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Hospitality & Tourism
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(Updated 3:24 p.m.) Room revenue at 10 downtown hotels climbed 25.5 percent in April and 19.7 percent in March, compared with last year, according to Martha Sheridan, president and CEO of Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau. more
Occupancy in the Warwick’s 16 hotels increased significantly in February, March and April compared with the same time frame last year, according to Mayor Scott Avedisian. more
The International Tennis Hall of Fame is celebrating the grand re-opening of its museum today after a six-month, $3 million renovation. more
Rhode Island is the most food-friendly state, according to a list by Retale, a Web-based service and app for shoppers. more
The Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce today is highlighting some of the state’s top food companies at the Rhode Island Convention Center where the Rhode Island Business Plan Competition will also announce its 2015 winners later today. more
(Updated 1:20 p.m. and 9:20 a.m.) Local 1 percent meal and beverage tax collections rose 3.1 percent year over year in February, and 6.9 percent when comparing fiscal year over fiscal year, the state Department of Revenue reported Monday. more
The Ocean House, in Westerly’s Watch Hill neighborhood, has been named to Travel + Leisure’s 2015 list of the top 500 hotels in the world. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and other dignitaries officially opened Race Village for the Volvo Ocean Race Stopover at Fort Adams State Park late Tuesday afternoon. more
The James Beard Foundation Awards were presented last night in Chicago and two of the regional winners have Rhode Island connections. more
A senior at Johnson & Wales University is among eight women who received 2015 Women in Culinary Leadership Grants from the James Beard Foundation. more
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