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Local 1 percent hotel tax collections rose 9.7 percent year over year in August and 13.8 percent through the first two months of the fiscal year compared with the prior fiscal period, the R.I. Department of Revenue said Friday. more
AAA Northeast said 42 percent of Americans plan to take a vacation this year, with most planning visits to warm weather destinations in the United States and abroad. more
The Preservation Society of Newport County has lauded a R.I. Supreme Court decision upholding a Zoning Board vote that approved the society’s application for the controversial Welcome Center to be constructed at the entrance of The Breakers. more
If you visited one of the historic Newport mansions in 2016, you were one of 1,019,983 people to receive a tour that year, according to an announcement made by The Preservation Society of Newport County Tuesday. more
Newly nestled in the city’s Fox Point neighborhood, Persimmon was named Rhode Island’s top eco-friendly, farm-to-table restaurant in a list of each state’s best locavore restaurant by Travel + Leisure. more
Providence has been named the 22nd-best American city for winter travel by Travel + Leisure in its recent list of the top 35 cities for winter vacationing. more
Changes at Ava Anderson, the state’s failed “Cooler & Warmer” tourism campaign, top young chefs and a former Hasbro executive’s take on politics and philanthropy were among the most-read stories on PBN.com in 2016, according to Google Analytics. more
If you’re looking for a romantic getaway in Rhode Island, Castle Hill Inn is the place to go. more
Five percent hotel tax collections were flat over the year in July, the R.I. Department of Revenue said this week. more
Providence College ranked 19th among master’s colleges and universities for semester-long study abroad programs. It also ranked fourth in New England and No. 1 in Rhode Island in the 2016 annual Open Doors Report released by the Institute of International Education, the college announced Wednesday. more
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