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Hospitality & Tourism
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Meal and beverage tax collections from local restaurants in Rhode Island totaled $1.77 million in April, an increase of 2.8 percent compared with the $1.73 million collected in April 2013, the R.I. Department of Revenue reported Thursday. more
Rhode Island hotel tax collections fell 2.8 percent in February to $126,603 compared with $130,278 in February 2013, the R.I. Department of Revenue reported Friday. more
The American Bus Association released its annual list of the top 100 events in 2015 in North America for group travel, and Newport’s flower show made the list in the “East” category. more
Hotel tax collections in Rhode Island increased year over year in May for the first time since January, climbing 17.5 percent to $270,851 from $230,579 in May 2013, the R.I. Department of Revenue reported Tuesday. more
Three stories about three chefs for a summer’s day: more
The Governor’s Workforce Board has awarded a total of $1.1 million in Industry Partnership grants to eight groups with proposals aimed at addressing the skills gap in Rhode Island. more
Vestas Wind Systems A/S, a global wind energy company, will sponsor a boat in the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15. Chris Nicholson, a six-time world champion who will be contesting his fifth race, will skipper the boat for the race that starts on Oct. 4 in Alicante, Spain. more
Special pricing from Jan. 11 to Jan. 24 will be offered at about 80 restaurants in Rhode Island and one Massachusetts town through Winter Restaurant Weeks, with some locations incorporating a Girl Scout cookie promotion. more
Red Stripe, the East Side brasserie restaurant, announced plans on Wednesday to open a second location at 455 Main St. in East Greenwich. more
Despite earlier hopes that improved consumer confidence would drive renewed economic growth in the region, New England businesses reported mixed results during May and June, pointing to slow economic growth overall, according to the Federal Reserve Board’s Beige Book released Wednesday. more
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