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Hospitality & Tourism
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Since October, I have been chairing a House commission studying the potential for growing tourism through a coordinated marketing effort. I sponsored the bill creating this commission because I firmly believe Rhode Island needs an ad campaign that effectively conveys our state’s unique identity to tourists. more
It may not be regionally appropriate to say, "Mammas, don't let your babies grow up to be cowboys," but it's not far off, even halfway across the continent. The most recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report on the median hourly wages … more
Be it the weather, reduced beach fees, strengthening economy or just an outlier year, beachgoers are out in droves this year and the tourism sector is benefiting in Rhode Island. From May through July, the number of beachgoers to visit … more
The national Omni Hotels & Resorts chain launched a campaign in June to bring more traffic to its website and help those in need of food in the 42 communities that support the company's 60 properties. The campaign, Say Goodnight to Hunger, … more
"It's the essence of what life was like. Look around, hear the music, taste the food and you'll know." Is the speaker a historian? A theme park "imagineer"? John Edick may be both. He is a caterer, the owner of Blackstone Catering in Newport. … more
The yachting lifestyle is more within reach than you may think, thanks to the subcategory of the yachting industry known as the charter yacht experience. And perhaps surprisingly, one of the most impressive parts of that piece of the business can be … more
Jeffrey Mancinho has joined the ProvidenceG as director of operations. Mancinho is a 19-year industry expert, joining ProvidenceG after holding general manager positions at Ruth's Chris Steak House in Providence and Shrine Asian Kitchen, Nightclub … more
Who influences where we dine out? When couples get together, there tends to be one in the crowd with veto power. If that person does not care for the style of food suggested by the group, that choice is off the table. When vacationing, the dining … more
Brittany Lauro, social media manager at Discover Newport, has been selected for a "30 Under 30" award by Destination Marketing Association International, the trade association for official destination-marketing organizations worldwide. Why … more
The Newport Yachting Center has been rebranded as The Bohlin, a wedding and social-event host that is "very classically Newport," said Marie Cuccia, owner Newport Harbor Corp.'s director of sales Interest in the downtown venue has only … more
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