Hospitality & Tourism

Providence loses ground as ‘city for singles’

Providence is No. 40 among the Best Cities for Singles, Forbes said in its seventh annual ranking of selected cities nationwide, while Boston...

Hopes grow for hotel in New Bedford

After nearly 40 years without a hotel downtown or along the nearby waterfront, it looks as though New Bedford might finally get one. Lafrance Hospitality...

WSJ recognizes Providence as up-and-comer

NEW YORK – Providence finds itself on the cusp of a pickup in cultural travelers and conventioneers, the Wall St. Journal declared in its...

Dunkin’ Donuts coffee to be sold across U.S.

CANTON, Mass. – Dunkin’ Donuts coffee will be available in a broad range of retail outlets by September thanks to an agreement announced by...
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Newport’s lessons for the Bahamas

A 15-person Bahamian group visited Rhode Island from Aug. 7 to Aug. 12 as part of the U.S. National Guard State Partnership Program. As Keith...
PHOTO COURTESY THE PROCACCIANTI GROUP  A VIEW from the Westin shows the R.I. Convention Center, right, and key Procaccianti properties: the Fogarty Building, center left, and in the background, La Salle Square. /

Reshaping a piece of downtown

Two years after the national real estate and hotel management company The Procaccianti Group announced its ambition to acquire and develop a “power block”...
CAPITAL GRILLE's parent company is being purchased by the parent of Olive Garden and Red Lobster for $1.4 billion. /

Capital Grille parent bought for $1.4B

ORLANDO, Fla. – The owner of the Olive Garden and Red Lobster restaurant chains has agreed to buy the parent of Capital Grille for...
MONTHLY EMPLOYMENT figures for Rhode Island for July 2006 to July 2007. /

R.I. adds jobs for 6th straight record

CRANSTON - Rhode Island continued to add to its record number of jobs in July, gaining 200 payroll jobs to bring the total to...
FORMER DEM DIRECTOR Jan Reitsma has been named the new executive director of the John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor Commission and the Roger Williams National Memorial. /

Former DEM chief to oversee B.V. corridor

WOONSOCKET – Former director of the R.I. Department of Environmental Management, Jan Reitsma, has been named executive director of the John H. Chafee Blackstone...

RIHTA names state’s restaurant good neighbors

Chef John Philcox of Café Zelda in Newport and Lombardi’s 1025 Club of Johnston have been honored by the R.I. Hospitality and Tourism Association...
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