Hospitality & Tourism
By PBN StaffTwitter: @ProvBusNews
By all accounts, the stopover of the Volvo Ocean Race in Newport has been a success. Have you attended any of the events connected to the race during its Rhode Island visit?
PBN Web EditorTwitter: @loristabile
The Volvo Ocean Race will continue Sunday as the six boats depart for the 2,800-mile nautical mile journey to Lisbon.
The Newport International Boat Show is calling for submissions for the 2015 Newport for New Products awards.
The Ocean State will receive $270,385 through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Clean Vessel Act grant program to support recreational boating infrastructure and marine sewage disposal facilities.
PBN Staff WriterTwitter: @pdaddona
A new permanent endowment for biological oceanography research at the University of Rhode Island has been funded with a $255,000 bequest from the late professor emeritus Theodore A. Napora.
KVH Industries Inc. saw revenue increase 11.7 percent in the first quarter, but its net loss widened by 26.6 percent.
PBN Staff WriterTwitter: @MaryF_MacDonald
Stone Bridge Marina, a 44-slip marina with a retail store and three-bedroom apartment, sold recently for $1.1 million, according to Lila Delman Real Estate International.