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Hospitality & Tourism
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More than two decades after its opening, the R.I. Convention Center still routinely runs a deficit, even with the revenue that its parking facility and food services provide. Factor in the debt service – with $300 million still on the books – … more
1 How do you plan to increase tourism to Rhode Island, especially as winter approaches? We want to use the positive momentum we've built through summer to bring more visitors to Rhode Island. The #MyRIStory conversation we sparked has … more
Nichole Jorel has been promoted to manager of workforce development at the Rhode Island Hospitality Association. She previously holding managerial positions at the Boston Copley Marriott, Fairfield Inn and Suites/La Quinta Inn and Suites in Warwick … more
The Providence Warwick Convention and Visitors Bureau’s annual meeting will be held on Nov. 1 at the Rhode Island Convention Center, according to an announcement by the organization on Friday. more
(Updated 2:40 p.m.) Launched five years ago by Preserve Rhode Island, Rhody Ramble is an online resource for families looking for child-friendly activities at historic sites across the state. more
At 8 percent, Fall River had the highest jobless rate in December when compared with Cranston, Providence and Warwick, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Two Rhode Island chefs have made it into the first round of the prestigious James Beard Foundation Awards. Named as semifinalists for Best Chef: Northeast were Chef Derek Wagner, chef and proprietor of Nick’s On Broadway, and Champe Speidel, chef and owner with wife Lisa of Persimmon in Bristol. more
Betsy Wall, a month into her job as chief marketing officer for R.I. Commerce Corp., turned in her resignation Friday, a casualty of the flawed rollout of the state’s new tourism and economic development program. Along with Wall, the new slogan, “Rhode Island: Cooler and Warmer,” was dropped from the campaign. more
Rhode Island is no stranger to celebrations designed to boost local eateries and promote Ocean State fare. It was unusual, however, to see Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and her husband, Andy Moffit, front and center with the R.I. Department of Environmental … more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is open to the idea of allowing a referendum on the legalization of recreational marijuana. more
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