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Hospitality & Tourism
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(Updated, 6 p.m.) The Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau on Thursday will launch “Recommend Rhode Island,” a promotional initiative to re-brand its ambassador program and encourage grassroots participation. more
(Updated 4:25 p.m.) In January, local 1 percent hotel tax collections increased 3.4 percent year over year, and local 1 percent meal and beverage tax collections rose 3.6 percent, according to the state Department of Revenue. more
April 18 has been named as “Do-Over-Day” in Rhode Island, in an effort to encourage residents to support local restaurants, shops and other businesses that were affected by winter storms. more
The R.I. Convention Center Authority had increased traffic to its three facilities in the first three months of the year, despite several major snow storms and a blizzard that produced heavy snowfall. more
Looking for a drink in the Providence-Warwick metro? Chances are you won’t have to look very far. more
More than 20,000 visitors are expected to come to Providence for conventions and conferences over the next 30 days, which is expected to generate approximately $10 million in direct economic impacts. more
(Updated 10:42 a.m. and 4 p.m.) A state lawmaker from Lincoln has proposed a bill allowing the owners of Twin River Casino to build a hotel nearby. more
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
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