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Getting a "World Heritage" designation for Newport is no easy task, but with a tip from the National Park Service, Newport is trying again and adding Providence into the mix. There are only 23 World Heritage sites in the United States. The … more
Summer is over but that doesn't mean the end of the tourism season in Rhode Island. The target through Thanksgiving is an older, more international group of visitors. The extension of the tourism economy into November is the result … 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
Robert Fitzpatrick has been president of the all-volunteer nonprofit Neutaconkanut Hill Conservancy in Providence since January 2014. A lifelong resident of Providence, he also is a 25-year veteran of the Providence Police Department. Here he discusses the conservancy’s challenges and assets. more
George Germon, founder of iconic Providence restaurant Al Forno with his wife Johanne Killeen, has died following an illness. Germon and Al Forno first put Providence on the culinary map with their … more
A $9 million federal grant to build a new travel plaza and welcome center at Exit 1 off Interstate 95 in Hopkinton was announced Monday by the state’s congressional delegation as well as Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
Two hotels in Watch Hill landed on Conde Nast Traveler’s 2015 Readers’ Choice Awards – Ocean House and Watch Hill Inn. more
Positive media coverage and strong economic growth were highlighted at the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau’s annual meeting this week. more
More than 300 people attended a downtown Providence tour of condominium and apartment buildings on Oct. 17, filtering through sites including the Arcade Providence, Avalon at Center Place and the new building at The Promenade. more
The city’s lodging industry is the strongest it has been in the last few years, Jan D. Freitag of STR told invited industry representatives and students at Johnson & Wales University Tuesday. more
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