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While it always heartening to see culinary tourism championed, we were disappointed that the June 24 Providence Business News article about this topic ignored the more than a decade of work that our organization – with the help of many like-minded … more
As the 2016 summer kicks into high gear, some Rhode Island tourism hotspots have gone mobile, with a smartphone that is, driven by the convenience and low cost of using the ubiquitous tool. For the Providence Independence Trail, headed by … more
Peter Angelone stood on the bank of a pond in Hopkinton. A stand of tall pine trees shaded the water from the summer sun. Angelone, principal fishery biologist for the R.I. Department of Environmental Management, moved out from the shadow … more
What do visitors to Rhode Island want to see, to keep them coming back again? Unique attractions, experiences that are authentic, and unusual destinations and activities. Along with the restaurants and the popular beaches, visitors want … more
Paula Twidale, the executive vice president of travel group Collette, has been named chairwoman of the United States Tour Operators Association. She is the first woman named to this position. Twidale, a 23-year employee of Collette, has been in the … more
The Newport Historical Society is launching a new initiative: Newport Eats. more
Newport Food Tours is described as a "progressive dining experience" by the owners, husband-and-wife team Marie Larsen Mechtaly and Mehdi Mechtaly. The tour is an up-close and personal one, encompassing just one of Newport's restaurant rows, the … more
Based on just one event, the $4.5 million creation of a new 240-foot pier at Fort Adams State Park in Newport would seem to be a smashing success. But thankfully for the people of Rhode Island, this is one public expenditure that just keeps on … more
In the last few years the state has taken steps toward alleviating some of the financial pressures felt by retirees, but some tax professionals believe more could be done to prevent those in their twilight years from leaving the Ocean State. … more
More than 300 people attended a downtown Providence tour of condominium and apartment buildings on Oct. 17, filtering through sites including the Arcade Providence, Avalon at Center Place and the new building at The Promenade. more
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