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When architects design new buildings for developed settings, they look to the neighborhood for context. The new additions may pay homage to what surrounds them, or they may take a completely different approach. Sometimes, buildings … more
Fundraising has brought in more than $113,500 to help defray the cost of major repairs to Roger Williams Park Zoo’s harbor seal exhibit. more
The International Tennis Hall of Fame has surpassed its $15 million goal for its Match Point Capital Campaign, according to its Capital Campaign Committee. more
Hiring a Rhode Island-based consultant to brand the Ocean State could give the effort stronger momentum than hiring an outsider, say some tourism professionals and observers here. But is that more important than hiring the firm with the … more
Hotel occupancy rates in the Newport and Providence-Warwick areas increased year to date in Newport, and year over year in July for Providence and Warwick, tourism professionals report. According to Evan Smith, president and CEO of Discover … more
Booming travel and tourism in Boston has spilled over into the lodging industry in Rhode Island this past year, and is part of the reason a consultant is “bullish” on the market here. more
The Breakers Welcome Center will receive a $1.5 million contribution from the estate of Helen D. Buchanan, according to the Preservation Society of Newport County, which said it is the largest one-time cash donation in the society’s history. more
Hotel occupancy rates in the Newport and Providence-Warwick areas increased year to date in Newport, and year over year in July for Providence and Warwick, tourism experts report. more
Hotel tax collections grew 7.3 percent year over year in June, and meal and beverage tax collections increased 6.6 percent, according to the R.I. Department of Revenue. more
The highest number of Labor Day travelers nationwide since 2008 are expected this weekend, according to AAA Northeast, which pointed to lower gasoline prices, higher disposable incomes and a stronger job market as reasons for the increase. more
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