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Hospitality & Tourism
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(Updated 10:38 a.m. and 12:13 p.m.) “It’s back!” exulted Sail Newport Executive Director Brad Read. Word at a packed press conference at the Statehouse Friday morning of the return of the Volvo Ocean Race to Newport in May of 2018 had already seeped out, thanks to a Sail Newport magazine distributed on every seat at the event. more
Sixty South County patrons of the arts helped raise $8,600 at the Courthouse Center for the Arts for the performing arts center’s Fun Fall Fundraiser. more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau on Wednesday opened the Expo of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers at the Rhode Island Convention Center. more
Rhode Island’s capital city was named the third-best mid-sized food city in America by Gogobot, which praised Providence for its diverse array of food trucks. 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
The R.I. Convention Center Authority’s three facilities generated more than $717.6 million for the local economy over a five-year period, according to an economic impact study released Friday. more
The Breakers Welcome Center will receive a $1.5 million contribution from the estate of Helen D. Buchanan, according to the Preservation Society of Newport County, which said it is the largest one-time cash donation in the society’s history. more
Seasons at the Ocean House has been recognized by Open Table as one of the 100 best brunch restaurants in America. 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
(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
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