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Hospitality & Tourism
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More than a year before the first sail appears on the Newport horizon, corporations, sponsors and competitors are already booking Rhode Island hotel rooms and planning events for the Volvo Ocean Race. more
Katie Kleyla has been named new director of development at Eat Drink RI, a local culinary media, marketing and event-production company. Before joining Eat Drink RI, Kleyla oversaw marketing & development for Gracie's. Kleyla, who has a B.A. in … more
A key component of a Rhode Island restaurant recommendation from the guest point of view is portion size. We do put a premium on abbondanza, the catchall Italian word that translated means plenty, … more
A specially prepared dish or “special” is an opportunity for both the chef and the diner to experience a taste or technique both may be trying for the first time. The nightly recitation of specials is something just about all of us look forward to when we dine out. more
The Newport area’s visiting and resident wine aficionados will soon have more room to nurse their Pinot noirs and sip their Sauvignon blancs. more
Kim Ward, director of public and community affairs at Twin River Casino, was recently honored as one of five proven leaders during the annual Great Women of Gaming Awards for Casino Enterprise Management Magazine. Over the past 16 years at Twin River, Ward has served on the design team to repurpose existing space into a table-games area, helped to develop a charitable-giving program and she has represented the casino on a series of issues, from council-zoning-ordinance meetings to passing a table-games referendum. Ward holds a BFA in computer graphics from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. more
The realignment of tourism spending proposed by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is intended to create a coordinated, statewide focus on attracting visitors to Rhode Island. It's an idea long advocated by state tourism and economic-development … more
There are love stories about food, about the love of food and about couples who fell in love over a special dish. There are love stories about chefs. Here is a love story about two chefs, a special dish and a famous restaurant which led to love and … more
Dre Beaudoin was recently honored with the Manager of the Quarter Award at the Howley Bread Group’s Leadership Meeting held recently at the Sheraton Providence Airport in Warwick. The Howley Bread Group is a local franchisee of Panera Bread. more
Amanda daCunha, marketing coordinator at Howley Bread Group – a Panera Bread franchisee – recently received the Tom Howley Community Award for her work with the Ryan's Hope Foundation. DaCunha is not new to the fundraising scene. While she was … more
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