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Tourism
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(Updated 1:40 p.m.) R.I. Commerce Corp. board member Karl Wadensten on Monday said Gov. Gina M. Raimondo did the right thing in dropping the widely panned slogan “Rhode Island: Cooler and Warmer” from a $5 million tourism marketing campaign, but added there needs to be “a post mortem” on the process that led to its adoption and error-filled rollout. more
Providence was named the most “up and coming city” in the annual “Best of GayCities” challenge, putting it on the “national radar,” according to the travel site. more
IndieWhip, the company that made the Rhode Island tourism video featuring Iceland footage, says, “It’s going all in on Rhode Iceland.” more
The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center announced today its plans to lease space at 38 Bethel St. beginning April 1. The 3,000-square-foot, handicap accessible space is located in the heart of the New Bedford Whaling National Park and will accommodate changing exhibits, public programs, school groups, archives and community gatherings. more
One percent meal and beverage tax collections increased 8.1 percent, and 1 percent hotel tax collections rose 3.9 percent, when comparing December with December 2014, the state Department of Revenue said this week. more
Eisenhower House, at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, is open for year-round event rentals following a $2.2 million renovation. more
Three Roger Williams University students helped Coventry leaders create a campaign to promote the town as a tourist destination. more
Those interested in seeing the inside of the closed “Superman” building at 111 Westminster St. will have to wait their turn. Two hours after letting the public know about the complimentary tours, scheduled for five dates between this weekend and Sept. 24, the events are now completely booked. more
After announcing, then dropping a statewide tourism slogan, the R.I. Commerce Corp. picked up where it left off, moving forward Monday with a campaign to better define and promote the state to potential visitors. more
Roger Williams Park Zoo has won the Quarter Century Award from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, in the company of 118 other facilities across the country. more
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