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Tourism
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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
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
PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza met with state legislators March 6 to discuss legislative priorities, which included a bill to tax certain properties owned by nonprofits and another aimed at increasing the hotel tax. A bill to tax … 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
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
"The welcome we get in Newport is second to none!" said restaurateur Michael T. Frawley, still as enthusiastic about his sister city as he was the first time he visited from his native Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland. This March, the City by the Sea … more
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