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Tourism
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Since October, I have been chairing a House commission studying the potential for growing tourism through a coordinated marketing effort. I sponsored the bill creating this commission because I firmly believe Rhode Island needs an ad campaign that effectively conveys our state’s unique identity to tourists. more
Bristol is one of the 18 most fascinating small cities and towns to visit in the country, according to Expedia.com. more
IndieWhip, the company that made the Rhode Island tourism video featuring Iceland footage, says, “It’s going all in on Rhode Iceland.” more
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
Two hotels in Watch Hill landed on Conde Nast Traveler’s 2015 Readers’ Choice Awards – Ocean House and Watch Hill Inn. 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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