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Hospitality
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Jean Macomber was named general manager for the Courtyard by Marriott in Warwick. She joins the Waterford Hotel Group, which owns the hotel, from the Residence Inn by Marriott in Warwick. Before that, she was general manager at Residence Inn by … more
Disruption is a buzzword in current academic research, but it can have real-life implications that often are quite powerful. Uber, the Web-based ride-sharing service, complements and supplants licensed taxi service and undercuts the … more
Twin River's proposed casino in Tiverton to replace Newport Grand is critical to Rhode Island's ability to compete with gaming in the Bay State, according to the casino owner and gaming-industry observers. "In competitive markets, … more
Unions may hold considerable clout in Rhode Island, but labor law doesn't always favor their side. In construction, developers can't be forced to hire organized labor through the use of so-called project labor agreements. And in employment, … more
It's a blog. It's bridesmaid services. It's décor. Amy Fields and Kristina Wendell in October launched Prep & Pearls LLC as a hybrid blog, products and services website. The daily blog preppearls.com is aimed at 20-30-something-year-old … more
The Procaccianti Group is seeking a 12-year tax stabilization agreement, including a three-year introductory period with no property taxes, to level the Fogarty Building downtown and construct a nine-story, extended-stay hotel. more
Amy Rees was hired as The Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel's director of sales and marketing. She has a bachelor's degree in history from St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y. more
One of the state's leading restaurant rows is undergoing some changes that might be called "Rhode Island style." This is not a reference to red, white or clear chowder – the latter referred to primarily by Connecticut chowder aficionados – or … more
Gracie's restaurant in Providence and Pamfilio's Catering and Deli in Cumberland have come up with team-building exercises designed to please the palate while tapping into the corporate-outings market. Newport Hospitality offers its … more
This year's "March Madness at the Dunk" is projected to pump $3.5 million into Rhode Island – about the same as it did six years ago – but the success of such events is not always measured in dollars, Providence leaders say. The event … more
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