Hospitality & Tourism

A little bragging never hurt anyone

Kudos to the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau for its recently completed course “Positively Providence.”The session helped teach 55 people whose jobs require...

CVS trust gives zoo $500,000<br> for accessible tree house

The Roger Williams Park Zoo has received a $500,000 donation from the CVS Caremark Charitable Trust to build a universally accessible tree house for...

Workshop looks at city’s lesser-known attractions

Barbara Barnes started the workshop with a “Peanuts” comic. Linus is telling Charlie Brown about a trip he went on. All the hotels and...
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South County eateries upbeat about summer

Restaurateurs in South County report business is good so far this summer, appearing to fly in the face of media reports of a growing...

RILOT picks GTECH for instant-ticket printing

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Lottery has signed GTECH Corp. subsidiary Creative Games International to supply 20 percent of its instant-ticket printing services.The contract...

Troopers to help patrol Providence this summer

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. State Police will help patrol city streets this summer, as they have since 2005, Gov. Donald L. Carcieri said in...

2 generations of Collette presidents<br> to be honored by Tourism Cares

PAWTUCKET – Collette Vacations President and CEO Daniel J. Sullivan Jr. and his father, the late Dan Sullivan Sr., have been inducted into the...

More than 50 acts slated for Sound Session ’07

PROVIDENCE – Donald W. “Don” King, executive artistic director of the Providence Black Repertory Company, was joined today by Mayor David N. Cicilline in...

Providence Warwick CVB moves to new home

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau has moved to a new location, the organization said in announcing the roster for its...
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50+ eateries join Providence Restaurant Week

PROVIDENCE – More than 50 restaurants from the city’s “sizzling culinary scene” will take part in the second annual Providence Restaurant Week, slated for...
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