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Tourism
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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
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
Robert Fitzpatrick has been president of the all-volunteer nonprofit Neutaconkanut Hill Conservancy in Providence since January 2014. A lifelong resident of Providence, he also is a 25-year veteran of the Providence Police Department. Here he discusses the conservancy’s challenges and assets. more
Collette has been around since 1918, started as a motor-coach operator on the East Coast. My father, Dan, took ownership in 1962, focusing on the business but also engaging in the community. In 1964, my father took my siblings and me on a … more
Of all the Travel + Leisure lists to show up on, this is not the best. Providence was rated No. 13 on the travel magazine’s list of America’s Rudest Cities. But at least it wasn’t Boston, which came in at No. 7 in this most recent release based on T&L’s America’s Favorite Places reader survey. more
The city is taking part in the international Jane’s Walk Global Weekend Festival, in honor of urban activist Jane Jacobs, by hosting guided tours on May 6, 7 and 8. more
Newport Hospitality Inc. has been awarded an international award for its role in promoting the Volvo Ocean Race’s stopover last spring. more
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
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