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The fiscal year of 2014 showed an uptick in hospitality and tourism spending in the Ocean State, as collections for both the 1 percent meal and beverage tax and the 1 percent hotel tax posted increases over fiscal 2013.
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The Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau on Thursday will launch “Recommend Rhode Island,” a promotional initiative to re-brand its ambassador program and encourage grassroots participation.
Constructing a small hotel at Twin River Casino is an avenue the parent company, Twin River Worldwide Holdings, would like to explore, the board Chairman John E. Taylor, Jr., told the Town Council Tuesday night.