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Travel + Leisure magazine has named Rhode Island’s Ocean House at Watch Hill the top-ranked resort hotel in the continental U.S., as well as the No. 5 hotel worldwide in the 2014 World’s Best Awards. more
Hotel tax collections, as well as meal and beverage tax collections, rose year over year in November, according to the state Department of Revenue. more
The Great Chowder Cook-off in Newport brings in a stellar group of chefs to compete with Rhode Island’s best. Chowder luminaries arrived this year from restaurants in California, Maine, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York and Washington State – not to mention from across the ocean. more
The Supreme Court has upheld a judgment that said the state of Rhode Island is not liable for injuries a New York man received when visiting Newport’s Cliff Walk, a decision Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin applauded. more
Local 1 percent hotel, meal and beverage tax collections, as well as state 5 percent hotel tax collections, all increased on a year-over-year, and fiscal year-to-date basis through October, according to the state Department of Revenue. more
SCA, a global hygiene and forest products company and sponsor of an all-women’s team in the Volvo Ocean Race, will be an official sponsor in the North American Volvo Ocean Race Stopover here, the company and Sail Newport, a stopover host, said Tuesday. more
In celebration of Providence being named “America’s Favorite City” by readers of Travel + Leisure magazine, Mayor Angel Taveras and the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau are holding a special event Wednesday at Veterans Memorial Auditorium. more
Watch Hill Inn is one of the top hotels in the world, according to Conde Nast Traveler’s Gold List compiled by its editors. more
The state’s website, “Greater Rhode Island – Think Bigger,” which aims to market Rhode Island’s strengths and demographics, has won two awards from a Northeast economic development group. more
Efforts to create a new national park in the Blackstone River Valley moved forward after the House Committee on Natural Resources advanced the Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park Establishment Act late last week. more
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