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Hospitality & Tourism
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The second annual Blount Culinary Summit on food industry trends and challenges is convening Thursday at the Newport Marriott. more
PROVIDENCE – The House has approved legislation to clear the way for construction of a hotel at or near the Twin River Casino in Lincoln. The bill, introduced by Rep. Jeremiah T. O'Grady, D-Lincoln, now goes to the Senate for … more
The Procaccianti Group is seeking a 12-year tax stabilization agreement, including a three-year introductory period with no property taxes, to level the Fogarty Building downtown and construct a nine-story, extended-stay hotel. more
Having their hotel-tax funds cut equally is a pill tourism-district leaders say they are willing to swallow in order to help pay for the launch of a statewide brand. Yet, just how they will integrate that still undeveloped brand with … 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
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