Updated August 25 at 10:25pm
Hospitality & Tourism
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Betsy Wall, a month into her job as chief marketing officer for R.I. Commerce Corp., turned in her resignation Friday, a casualty of the flawed rollout of the state’s new tourism and economic development program. Along with Wall, the new slogan, “Rhode Island: Cooler and Warmer,” was dropped from the campaign. more
The restaurant review was exuberant in its praise. Joie S. had just visited The Malted Barley, a new restaurant in Providence that features a rich variety of craft beers and hand-rolled, gourmet pretzels. "I AM SO EXCITED THIS PLACE IS … more
Wearing a T-shirt emblazoned with the words, "I have the body of a god (Unfortunately it's Buddha)," Paul Gervais, owner of Buddha Belly LLC, leans out the window of his food truck. "Can I get an order of the dumplings, please?" asks a … more
Twenty Rhode Island restaurants have been honored with Wine Spectator’s 2016 Restaurant Awards. 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
(Updated 2:41, 4:10 and 4:56 p.m.) Reaction to Rhode Island’s new slogan, Rhode Island: Cooler and Warmer, has been anything but lukewarm. more
One gets the impression that Swipely is ahead of the curve simply by checking out its website: the company's interactive and engaging videos and animation leave the impression of a company on the cutting edge. Which it is. Swipely processes … more
The state has a new tourism logo and marketing campaign: “Rhode Island: Cooler and Warmer.” Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and the R.I. Commerce Corp. on Monday unveiled the new campaign and slogan. more
Booming travel and tourism in Boston has spilled over into the lodging industry in Rhode Island this past year, and is part of the reason a consultant is “bullish” on the market here. more
As an African-American and chief of the Mashapaug Nahaganset Tribe, Raymond "Two Hawks" Watson knows all too well what it feels like to be underrepresented in today's society. An advocate of cultural diversity, the 36-year-old promotes the … more
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