Meeting and convention business was so strong in the Providence/Warwick area in the second half of 2015 that it pushed up demand for rooms for the individual traveler, in turn driving up room rates. more
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