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Tourism
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When Bruce Atwell, Mike Kennedy and Michael Spremulli acquired Captain Cruise & Crew Travel in July 2005, they agreed to focus on old-school customer service. "There are always things about other businesses that you don't like," Spremulli … more
Local 1 percent meal and beverage tax collections, and hotel tax collections increased year over year in February by 15.2 percent and 11.3 percent, respectively. more
The crash of an EgyptAir flight from Cairo to Paris overnight Thursday is the latest example of the shocks reshaping tourism flows in Europe, as a spate of deadly terrorist attacks cause travelers to flock to safer shores in Spain, Greece and Portugal. more
More than 1.7 million New Englanders, the most since 2005, are expected to travel during Memorial Day weekend, according to AAA Northeast. more
Collections from the state 5 percent hotel tax fell 0.3 percent year over year in January, but increased nearly 11 percent when comparing the first seven months of the fiscal year to the same prior-year period, the state Department of Revenue said Wednesday. more
The state’s new tourism campaign is coming to the Blackstone Valley later this month so Rhode Islanders can continue to make it their own. more
WASHINGTON – A new report shows that 60,505 visitors to the Roger Williams National Memorial spent $3.5 million in Rhode Island in 2015. That spending resulted in 50 jobs and had a cumulative benefit to the state economy of $4.6 million. … more
WARWICK – The president of D'Ambra Construction believes the City Council's unanimous vote on May 5 to approve a tax-stabilization agreement could be just what's needed to bring a Hyatt Hotel to Warwick City Centre, the Warwick Beacon reported. … more
PROVIDENCE – A Havas PR agency representative said the company is in the midst of negotiating with R.I. Commerce Corp. about work next fiscal year on the statewide tourism campaign. Linda Descano, executive vice president Havas PR, on May … more
Providence ranked third in Travel + Leisure’s “America’s Favorite Cities” list, two places below its top ranking in 2014 – though Mayor Jorge O. Elorza isn’t complaining. more
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