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Nearly 42 million Americans – including 2.1 million from New England – are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home during the Independence Day holiday travel period from July 1 to 5, the most since 2007, according to AAA. more
Martina Hingis has been named Global Ambassador for the International Tennis Hall of Fame. more
Providence has contracted 834 hotel room nights associated with Saturday’s New England Patriots and Baltimore Ravens playoff game in Foxborough, according to the R.I. Sports Commission, a division of the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau. more
Local 1 percent hotel, meal and beverage tax collections, as well as state 5 percent hotel tax collections, all increased on a year-over-year, and fiscal year-to-date basis through October, according to the state Department of Revenue. more
Within the past year, three downtown Providence hotels have undergone substantial renovations, with new and planned work at two of them being made specifically to attract more convention and meeting business. more
On a recent weekday lunch hour, there were no fewer than 50 food trucks lined up on one stretch of Wall Street in lower Manhattan. more
Providence College made the top 20 in a list of master’s colleges and universities in an annual ranking of higher education institutions with the most students studying abroad. more
Meal and beverage tax collections rose 8.1 percent year over year in April and hotel tax collections jumped 21.3 percent during the same period, according to the R.I. Department of Revenue. more
Providence was at a crossroads when I became mayor three and a half years ago. A $110 million structural budget deficit threatened our capital city with bankruptcy. Unemployment was far too high, private-sector investment too scarce and our housing market continued to suffer from the effects of America’s national recession. more
SCA, a global hygiene and forest products company and sponsor of an all-women’s team in the Volvo Ocean Race, will be an official sponsor in the North American Volvo Ocean Race Stopover here, the company and Sail Newport, a stopover host, said Tuesday. more
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