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Hospitality & Tourism
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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
The restaurant review was exuberant in its praise. Joie S. had just visited The Malted Barley, a new restaurant in Providence that features a rich variety of craft beers and hand-rolled, gourmet pretzels. "I AM SO EXCITED THIS PLACE IS … more
Billed as a future income generator, the R.I. Convention Center has been a point of contention since its doors opened in 1993. Operationally, the facility, including the parking garage and food services, has lost more than $21 … more
Wearing a T-shirt emblazoned with the words, "I have the body of a god (Unfortunately it's Buddha)," Paul Gervais, owner of Buddha Belly LLC, leans out the window of his food truck. "Can I get an order of the dumplings, please?" asks a … more
Twenty Rhode Island restaurants have been honored with Wine Spectator’s 2016 Restaurant Awards. more
The Providence Board of Licenses is not serving the people at an acceptable required standard and significant changes are necessary. That’s according to former R.I. Attorney General Jeffrey Pine, who was commissioned by the Providence City Council in March to review the embattled city board. more
(Updated 2:41, 4:10 and 4:56 p.m.) Reaction to Rhode Island’s new slogan, Rhode Island: Cooler and Warmer, has been anything but lukewarm. more
The state has a new tourism logo and marketing campaign: “Rhode Island: Cooler and Warmer.” Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and the R.I. Commerce Corp. on Monday unveiled the new campaign and slogan. more
As an African-American and chief of the Mashapaug Nahaganset Tribe, Raymond "Two Hawks" Watson knows all too well what it feels like to be underrepresented in today's society. An advocate of cultural diversity, the 36-year-old promotes the … more
Some of the hottest, up-and-coming executive chefs in Rhode Island are under 35. "With the resource of [Johnson & Wales University, which] has proximity to restaurants, chefs tend to stay or move here," observed chef John Elkhay. … more
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