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Hiring a Rhode Island-based consultant to brand the Ocean State could give the effort stronger momentum than hiring an outsider, say some tourism professionals and observers here. But is that more important than hiring the firm with the … more
Five percent hotel tax collections climbed nearly 5 percent in August compared with August 2014, and rose nearly 14 percent when comparing the first two months of the fiscal year to the prior year period, the state Department of Revenue said Wednesday. more
Positive media coverage and strong economic growth were highlighted at the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau’s annual meeting this week. more
The realignment of tourism spending proposed by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is intended to create a coordinated, statewide focus on attracting visitors to Rhode Island. It's an idea long advocated by state tourism and economic-development … more
Hotels, restaurants and stores are gearing up to welcome the thousands of visitors who will flood Newport from May 5-17, for the Volvo Ocean Race and the race stopover. Teams competing in the race, a journey of some 40,000 nautical miles making 11 … more
For Newport Grand, 2015 could be the year the slots parlor pivots between subsistence and a grander metamorphosis befitting its name. Even those closest to the casino, which a developer says … more
Leisure travelers comprised roughly 43 percent of the Providence-Warwick area’s tourism business over the past five years, according to a first-time study commissioned by the Providence-Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau and the city of Warwick. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said she will nominate Bernard Buonanno Jr., the former chairman of the Providence Civic Center, as a member of the R.I. Convention Center Authority. more
RESTAURANT MENUS ARE meant to be read from the top down, left to right. There are some in the restaurant industry who make lots of money advising restaurateurs to list specials or other … more
The Pawtucket Country Club has been purchased by three members for an undisclosed price. more
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