Updated February 27 at 4:27pm
Hospitality & Tourism
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Approximately 36.1 million Americans will travel from home during Memorial Day weekend, an increase of 1.5 percent over last year’s 35.5 million travelers, AAA Southern New England estimates. more
As manager Rick Erickson concluded his tour of the patio at Jacky’s Galaxie at Waterplace, the reservation phone rang at the host station. As if on cue, the caller asked, “Is the outside patio open tonight?” more
Rhode Island hotel tax collections fell 2.8 percent in February to $126,603 compared with $130,278 in February 2013, the R.I. Department of Revenue reported Friday. more
The International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum has a new CEO: Todd Martin, a former Association of Tennis Professionals World Tour top five-ranked player. more
A specially prepared dish or “special” is an opportunity for both the chef and the diner to experience a taste or technique both may be trying for the first time. The nightly recitation of specials is something just about all of us look forward to when we dine out. more
On a par with Boston and Honolulu, Providence has been ranked a “notable” domestic city for its dining out scene by Saveur, a food and travel magazine with an international scope. more
The Newport area’s visiting and resident wine aficionados will soon have more room to nurse their Pinot noirs and sip their Sauvignon blancs. more
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
The path to success among the new generation of foodies is being led to the table by a waiter. In a throwback to their grandparents’ time, many who consider themselves young professionals are choosing a career path as servers. more
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