Updated January 30 at 7:30pm
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Kim Ward, director of public and community affairs at Twin River Casino, was recently honored as one of five proven leaders during the annual Great Women of Gaming Awards for Casino Enterprise Management Magazine. Over the past 16 years at Twin River, Ward has served on the design team to repurpose existing space into a table-games area, helped to develop a charitable-giving program and she has represented the casino on a series of issues, from council-zoning-ordinance meetings to passing a table-games referendum. Ward holds a BFA in computer graphics from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. more
Cliff Walk has been chosen as one of the “10 Great Public Spaces of 2014” by the American Planning Association. more
Providence has contracted 834 hotel room nights associated with Saturday’s New England Patriots and Baltimore Ravens playoff game in Foxborough, according to the R.I. Sports Commission, a division of the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau. more
Local 1 percent hotel, meal and beverage tax collections, as well as state 5 percent hotel tax collections, all increased on a year-over-year, and fiscal year-to-date basis through October, according to the state Department of Revenue. more
Within the past year, three downtown Providence hotels have undergone substantial renovations, with new and planned work at two of them being made specifically to attract more convention and meeting business. more
On a recent weekday lunch hour, there were no fewer than 50 food trucks lined up on one stretch of Wall Street in lower Manhattan. more
SCA, a global hygiene and forest products company and sponsor of an all-women’s team in the Volvo Ocean Race, will be an official sponsor in the North American Volvo Ocean Race Stopover here, the company and Sail Newport, a stopover host, said Tuesday. more
The Hotel Viking may soon have a new owner. LaSalle Hotel Properties, based in Maryland, announced this week that it has entered into a contract to sell the hotel for $77 million. more
At least it’s not No. 1. Rhode Island ranked No. 14 on a list of states with the rudest drivers from Insure.com, which surveyed 2,000 drivers nationwide in July. more
The director of the R.I. Department of Revenue described state hotel tax collections as “up modestly” for July. more
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