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HOSPITALITY PROFESSIONALS AND RHODE ISLANDERS who helped to bring meetings and sporting event business to the Ocean State celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day at the Providence Warwick Convention and Visitors Bureau Ambassador award ceremony. PWCVB President and CEO Martha Sheridan (in black) and R.I. Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea (in blue) are in the center of the front row. / COURTESY PWCVB

Nine honored by PWCVB for economic contribution

PROVIDENCE – At the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau annual Ambassador awards, held Thursday, nine Rhode Islanders were honored for their revenue- generating...
THE PATRIOT WAY: Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau President Martha Sheridan said the two Patriots home playoff games this season are estimated to generate the Providence area over $1 million in hotel blocks alone. / COURTESY PWCVB

PWCVB estimates Pats playoff games will generate at least $1M total...

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau said that the New England Patriots’ two home playoff games are expected to generate $1...
THE GREATER PROVIDENCE area was named one of the best markets in the U.S. to host a convention. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Providence-Warwick named among top U.S. urban areas for conventions

PROVIDENCE –The Providence-Warwick area was named as one of the best medium-size U.S. cities to host a convention for 2018, according to MeetingSource.com (for the...
COLLECTIONS OF THE 5 PERCENT Hotel Tax in Rhode Island increased $140,618 year over year to $2.1 million in June. Above, the Omni Providence Hotel, which generated collection of $124,605 in 5 percent hotel tax in June. / PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE EWENS

State collected $19.6M in 5% hotel tax in fiscal 2017, a...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island collected $19.6 million in 5 percent hotel taxes in fiscal 2017, a year-over-year increase of 1.2 percent, according to data...

Tourism funding frustration grows

The fiscal 2018 budget finally signed into law by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo Aug. 3 again shifts tourism funding, and some regional council directors...
5 PERCENT HOTEL TAX COLLECTIONS decreased year over year in March, but remained ahead of 2016 fiscal year-to-date collections.

March 5% hotel tax collections fall while YTD outpaces 2016

PROVIDENCE – Five percent hotel tax collections for March 2017 declined 9.7 percent year over year but collections for fiscal 2017 remained ahead of...
THE 5 PERCENT HOTEL TAX in Rhode Island accounted for $800,934 in tax revenue in February. It was subsequently distributed to regional tourism districts, municipalities, the R.I. Commerce Corp. and the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau.

February 5% hotel tax collections rise 4%

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island collections of the 5 percent hotel tax in February increased 4 percent year over year to $800,934, according to the...

Providence selected to host 2019 NAST Conference

PROVIDENCE – The National Association of State Treasurers will hold its 2019 Treasury Management Training Symposium at the R.I. Convention Center from May 21-24,...
DECEMBER 5.0 PERCENT HOTEL tax revenue increased 7.2 percent in December year over year. Fiscal year-to-date collection increased 3.3 percent year over year in December. \ COURTESY RHODE ISLAND DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE

DOR: December 5% hotel tax revenue collection up 7.2% year over...

PROVIDENCE - Rhode Island 5 percent hotel tax revenue was $776,424 in December 2016, a 7.2 percent year-over-year increase, the R.I. Department of Revenue...
THE RHODE TOUR 'Providence Walks' series now features three separate tours in historic Providence: Downtown, The West Side, and The East Side. /COURTESY PROVIDENCE WARWICK CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU

Rhode Tour mobile app launches new self-guided Providence tours

PROVIDENCE – Tourists in Providence will be able to escort themselves through historic city districts, with the addition of two new self-guided walking tours...
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