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Hospitality & Tourism
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Kristy Knoedler knew a lot about cardiac rehabilitation in the early 1990s, having earned a degree in exercise science at the University of Rhode Island and working with cardiac patients at The Miriam Hospital. But she knew little about … more
With the days ticking down to summer, marking Block Island's busiest time of year for tourism and commerce, a delayed $107 million utility project has some local businesses worried the island will not be ready for this year's tide of tourists. … more
When dining out or in general conversation, the talk often turns to favorite restaurants of the past. Everyone it seems has a particular spot frequented in the past that holds a special place, even today. The talk then turns to how that … more
While it always heartening to see culinary tourism championed, we were disappointed that the June 24 Providence Business News article about this topic ignored the more than a decade of work that our organization – with the help of many like-minded … more
What do visitors to Rhode Island want to see, to keep them coming back again? Unique attractions, experiences that are authentic, and unusual destinations and activities. Along with the restaurants and the popular beaches, visitors want … more
Newport Food Tours is described as a "progressive dining experience" by the owners, husband-and-wife team Marie Larsen Mechtaly and Mehdi Mechtaly. The tour is an up-close and personal one, encompassing just one of Newport's restaurant rows, the … more
More than 300 people attended a downtown Providence tour of condominium and apartment buildings on Oct. 17, filtering through sites including the Arcade Providence, Avalon at Center Place and the new building at The Promenade. more
Unions may hold considerable clout in Rhode Island, but labor law doesn't always favor their side. In construction, developers can't be forced to hire organized labor through the use of so-called project labor agreements. And in employment, … more
Robert Fitzpatrick has been president of the all-volunteer nonprofit Neutaconkanut Hill Conservancy in Providence since January 2014. A lifelong resident of Providence, he also is a 25-year veteran of the Providence Police Department. Here he discusses the conservancy’s challenges and assets. more
PROVIDENCE – United Natural Foods Inc. has completed its acquisition of rival Haddon House Food Products Inc. In February, United announced it had entered into the agreement to acquire Haddon for approximately $217.5 million. The final … more
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