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Five percent hotel tax collections increased over the year by nearly 6 percent in October, and jumped almost 13 percent when comparing the first four months of the fiscal year with the same period last year, the state Department of Revenue reported this week. more
1 How did Newport attract this year's World Match Racing Tour and what type of audience will the free, public stopover bring? Sail Newport has an international reputation for running first-class regattas. By collaborating with the state and … more
Meeting and convention business was so strong in the Providence/Warwick area in the second half of 2015 that it pushed up demand for rooms for the individual traveler, in turn driving up room rates. more
Roger Williams Park Zoo has won the Quarter Century Award from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, in the company of 118 other facilities across the country. more
One percent meal and beverage tax collections increased 8.1 percent, and 1 percent hotel tax collections rose 3.9 percent, when comparing December with December 2014, the state Department of Revenue said this week. more
Streetscape projects in seven communities throughout the state have received Main Street Rhode Island Streetscape Improvement Fund grants, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said Thursday. more
I started Sightsailing a few years after graduating from Boston University and working in sales in Providence. I've always had a passion for sailing, boats, the great city of Newport and meeting people. We now operate three sailing vessels from May … more
The power of environmental protection and green projects has now been widely recognized as an invaluable economic driving force. It has been decades in coming, but the perceived gap between the needs of business and those concerned with natural … more
Rhode Islanders face seven ballot questions this year, and few of them are simple to endorse or reject. Question 1 Does the state need to replace the diminishing asset that is Newport Grand? Absolutely. And the proposal by Twin … more
Tourists walking through some of the Newport mansions will now be allowed to capture the beauty of these buildings with the Preservation Society of Newport County’s new photography policies. more
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