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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
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
PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza has named Stephanie Fortunato to serve as director of art, culture and tourism for the city. A graduate of Providence College and Brown University, Fortunato has worked for the city since 2008, most … more
PROVIDENCE – Reaction to Rhode Island's new slogan, "Rhode Island: Cooler and Warmer," has been anything but lukewarm. The logo was designed by Milton Glaser, creator of the "I Love New York" slogan. It was unveiled March 28 along with a … more
Heading to new destinations to learn about local culture is nothing new in travel. But in recent years, the rise of experiential travel has encouraged communities and business owners to immerse visitors in their experience. Instead of … more
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