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Hospitality & Tourism
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With the current controversy swirling around the abrupt closing of two Faial restaurant locations, in Smithfield and North Smithfield, and the resulting outcry from holders of gift certificates to the eatery, it is a good time to revisit what state … 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
Conventions in Providence are expected to pump more than $15 million into the Rhode Island economy in 2015, bringing almost 16,000 people to the city to stay in hotels, eat in restaurants and shop. more
First it was America’s favorite city, now it’s the coolest. more
Meal, beverage and hotel tax collections increased on a year-over-year basis in March, as well as fiscal year to date, the R.I. Department of Revenue said on Monday. more
(Updated, 3:50 p.m.) With each new fiscal year comes a volley of changes to the state’s tax code, and this year is no exception to that rule. One set of taxes among the one dozen changes highlighted by Acting Department of Revenue Director David M. Sullivan in particular has drawn significant attention in the hospitality sector. more
Alex Hurd has been appointed as a destination expert at Discover Newport. In his new role, Hurd will assist sales in corporate/association markets that include Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C., as well as areas within western New England. … 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
The 2015 Cape Cod and the islands vacation rental booking season is starting strong, according to WeNeedaVacation.com, which is reporting significant increases for early vacation home bookings compared with the same period last year. 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
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