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Hospitality & Tourism
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PROVIDENCE – A new National Park Service report shows that 51,523 visitors to the Roger Williams National Memorial spent $2.9 million in the state last year, a 7.4 percent increase over 2013. That spending resulted in 42 jobs and had a … more
Last summer two French musicians landed in Rhode Island for the final stint of a six-week-long trip across the United States. The duo traveled from Nashville, Tenn., to Los Angeles, where they caught a flight to the East Coast to spend a day before … more
Owner: State of Rhode Island Architect: Brewster Thornton Group Architects LLP Principal in charge: Barbara Thornton Project manager: Sean Schmigle General contractor: … more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau on Wednesday opened the Expo of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers at the Rhode Island Convention Center. 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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