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MARIOTT IS INVESTIGATING a hack that may affect 500 million guests. Part of the hack includes the potential theft of 327 million guests' data, including passport numbers, emails and mailing addresses, as well as credit card numbers and expiration dates. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/PATRICK T FALLON

Marriott hit by Starwood hack that ranks among biggest ever

NEW YORK - Marriott International Inc. said it’s investigating a hack of the guest reservation database at its Starwood unit that may be one...
THE 2019 OPEN HOUSE AIR SHOW has been cancelled by the R.I. National Guard due to hundreds of upcoming deployments

WJAR: 2019 Air Show canceled due to deployments

NORTH KINGSTOWN - The 2019 Open House Air Show has been canceled by the Rhode Island National Guard, WJAR-TV NBC 10 reported Thursday.The National...
SLOW SUMMER SPENDING at Rhode Island restaurants is reflected in a year-to-date decline in the collections of the 1 percent meal and beverage tax through August for fiscal 2019, according to the state Department of Revenue. / COURTESY HEMENWAY’S/LUCAS PRESTON

R.I. 1% meal and beverage tax collection falls to $3.1M in...

PROVIDENCE – Collection of the 1 percent meal and beverage tax in Rhode Island in August declined 8.3 percent year over year to $3.1...
THE REMINGTON HOUSE INN announced that it will shut down operations as of November 30. / COURTESY REMINGTON HOUSE INN

The Remington House Inn restaurant closing

The list of long-standing Rhode Island restaurants suddenly closing keeps getting longer. The Remington House Inn, a mainstay in the Apponaug area of Warwick,...
TRAFFIC AT T.F. GREEN Airport increased 6.4 percent year over year in September. / COURTESY R.I. AIRPORT CORP.

Sept. traffic at T.F. Green up 6.4%

WARWICK – Total passengers enplaned and deplaned in September at T.F. Green Airport increased 6.4 percent year over year to 341,745 passengers from 321,282,...
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Sarto has sense of place

Some restaurants are menu-driven, others price-driven. One of the newest downtown Providence restaurants describes itself as “neighborhood-driven.”The new Sarto on Weybosset Street is a...

Tourists are coming back

The storyline goes something like this: Dislike and/or fear of President Donald Trump, tougher visa rules and border enforcement, and reports of hostility to...
RHODE ISLAND'S 5 PERCENT hotel tax collections totaled $3.1 million in July. The Omni Providence Hotel, pictured above, accounted for $76,220 of the tax collection for the month. / PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS

R.I. 5% hotel tax totals $3.1M in July

PROVIDENCE - Collection of the 5 percent hotel tax in Rhode Island totaled $3.1 million in July, a 1.3 percent increase year over year...
TRAFFIC AT T.F. GREEN Airport increased 5.5 percent year over year in August. / COURTESY R.I. AIRPORT CORP.

T.F. Green passenger traffic up 5.5 percent in Aug.

WARWICK – There were 402,461 total passengers enplaned and deplaned at T.F. Green Airport in August, a 5.5 percent increase year over year from...
DAL GLOBAL SERVICES, a subsidiary of Delta Air Lines Inc., announced the layoffs of 51 workers in Warwick via an R.I. DLT WARN notice this month. The layoffs are anticipated to take effect Jan. 31. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANGUS MORDANT

Delta subsidiary to lay off 51 in Warwick in United Airlines...

WARWICK - DAL Global Services LLC, a subsidiary of Delta Air Lines Inc., flied a WARN notice with the R.I. Department of Labor and...
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