Hospitality & Tourism

WITH THE TRUCK are Priscilla Young, left, executive director of Big Sisters of Rhode Island; Lynne Kelly, center, Collette's community relations manager; and Jennifer Wilson, a former Big Sisters chairwoman and Collette's vice president of human resources. /

Big Sisters of R.I. honors Collette <br> with logo on donation-center...

ig Sisters of Rhode Island recognized Pawtucket-based Collette Vacations as its 2007 lead corporate partner recently by putting Collette’s logo on a Big Sisters...

Should al fresco dining be restricted?

This week’s poll asked local business leaders how they feel about dining al fresco, both as a customer and as a neighbor of restaurants...
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A proud standard-bearer for R.I. hospitality

The Rhode Island Hospitality and Tourism Association was formed in 1982 by the merger of the Rhode Island Restaurant Association and the Rhode Island...
HOTEL ASSET Value Enhancement of Tiverton, which will run the hotel, joined with Acorn Asset Management of California to buy it. /

Hotel Providence is sold<br> for undisclosed sum

PROVIDENCE – Tiverton-based Hotel Asset Value Enhancement LLC and Sacramento-based Acorn Asset Management Inc. have bought the Hotel Providence from founder Stanley Weiss for...
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Study: Airports add $2.1B to R.I. economy

WARWICK – Rhode Island’s commercial and general aviation airports generate $2.1 billion in economic activity each year, nearly $2 billion of which comes from...
The Procaccianti Group wants to build year-round attractions in Newport, such as an indoor water park. /

A Grand new vision for Newport

The Procaccianti Group last week unveiled plans for as much as $1.4 billion of development on 75 acres of Newport’s North End, including entertainment...

AS220, BankRI share pride in Dreyfus Hotel

After about two years of redevelopment efforts, the former Dreyfus Hotel downtown is almost ready to open as an ornate restaurant and pub, street-level...

Officials warn about ad on hand-washing posters

PROVIDENCE – A hand-washing signage advertisement from a company calling itself the Rhode Island Food Service Compliance Center is causing a stir in the...
THE NORTH END, as envisioned by TPG and TRO Jung | Brannen after the completion of the $1.4 billion private development.  /

TPG unveils $1.4B ‘O2’ development plan <br>that begins with buying Newport...

NEWPORT – The Procaccianti Group, joined by business leaders and elected officials from Newport and Aquidneck Island, today announced the beginning of an entertainment/residential/commercial...
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Steamship Historical Society hires director

EAST PROVIDENCE – Michigan native Matthew S. Schulte has been selected to serve as the Steamship Historical Society of America’s first executive director. His...
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