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Hospitality & Tourism
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As state leaders labor to move on from the firestorm that followed the rollout of a $5 million tourism marketing campaign, a key question remains: What happened? Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on April 1 responded to widespread criticism by dropping … more
With millions of dollars in scholarships on the line, teams of culinary students from throughout the state competed recently in the opening round of an annual national culinary cooking and restaurant-management competition. The National … more
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
Nicole Diebold is the senior manager of corporate giving at Collette, where she manages the company’s global foundation and social responsibility platform, vetting nonprofit partners and identifying new ways in which giving back can be integrated into travel. 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
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