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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
Cheryl Vieira has been appointed director of visitor services at Roger Williams Park Zoo. She has worked at the zoo since 2009. Previously she worked as a technology systems manager at The College Crusade of Rhode Island. She holds a B.S. in … more
One of the newest trends in tourism is the rise of experiential travel. That's good news for small businesses in a state filled with hands-on opportunities to "live like a local," as Kristen Adamo, vice president of marketing for the Providence … more
It would be difficult to find a bigger fan of the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau than Kristin Stone. She is general manager of the Providence Riverboat Co., which joined the PWCVB's program about three years ago. "I cannot … more
Roughly 3,000 miles east of California's Napa Valley, and even farther from France's notable wine-making regions, lays Rhode Island, not always the top destination for wine tourists. This was the catalyst behind five southeastern New … more
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