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Jeffrey O’Brien’s Main Street is made up of the waterways around Newport. His address is on a wharf. When he envisions the expansion of his increasingly busy tour-boat business, Gansett Cruise, he considers a second boat to respond to the demand he’s already serving in Westerly’s Watch Hill area. He thinks about adding a fishing boat to take out people who buy a ticket at a time, so they won’t have to charter a whole boat. more
More travelers are looking to postpone or cancel international trips after the worldwide travel alert issued by the U.S. Department of State, travel insurance aggregator InsureMyTrip reported Thursday. more
Hotel rooms in Nice, France were running $400 per night and Wendy York of Cranston needed to find more reasonably priced accommodations in time for her best friend’s wedding. more
Providence Mayor Angel Taveras, the Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy and Southwest Airlines Thursday opened the new Imagination Center in Burnside Park, the mayor’s office announced. more
Report has Newport tourism agencies are feeling good as they gear up for the kickoff to the region’s peak tourist season this Labor Day weekend. more
The fall cruise-ship season in the port of New Bedford and Newport Harbor is lighter this year than in years past, but in an international market, promoters say, holding steady is a good thing. more
The Blackstone Valley Tourism Council earlier this week announced the eight individuals and organizations that it will fete at its 28th annual awards dinner, scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 3, at Twin River in Lincoln. more
Experience Rhode Island, a luxury shuttle service that provides tours in Providence and Newport, will donate a portion of its fall profits to WaterFire Providence. more
The Rhode Island Marine Trades Association will honor Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and Hunt Yachts President Peter Van Lancker at its fourth annual Industry Partnership Breakfast on Sept. 14. more
The Sept. 21 WaterFire Providence lighting was the scene of FoodForward, a “food innovation showcase” put on by RallyRI, an initiative created by Allan Tear, one of The Rhode Island Foundation’s Rhode Island Innovation Fellows. His goal is to “spark a startup revolution” in the art and design, food and beverage, social impact, and advanced-manufacturing sectors of the Ocean State economy. Vin Scorziello, one of the owners of Campus Fine Wines, was on hand to serve samples of five Rhode Island craft brewers to the public. more
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