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State hotel tax revenue increased 21.3 percent, or $176,921, in April to $1 million, according to the state Department of Revenue’s 5 percent hotel tax collections report. 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
Meal, beverage and hotel tax collections increased on a year-over-year basis in March, as well as fiscal year to date, the R.I. Department of Revenue said on Monday. more
With the days ticking down to summer, marking Block Island's busiest time of year for tourism and commerce, a delayed $107 million utility project has some local businesses worried the island will not be ready for this year's tide of tourists. … more
Wind-whipped sails on yachts fluttered at Fort Adams State Park in early May, as Alan Nissen and Annette Poutoppidan enjoyed the Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Newport. The couple from Horsens, Denmark, both avid sailors, spent hours admiring … more
1 As WaterFire's new board chairwoman, what are your top three priorities for the nonprofit? First, to plan, fund and execute the renovation of the building at 475 Valley St. [in Providence] as the WaterFire Arts Center, to qualify for the … 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
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