Monday, July 15, 2024

TOPICS

Home Tags Discover Newport

Tag: Discover Newport

Businesses hoping for boost from U.S. Senior Open

NEWPORT – The United States Golf Association made good on its promise to bring the U.S. Senior Open to the historic Newport Country Club,...

53rd Newport Bermuda Race sets sail from Fort Adams State Park

NEWPORT- The 53rd Newport Bermuda Race kicks off Friday with rolling starts of the 165 boats racing southward to the Bermuda finish line set...

Newport expects to see more cruise ships this season

NEWPORT – City officials expect to see more cruise ships and passengers this season than it did in 2023, according to the 2024 schedule...

Regional tourism leaders optimistic new slogan can be ‘All That’ and...

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Commerce Corp. recently unveiled a long-planned statewide marketing campaign, announcing to the world the Ocean State is “All That” and a...

Newport seeks GA support to raise taxes, fees for tourists

NEWPORT – The City Council recently approved several requests for enabling legislation from the General Assembly to allow the city to raise fees and...

Summer tourism spending in Newport, Bristol counties sets new record

NEWPORT – Increases in visitation, summer events and higher daily hotel room rates combined to give Newport a banner fiscal 2023 tourism season, according...
ON GUARD: Becky and Tim Clark, owners of The Beachead restaurant on Block Island, say business hasn’t been quite as robust so far this summer. 
PBN PHOTO/ K. CURTIS

R.I. tourism stays local: Regional campaigns lead the way this summer

Just days before the start of the high season in Newport in early July, local tourism officials gathered to talk status and strategy. At the...
TABLE TALK: Anika Kimble-Huntley, second from left, chief marketing officer at R.I. Commerce Corp., confers with her staff at the R.I. Commerce headquarters in Providence. The staff includes, from left, Mark Brodeur, director of international and domestic group sales; Lindsay Russell, deputy director of communications and stakeholder engagement; and Robin Erickson, domestic tourism and marketing operations director.
PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

ATTRACTION STRATEGY: R.I.’s chief tourism marketer setting plan to entice visitors...

With the start of the peak tourism season approaching, Anika Kimble-Huntley is eyeing the billions of ­dollars that potential visitors to Rhode Island could...

Many ignore R.I.’s Airbnb registry, at least in Newport

Compliance problems with a state registry of short-term vacation rentals are reigniting debate over the program that went into effect last year despite a...

Rental registry needs teeth

The state’s attempt to manage the proliferation of vacation rental properties has gotten off to a rocky start. A state registry for short-term rentals created...
- Featured Event -

Latest News