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What do visitors to Rhode Island want to see, to keep them coming back again? Unique attractions, experiences that are authentic, and unusual destinations and activities. Along with the restaurants and the popular beaches, visitors want … more
(Updated, 4:55 p.m.) For the first time, three of the Newport mansions will remain open through the winter, with the intent of enhancing the houses as year-round destinations. more
Paula Twidale, the executive vice president of travel group Collette, has been named chairwoman of the United States Tour Operators Association. She is the first woman named to this position. Twidale, a 23-year employee of Collette, has been in the … more
(Updated 1:25 p.m.) Myrna George, the CEO and president of the South County Tourism Council, is leaving her post and the council is advertising the position. more
The Newport Historical Society is launching a new initiative: Newport Eats. more
The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center has received a $12,000 grant that will help digitize the cultural heritage of New Bedford’s fishing community. more
Newport Food Tours is described as a "progressive dining experience" by the owners, husband-and-wife team Marie Larsen Mechtaly and Mehdi Mechtaly. The tour is an up-close and personal one, encompassing just one of Newport's restaurant rows, the … more
Based on just one event, the $4.5 million creation of a new 240-foot pier at Fort Adams State Park in Newport would seem to be a smashing success. But thankfully for the people of Rhode Island, this is one public expenditure that just keeps on … more
Cheryl Vieira has been appointed director of visitor services at Roger Williams Park Zoo. She has worked at the zoo since 2009. Previously she worked as a technology systems manager at The College Crusade of Rhode Island. She holds a B.S. in … more
Twin River's proposed casino in Tiverton to replace Newport Grand is critical to Rhode Island's ability to compete with gaming in the Bay State, according to the casino owner and gaming-industry observers. "In competitive markets, … more
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