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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
Erin Donovan-Boyle is executive director of the Newport County Chamber of Commerce, one of the state's largest business-advocacy organizations. She discusses some of the changes in the business climate in the state and new initiatives for the … more
Getting a "World Heritage" designation for Newport is no easy task, but with a tip from the National Park Service, Newport is trying again and adding Providence into the mix. There are only 23 World Heritage sites in the United States. The … 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
Rhode Islanders will be debating the quality and effectiveness of the state's new tourism and economic-development initiative, "Rhode Island: Cooler and Warmer," for quite a while. What should not take long to evaluate, however, is the … more
WARWICK – A development that could create jobs and boost hotels, restaurants and airport-related businesses is being proposed at the 23.3-acre Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick site on Greenwich Avenue, the Warwick Beacon reported earlier this … more
WARWICK – The president of D'Ambra Construction believes the City Council's unanimous vote on May 5 to approve a tax-stabilization agreement could be just what's needed to bring a Hyatt Hotel to Warwick City Centre, the Warwick Beacon reported. … more
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