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Rachelle Handfield has been named executive vice president of human resources at Collette. She joined Collette in 2014 with more than 20 years of human resources leadership experience. Handfield previously held the role of senior vice president of … more
As state leaders labor to move on from the firestorm that followed the rollout of a $5 million tourism marketing campaign, a key question remains: What happened? Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on April 1 responded to widespread criticism by dropping … more
Travel + Leisure is asking readers to rate their favorite cities, towns and regions for its annual “favorite places survey.” more
At a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday, the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe took the first step in the construction of its billion-dollar First Light Resort & Casino. Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal … more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is asking the R.I. Department of Administration to help review what contributed to the error-filled rollout of the state’s $5 million tourism marketing campaign. more
Rhode Island is the seventh-most expensive place to hold a wedding, according to The Knot, a wedding resource. more
“Rhode Island: Cooler & Warmer” may be no longer, but it sparked the imaginations of many who turned to the Internet with their own ideas for state slogans. more
Since October, I have been chairing a House commission studying the potential for growing tourism through a coordinated marketing effort. I sponsored the bill creating this commission because I firmly believe Rhode Island needs an ad campaign that effectively conveys our state’s unique identity to tourists. more
(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
Betsy Wall, a month into her job as chief marketing officer for R.I. Commerce Corp., turned in her resignation Friday, a casualty of the flawed rollout of the state’s new tourism and economic development program. Along with Wall, the new slogan, “Rhode Island: Cooler and Warmer,” was dropped from the campaign. more
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