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Meeting and convention business was so strong in the Providence/Warwick area in the second half of 2015 that it pushed up demand for rooms for the individual traveler, in turn driving up room rates. more
Cape Air will no longer offer seasonal summer service from T.F. Green to Block Island, the airline announced this week. 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
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
The Newport Historical Society is launching a new initiative: Newport Eats. more
Five percent hotel tax collections increased over the year by nearly 6 percent in October, and jumped almost 13 percent when comparing the first four months of the fiscal year with the same period last year, the state Department of Revenue reported this week. more
Meal and beverage tax collections, as well as hotel tax collections, grew over the year in October and on a fiscal year- to-date basis, the state Department of Revenue reported Wednesday. more
Wanderu, a Boston-based ground travel search engine in North America, expanded its partnership with Peter Pan Bus Lines to increase its Northeast coverage, enabling users to book bus tickets to more than 60 locations in Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and New York. more
(Updated, 4:55 p.m.) For the first time, three of the Newport mansions will remain open through the winter, with the intent of enhancing the houses as year-round destinations. more
Peter Angelone stood on the bank of a pond in Hopkinton. A stand of tall pine trees shaded the water from the summer sun. Angelone, principal fishery biologist for the R.I. Department of Environmental Management, moved out from the shadow … more
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