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Hospitality & Tourism
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Local 1 percent hotel tax collections rose 9.7 percent year over year in August and 13.8 percent through the first two months of the fiscal year compared with the prior fiscal period, the R.I. Department of Revenue said Friday. more
AAA Northeast said 42 percent of Americans plan to take a vacation this year, with most planning visits to warm weather destinations in the United States and abroad. more
The Preservation Society of Newport County has lauded a R.I. Supreme Court decision upholding a Zoning Board vote that approved the society’s application for the controversial Welcome Center to be constructed at the entrance of The Breakers. more
If you visited one of the historic Newport mansions in 2016, you were one of 1,019,983 people to receive a tour that year, according to an announcement made by The Preservation Society of Newport County Tuesday. more
(Updated 2:11 p.m.) The new year will bring new landmarks on two of Newport’s Restaurant Rows. more
Newly nestled in the city’s Fox Point neighborhood, Persimmon was named Rhode Island’s top eco-friendly, farm-to-table restaurant in a list of each state’s best locavore restaurant by Travel + Leisure. more
In an effort to promote and increase knowledge of Rhode Island history among the state’s residents, the Heritage Harbor Foundation donated $137,537 to nine organizations which lead projects that encourage further interest in the Ocean State’s past. more
Providence has been named the 22nd-best American city for winter travel by Travel + Leisure in its recent list of the top 35 cities for winter vacationing. more
Changes at Ava Anderson, the state’s failed “Cooler & Warmer” tourism campaign, top young chefs and a former Hasbro executive’s take on politics and philanthropy were among the most-read stories on PBN.com in 2016, according to Google Analytics. more
Barnaby Evans and Peter Mello of WaterFire and the WaterFire Arts Center were recognized in December by American Institute of Architects Rhode Island with its Archistar Award, which recognizes exceptional contributions to architecture by non-architects. more
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