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Tourism
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(Updated 3:24 p.m.) Room revenue at 10 downtown hotels climbed 25.5 percent in April and 19.7 percent in March, compared with last year, according to Martha Sheridan, president and CEO of Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau. more
Providence is one of America’s eight most overlooked small cities, according to the website Thrillist, which looked at cities with populations between 100,000 and 300,000 that “just haven’t gotten the national love and attention they deserve.” more
Occupancy in the Warwick’s 16 hotels increased significantly in February, March and April compared with the same time frame last year, according to Mayor Scott Avedisian. more
The International Tennis Hall of Fame is celebrating the grand re-opening of its museum today after a six-month, $3 million renovation. more
Site work has begun for construction of a four-story, 198-room hotel and conference center to replace the 1950s-era Seaview Hotel. more
Providence has made it to the next round in Outside Magazine’s best town in America competition. more
The Top 5 Tourist and Cultural Attractions, ranked by venue attendance in 2014. more
(Updated 1:20 p.m. and 9:20 a.m.) Local 1 percent meal and beverage tax collections rose 3.1 percent year over year in February, and 6.9 percent when comparing fiscal year over fiscal year, the state Department of Revenue reported Monday. more
The Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Newport has drawn thousands of overnight visitors to the Ocean State. While good news for local hotels in the short term, just how much of an impact the 13-day event will have on occupancy rates for the year is hard … more
Newport ballet troupe Island Moving Company has 10 dancers and five staff members, but manages to draw hundreds to its performances of "The Nutcracker" at year's end, in part by holding it at the city's Rosecliff mansion. Normally a draw … more
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