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Public hearing set for hotel-funded Providence tourism district

PROVIDENCE – The city finance committee on Tuesday set a public hearing on a proposal to create a special district to raise revenue in...
THE NUMBER of events at the R.I. Convention Center and the Amica Mutual Pavilion next door are increasing and so is the amount of spending at local businesses by visitors. / COURTESY R.I. CONVENTION CENTER AUTHORITY

Convention bookings in R.I. looking brighter

The recent Rhode Island Comic Con that drew tens of thousands of people to downtown Providence over three days is the latest sign of...

Good signs for convention business

Things are finally looking up for the state’s pandemic-devastated convention and meetings business, as evidenced by the tens of thousands of visitors to Rhode...
Bruce Newbury

Calamari heavily featured during Providence Restaurant Weeks

The first Restaurant Week was created by Tim Zagat and Joe Baum as a lunch-only promotion to coincide with the Democratic National Convention being...
READY FOR TAKEOFF: James Lolio, left, event manager for the Roger Williams Park Zoo; Ronald Patalano, deputy director of zoo operations; and Do Bao, of Hannart Culture, prepare one of the displays for the Asian Lantern Spectacular set to open at the zoo on April 13. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Zoo looks to capitalize on record attendance

When Roger Williams Park Zoo opened in 1872, its collection of animals was small and included raccoons, guinea pigs and squirrels. Not exactly a...
RIPPLE EFFECT: R.I. Airport Corp. CEO and President Iftikhar Ahmad thinks new nonstop flights in and out of Rhode Island International T.F. Green Airport to southern and West Coast destinations will help boost both leisure and business travel to Rhode Island, which will have a rippling effect for the rest of the state. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

New nonstop flights have R.I. tourism leaders salivating

Iftikhar Ahmad sees dollar signs in the winding security lines and crowds clumped around conveyor belts of suitcases at Rhode Island T.F. Green International...
ABOUT 200 PEOPLE attended Providence Business News' 2022 Book of Lists Premier Event at the Graduate Providence. / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

PBN officially debuts 2022 Book of Lists at Graduate Providence

PROVIDENCE – Approximately 200 local business individuals gathered Thursday at the Graduate Providence to network with one another during Providence Business News’ 2022 Book...
RICK SIMONE, founder of the Ocean State Coalition and executive director of the Federal Hill Commerce Association, said some restaurants saw a 45% increase in reservations after the state on Feb. 9 announced that it would lift its statewide mask mandate on Feb. 11. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

With mask mandate lifted, business advocates say consumer confidence has returned

PROVIDENCE – It did not take too long for small businesses to see consumer confidence return after Rhode Island’s statewide mask mandate for businesses...

Restaurant owners score victory with passage of legislation

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Hospitality Association scored a victory on Thursday as state lawmakers approved passage of two bills that permanently allow restaurants...
Bruce Newbury

Warming up your winter

It appears that this young year is running at the same speed as the last two, with the same impaired drivers at the wheel. As...
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