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Hospitality & Tourism
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There will be no new state slogan, R.I. Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor said Wednesday during a press briefing. more
(Updated 3:43 p.m.) Betsy Wall, the new chief marketing officer for R.I. Commerce Corp., said the commentary surrounding the new logo and slogan, “Rhode Island: Cooler & Warmer,” has helped spread the word about the Ocean State. more
As the ocean has evolved from a commercial transportation asset into a leisure-time facilitator, Rhode Island has kept up with the transition. Thus, while fishing and trade still have a significant presence in Narragansett Bay and along the Ocean … more
Elio Scanu has been named executive chef at Alpine Country Club. He joins Alpine from L-3 Communications, where he served as corporate director of food services. Scanu holds a B.S. from Saint Michael's College and master certificate in hospitality … more
(Updated 2:40 p.m.) Launched five years ago by Preserve Rhode Island, Rhody Ramble is an online resource for families looking for child-friendly activities at historic sites across the state. more
Five percent hotel tax collections climbed year over year by 16.4 percent in September, and increased 14.6 percent when comparing the first three months of the fiscal year with the same period in 2014, the state Department of Revenue said this week. more
Two hotels in Watch Hill landed on Conde Nast Traveler’s 2015 Readers’ Choice Awards – Ocean House and Watch Hill Inn. more
(Updated 10:38 a.m. and 12:13 p.m.) “It’s back!” exulted Sail Newport Executive Director Brad Read. Word at a packed press conference at the Statehouse Friday morning of the return of the Volvo Ocean Race to Newport in May of 2018 had already seeped out, thanks to a Sail Newport magazine distributed on every seat at the event. more
(Updated 2:18 p.m.) The West Valley Inn has a new owner. more
(Updated, 4:55 p.m.) For the first time, three of the Newport mansions will remain open through the winter, with the intent of enhancing the houses as year-round destinations. more
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