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Hospitality & Tourism
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The Savory Grape recently donated 35 coats to the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence after attendees of the wine shop’s holiday open house were encouraged to donate their gently used winter wear. more
Last week the owners of Twin River made public a proposal to build a 150- to 250-room hotel on the Lincoln site, something they believe will help protect the state’s largest gambling facility from the effects of the introduction of gaming in Massachusetts. more
John E. Taylor Jr., chairman of the board for Twin River Worldwide Holdings, parent company for Lincoln’s Twin River, has helped develop a diversification strategy that includes the July 2014, $250 million purchase of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi in Biloxi, Miss. more
Whether companies try or not to budget for major storms that shut down commerce, those reached on Jan. 28, the day after blizzard Juno’s biggest punch landed across the region, say predicting major weather events remains an art that, when it is accurate, enables companies to adjust more readily. more
Hotel occupancy rates in the Newport and Providence-Warwick areas increased year to date in Newport, and year over year in July for Providence and Warwick, tourism professionals report. According to Evan Smith, president and CEO of Discover … more
Twenty-two years ago, Dan Del Bonis opened a restaurant with a partner. When that didn't work out, he and his father sold the slightly used kitchen equipment to other restaurateurs. And a new business was born. Del Bonis, the owner … more
Summer in Rhode Island is filled with events, festivals, vacations and the special days that make this season like no other. We are spoiled in the Ocean State by the almost endless opportunities for recreation along, in and on Narragansett Bay. … more
With the current controversy swirling around the abrupt closing of two Faial restaurant locations, in Smithfield and North Smithfield, and the resulting outcry from holders of gift certificates to the eatery, it is a good time to revisit what state … more
Conventions in Providence are expected to pump more than $15 million into the Rhode Island economy in 2015, bringing almost 16,000 people to the city to stay in hotels, eat in restaurants and shop. more
Alex Hurd has been appointed as a destination expert at Discover Newport. In his new role, Hurd will assist sales in corporate/association markets that include Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C., as well as areas within western New England. … more
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