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Tourism
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The decision for Pawtucket-based vacation tour company Collette to “go healthy” had been in the works for some time. A survey of its 276 Rhode Island employees revealed that 85 percent were onboard with the idea of a fitness and wellness center. more
Restaurants and lodging outlets in Rhode Island are expected to continue the slow, steady growth that has characterized those industries since the Great Recession, according to speakers at the Rhode Island Hospitality Association’s annual Economic Outlook Breakfast. more
The upcoming Volvo Ocean Race has already provided a boost in lodging in Newport and across the state for 2015, state hospitality proponents say, yet a forecast from a regional expert is for hotel occupancy rates in Newport to grow by only 1 percentage point. more
(Updated, 1:40 p.m.) The fiscal year of 2014 showed an uptick in hospitality and tourism spending in the Ocean State, as collections for both the 1 percent meal and beverage tax and the 1 percent hotel tax posted increases over fiscal 2013. more
Condor Airlines, a German airline in operation since 1955, announced Tuesday that it was initiating service between T.F. Green Airport and Frankfurt International Airport on June 18, 2015. more
The International Tennis Hall of Fame is celebrating the grand re-opening of its museum today after a six-month, $3 million renovation. more
Occupancy in the Warwick’s 16 hotels increased significantly in February, March and April compared with the same time frame last year, according to Mayor Scott Avedisian. more
What three words best describe your staff? Passionate, committed, motivated. What employee benefit is the most popular among staff members? Volunteer time – employees love the opportunity they have to team up and … more
With recent college graduates entering the workforce, and current employees using summer down time to contemplate career moves, this is also a time for fresh starts. In order to entice some of this coveted talent, some employers are proposing unique … more
Why did you select your profession? Well, I was born into it. I literally exist because of Collette. My mom and dad met on a Collette tour, and I grew up in the industry starting in the company's mailroom during my summers and, after three … more
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