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(Updated 3:24 p.m.) Room revenue at 10 downtown hotels climbed 25.5 percent in April and 19.7 percent in March, compared with last year, according to Martha Sheridan, president and CEO of Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau. more
Nearly 42 million Americans – including 2.1 million from New England – are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home during the Independence Day holiday travel period from July 1 to 5, the most since 2007, according to AAA. more
Looking for a romantic destination to bring your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day? You don’t have to travel very far. more
The R.I. Convention Center Authority’s three facilities generated more than $717.6 million for the local economy over a five-year period, according to an economic impact study released Friday. more
(Updated, 1:40 p.m.) The fiscal year of 2014 showed an uptick in hospitality and tourism spending in the Ocean State, as collections for both the 1 percent meal and beverage tax and the 1 percent hotel tax posted increases over fiscal 2013. more
(Updated, 6 p.m.) The Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau on Thursday will launch “Recommend Rhode Island,” a promotional initiative to re-brand its ambassador program and encourage grassroots participation. more
Providence College made the top 20 in a list of master’s colleges and universities in an annual ranking of higher education institutions with the most students studying abroad. more
United Airlines had the second-highest number of consumer complaints of the 12 largest airline carriers in the country last year, while Southwest Airlines had the second-fewest, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. more
Brown University is one of the most beautiful colleges to visit in the fall, according to Best College Values. more
Officials celebrated the state’s acquisition of Jerimoth Hill, Rhode Island’s highest point at 812 feet, on Wednesday morning. more
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