Updated April 25 at 4:56pm
Hospitality & Tourism
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April 18 has been named as “Do-Over-Day” in Rhode Island, in an effort to encourage residents to support local restaurants, shops and other businesses that were affected by winter storms. more
Rhode Island’s economy experienced positive growth in the fourth quarter, but is showing signs of weakness, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator briefing released Tuesday. more
A new National Park Service report shows that 51,523 visitors to the Roger Williams National Memorial spent $2.9 million in the state last year, a 7.4 percent increase over 2013. more
Stu Upson has been appointed to the new position of chief operating officer at the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum. more
With Valentine’s Day just two weeks away, OpenTable has named the 100 most romantic restaurants in America, and two Newport restaurants made the list. more
Restaurants and lodging outlets in Rhode Island are expected to continue the slow, steady growth that has characterized those industries since the Great Recession, according to speakers at the Rhode Island Hospitality Association’s annual Economic Outlook Breakfast. more
Closed since last summer for a comprehensive inventory of about half of its collections, the Culinary Arts Museum reopens Tuesday at the Harborside campus of Johnson and Wales University featuring a new teaching lab and exhibit. more
The state’s 5 percent hotel tax collections increased year over year for August, but is rising at a slower rate than it did a year ago, according to the R.I. Department of Revenue’s latest report. more
As manager Rick Erickson concluded his tour of the patio at Jacky’s Galaxie at Waterplace, the reservation phone rang at the host station. As if on cue, the caller asked, “Is the outside patio open tonight?” more
Hotels, restaurants and stores are gearing up to welcome the thousands of visitors who will flood Newport from May 5-17, for the Volvo Ocean Race and the race stopover. Teams competing in the race, a journey of some 40,000 nautical miles making 11 … more
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