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People who stumbled upon the first prototype for WaterFire Providence in 1994 could be forgiven for responding with a puzzled "huh?" and then moving along. Who knew this odd public art event would bring millions of people and hundreds of millions of … more
Kristine Cox has joined the board of directors of Discover Newport. She has served as general manager at The Newport Harbor Hotel and Marina since 2013. She holds an associate degree in hospitality from Horry Georgetown Technical College. more
T.R. McGrath has been elected to serve on Discover Newport's board of directors. He is president of McGrath Clambakes, and holds a B.S. in environmental engineering from Virginia Tech. more
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
Marco Camacho has been appointed to serve on the board of directors of Discover Newport. He serves as managing director and equity partner for New England Sports Marketing Group LLC. Camacho holds an undergraduate degree from Providence College and … 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
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
StepStone Hospitality, a hotel management company that specializes in premier properties, has added two hotels in Midtown Manhattan to its portfolio of management properties. 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
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