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Hospitality & Tourism
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The Blackstone Valley Tourism Council calls its region the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution. Warwick's slogan is "Stay in Warwick. See Rhode Island." Then there's the Newport mansions, Providence's culinary culture and identification … more
Providence and the rest of the state are routinely getting noticed by the food community at large. A national publication – not food-oriented – sent out what is referred to in the business as a … more
Today anyone can be a restaurant critic or food writer. Our experiences combined with the easy access of social media make what once was reserved for the privileged members of the scribe class accessible to all. more
Site work has begun for construction of a four-story, 198-room hotel and conference center to replace the 1950s-era Seaview Hotel. more
The Retreat at Castle Hill by Farmaesthetics is about luxuriating in the natural order of things. For its mostly upscale clients, the partnership between Castle Hill Inn and the Farmaesthetics skin-care line, launched in October 2014, … more
The newly appointed director of the R.I. Department of Labor and Training, Scott Jensen, paid a visit recently to my Newport radio station with the outgoing executive director of the Newport County Chamber of Commerce, Jody Sullivan. One of the … more
Newport ballet troupe Island Moving Company has 10 dancers and five staff members, but manages to draw hundreds to its performances of "The Nutcracker" at year's end, in part by holding it at the city's Rosecliff mansion. Normally a draw … more
Tulay Lawton was recently promoted to general manager of the Savory Grape. Lawton grew up in Istanbul and she began cooking when she was 10. She arrived in the U.S. 13 years ago and started her own catering business, Tulay's Kitchen, which brought … more
PROVIDENCE – A new National Park Service report shows that 51,523 visitors to the Roger Williams National Memorial spent $2.9 million in the state last year, a 7.4 percent increase over 2013. That spending resulted in 42 jobs and had a … more
The Providence Biltmore has affiliated with Hilton Worldwide by joining its Curio Collection, a global group of hotels known for their uniqueness and authenticity. more
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