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Tourism
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One percent hotel tax collections increased 6.5 percent over the year in June, and nearly 18 percent over the fiscal year, the state Department of Revenue said Thursday. 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
One of the newest trends in tourism is the rise of experiential travel. That's good news for small businesses in a state filled with hands-on opportunities to "live like a local," as Kristen Adamo, vice president of marketing for the Providence … more
It would be difficult to find a bigger fan of the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau than Kristin Stone. She is general manager of the Providence Riverboat Co., which joined the PWCVB's program about three years ago. "I cannot … more
More than 4.3 million New Englanders are expected to travel this holiday season, a 2.2 percent increase compared with last year, AAA Northeast said. more
Roughly 3,000 miles east of California's Napa Valley, and even farther from France's notable wine-making regions, lays Rhode Island, not always the top destination for wine tourists. This was the catalyst behind five southeastern New … more
SATA Azores Airlines is expanding its service at T.F. Green Airport next year, adding flights to mainland Europe in Portugal, and also offering them earlier in the season. more
PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza has named Stephanie Fortunato to serve as director of art, culture and tourism for the city. A graduate of Providence College and Brown University, Fortunato has worked for the city since 2008, most … more
Say one thing for Rhode Island using Milton Glaser to design the new state tourism and business development logo – the work will get noticed. more
PROVIDENCE – Reaction to Rhode Island's new slogan, "Rhode Island: Cooler and Warmer," has been anything but lukewarm. The logo was designed by Milton Glaser, creator of the "I Love New York" slogan. It was unveiled March 28 along with a … more
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