To most over the age of 20, the idea of a "three-hour tour" brings back television images of Gilligan in a bucket hat, stranded on a deserted island.
But Cindy Salvato's three-hour Savoring Rhode Island tour is decidedly different, and more …
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The R.I. Hospitality Association hosted the 13th annual Economic Outlook breakfast on Thursday at the R.I. Convention Center, reporting “moderate growth” in the hospitality industry nationally and positive growth in the Rhode Island market.
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Betsy Wall, the new chief marketing officer for R.I. Commerce Corp., said the commentary surrounding the new logo and slogan, “Rhode Island: Cooler & Warmer,” has helped spread the word about the Ocean State.
As the ocean has evolved from a commercial transportation asset into a leisure-time facilitator, Rhode Island has kept up with the transition. Thus, while fishing and trade still have a significant presence in Narragansett Bay and along the Ocean …
By Patricia Daddona | Contributing Writer
Five percent hotel tax collections climbed year over year by 16.4 percent in September, and increased 14.6 percent when comparing the first three months of the fiscal year with the same period in 2014, the state Department of Revenue said this week.