People who stumbled upon the first prototype for WaterFire Providence in 1994 could be forgiven for responding with a puzzled "huh?" and then moving along. Who knew this odd public art event would bring millions of people and hundreds of millions of …
As the ocean has evolved from a commercial transportation asset into a leisure-time facilitator, Rhode Island has kept up with the transition. Thus, while fishing and trade still have a significant presence in Narragansett Bay and along the Ocean …
By Patricia Daddona | Contributing Writer
1 What is the purpose of having Rhode Islanders help shape the state's tourism campaign?
What we're seeing in destination marketing and place-making is an evolution toward a local spirit, a local voice, a grassroots kind of storytelling. …
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 …
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.