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Hospitality & Tourism
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Off-peak conventions and large events booked in Rhode Island for Nov. 8 through Dec. 7 account for nearly 20,000 contracted hotel room nights, more than double the number compared with this time last year. more
Rhode Island had the third-highest tax rate on lodging last year, according to HVS Convention, Sports, and Entertainment Consulting’s third annual lodging tax study released this week. more
Cliff Walk has been chosen as one of the “10 Great Public Spaces of 2014” by the American Planning Association. more
Four local chefs and a mixologist will represent the city at the 9th Annual StarChefs International Chefs Congress in Brooklyn, N.Y., from Oct. 26-28. more
(Updated 4:25 p.m.) In January, local 1 percent hotel tax collections increased 3.4 percent year over year, and local 1 percent meal and beverage tax collections rose 3.6 percent, according to the state Department of Revenue. more
The R.I. Convention Center Authority had increased traffic to its three facilities in the first three months of the year, despite several major snow storms and a blizzard that produced heavy snowfall. more
The city has been chosen as a host for first- and second-round games of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament in March 2016, and the event is expected to generate $3.5 million in economic impacts. more
(Updated 1 p.m.) College Ranker has released a list of the 50 most beautiful wedding venues on college campuses, and Salve Regina University’s Ochre Court is No. 5. more
Peter Andruszkiewicz, president and CEO at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, is the new chairman of the Board of Directors of the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce. more
(Updated, 12:05 p.m.) Eastside Marketplace will be acquired by Ahold USA, the parent company of Stop & Shop and other U.S. grocery chains, the Providence company announced Tuesday morning. more
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