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Tourism
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More than two decades after its opening, the R.I. Convention Center still routinely runs a deficit, even with the revenue that its parking facility and food services provide. Factor in the debt service – with $300 million still on the books – … more
1 How do you plan to increase tourism to Rhode Island, especially as winter approaches? We want to use the positive momentum we've built through summer to bring more visitors to Rhode Island. The #MyRIStory conversation we sparked has … more
This year's "March Madness at the Dunk" is projected to pump $3.5 million into Rhode Island – about the same as it did six years ago – but the success of such events is not always measured in dollars, Providence leaders say. The event … more
The mosquitoes that spread the Zika virus are not found in Rhode Island. But because so many Ocean State residents have family in affected areas, and have traveled in recent months, the implications of the virus have become an issue for local … more
In a few months, when the ill-fated "Cooler & Warmer" slogan and a bungled introductory video fade from collective memory, Rhode Island will have a stronger national and regional profile if it follows through with its marketing campaign, according … more
BOSTON – Does this month's Arctic-like cold have you dreaming about summer vacations? You're not alone. But you may be late when it comes to finding a rental home for this summer on the Cape or Islands, according to a report in The Boston Globe … more
WASHINGTON – A new report shows that 60,505 visitors to the Roger Williams National Memorial spent $3.5 million in Rhode Island in 2015. That spending resulted in 50 jobs and had a cumulative benefit to the state economy of $4.6 million. … more
Kelly L. Thomas started making Italian sausage with her father when she was a child. The joy from making food and spending time with family evolved over time and eventually culminated in her starting a company in the village of Wakefield in … more
State officials are closely monitoring a new Providence-Newport ferry service, hoping the 10-week tourism project will be successful enough to justify its continuation and possible expansion to other coastal towns. The service, which … more
Rachelle Handfield has been named executive vice president of human resources at Collette. She joined Collette in 2014 with more than 20 years of human resources leadership experience. Handfield previously held the role of senior vice president of … more
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