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(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 3:24 p.m.) Room revenue at 10 downtown hotels climbed 25.5 percent in April and 19.7 percent in March, compared with last year, according to Martha Sheridan, president and CEO of Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau. more
Nearly 42 million Americans – including 2.1 million from New England – are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home during the Independence Day holiday travel period from July 1 to 5, the most since 2007, according to AAA. 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
The Top 5 list of golf courses, ranked by USGA slope rating. more
Collette, the world tour operator based in Pawtucket, said Monday it is encouraging future travelers to the City of Light to take a wait-and-see approach before changing travel plans. more
An international body that accredits arboretums has recognized the 88 landscapes cared for by the Preservation Society of Newport County as an official arboretum. more
Barcelona, Mexico City, Malta, Bordeaux in France, and – Providence! The New York Times listed the top 52 places to go in 2016, and Rhode Island’s capital city was No. 33 on the list. more
(Updated 11:30 a.m.) Renaissance Providence Hotel workers voted to join Unite Here Local 217 on Thursday, with 23 in favor and 17 opposed. more
(Updated 1:25 p.m.) Myrna George, the CEO and president of the South County Tourism Council, is leaving her post and the council is advertising the position. more
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