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Hospitality & Tourism
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Service industries unexpectedly expanded at a faster pace in February, encouraging companies that make up the biggest part of the U.S. economy to take on more workers. more
State hotel tax collections increased 9.3 percent in December compared with December 2013, and climbed 8.1 percent for the first six months of the fiscal year, according to information released Wednesday by the state Department of Revenue. more
Meal and beverage tax collections from local restaurants totaled just under $1.77 million in December, an increase of 7.8 percent compared with the $1.64 million collected in December 2013, the R.I. Department of Revenue reported Monday. more
(Updated 2:16 p.m.) Edible Rhody magazine has released its local hero winners for 2015 based on reader feedback. more
Johnson & Wales University’s Ray McCue, an assistant professor, has been named best culinary educator in the Northeast. more
Leisure travelers comprised roughly 43 percent of the Providence-Warwick area’s tourism business over the past five years, according to a first-time study commissioned by the Providence-Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau and the city of Warwick. more
Rhode Island’s economy experienced positive growth in the fourth quarter, but is showing signs of weakness, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator briefing released Tuesday. more
With the largest increase in page views on Fodors.com year over year, Newport County and the East Bay ranks as the top U.S. destination ‘on the rise,’ according to Fodor’s Travel. more
Johnson & Wales University professor and department chairman Michael Sabitoni has received the International Society of Travel and Tourism Educators Martin Oppermann Memorial Award for Lifetime Achievement. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said she will nominate Bernard Buonanno Jr., the former chairman of the Providence Civic Center, as a member of the R.I. Convention Center Authority. more
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