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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
Jaclyn Leibl-Cote has been appointed vice president of product development at Collette. She holds a B.A. in communication from the University of Rhode Island and is currently completing her MBA at Babson College. more
Having their hotel-tax funds cut equally is a pill tourism-district leaders say they are willing to swallow in order to help pay for the launch of a statewide brand. Yet, just how they will integrate that still undeveloped brand with … more
1A recent economic-impact study calculated that the three R.I. Convention Center Authority facilities generated more than $738 million from 2009 to 2013. How does that compare with its operating costs during the same period? If we simply … more
The Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Newport has drawn thousands of overnight visitors to the Ocean State. While good news for local hotels in the short term, just how much of an impact the 13-day event will have on occupancy rates for the year is hard … 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
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
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
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
A newly constructed boutique hotel named The Break is scheduled to open in Narragansett this month with a soft opening planned for June 19, according to a spokeswoman for Lark Hotels, which will manage its operations. more
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