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Hospitality
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Wind-whipped sails on yachts fluttered at Fort Adams State Park in early May, as Alan Nissen and Annette Poutoppidan enjoyed the Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Newport. The couple from Horsens, Denmark, both avid sailors, spent hours admiring … more
Off-peak conventions and large events booked in Rhode Island for Nov. 8 through Dec. 7 account for nearly 20,000 contracted hotel room nights, more than double the number compared with this time last year. more
The Rhode Island Convention Center hosted 50 percent more faith-based events this past fiscal year than it did in fiscal year 2014, the agency announced Friday, boosting hotel traffic downtown. more
(Updated 4:22 p.m.) Rhode Island’s expedited search to hire a marketing consultant by Aug. 31 could result in the launch of a tourism brand for the state in January. more
More than 20,000 visitors are expected to come to Providence for conventions and conferences over the next 30 days, which is expected to generate approximately $10 million in direct economic impacts. more
Not to rush the season, but plans are set for this fall's 10th annual Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival to be held September 25-27 at the Elms, Rosecliff and Marble House. The weekend of wine tasting, food pairing and celebrity-chef … more
A restaurant can be exceptional without a national ranking. But when it reaches a Five Star rating in Forbes Travel Guide, the national attention is immediate. One restaurant in Rhode Island reached that status in 2015. Seasons, the … more
Leslie Anderson has been named senior vice president of revenue management at TPG Hospitality. Anderson has previously served as a principal of Agile Revenue Management and she also held a 15-year career at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide. She … more
If you’re looking for a summer road trip destination, Oregon is the top spot. more
The state’s 5 percent hotel tax collections increased year over year for August, but is rising at a slower rate than it did a year ago, according to the R.I. Department of Revenue’s latest report. more
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