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Hospitality & Tourism
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Hotel occupancy rates in the Newport and Providence-Warwick areas increased year to date in Newport, and year over year in July for Providence and Warwick, tourism experts report. more
Hotel tax collections grew 7.3 percent year over year in June, and meal and beverage tax collections increased 6.6 percent, according to the R.I. Department of Revenue. more
For Stephen Cronin, summertime is the best time of year to host a corporate outing, especially at a baseball park. As the president of TWOBOLT, a Pawtucket-based marketing agency, Cronin has been hosting corporate outings for his employees … more
The traditional corporate golf outing isn't what it used to be, and for nonprofit and charitable causes, that has turned into a beneficial trend. Companies are organizing charitable golf tournaments to benefit philanthropic causes, … more
Kristy Knoedler knew a lot about cardiac rehabilitation in the early 1990s, having earned a degree in exercise science at the University of Rhode Island and working with cardiac patients at The Miriam Hospital. But she knew little about … more
With the days ticking down to summer, marking Block Island's busiest time of year for tourism and commerce, a delayed $107 million utility project has some local businesses worried the island will not be ready for this year's tide of tourists. … more
When dining out or in general conversation, the talk often turns to favorite restaurants of the past. Everyone it seems has a particular spot frequented in the past that holds a special place, even today. The talk then turns to how that … more
While it always heartening to see culinary tourism championed, we were disappointed that the June 24 Providence Business News article about this topic ignored the more than a decade of work that our organization – with the help of many like-minded … more
What do visitors to Rhode Island want to see, to keep them coming back again? Unique attractions, experiences that are authentic, and unusual destinations and activities. Along with the restaurants and the popular beaches, visitors want … more
Newport Food Tours is described as a "progressive dining experience" by the owners, husband-and-wife team Marie Larsen Mechtaly and Mehdi Mechtaly. The tour is an up-close and personal one, encompassing just one of Newport's restaurant rows, the … more
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