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Hospitality & Tourism
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(Updated 4:22 p.m.) Rhode Island’s expedited search to hire a marketing consultant by Aug. 31 could result in the launch of a tourism brand for the state in January. 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
(Updated 1:20 p.m. and 9:20 a.m.) Local 1 percent meal and beverage tax collections rose 3.1 percent year over year in February, and 6.9 percent when comparing fiscal year over fiscal year, the state Department of Revenue reported Monday. more
(Updated 10:42 a.m. and 4 p.m.) A state lawmaker from Lincoln has proposed a bill allowing the owners of Twin River Casino to build a hotel nearby. more
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee will host Ireland Prime Minister Enda Kenny on Sept. 24, as part of an initiative to explore business and tourism opportunities between Rhode Island and Ireland. 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
Off-peak conventions and large events booked in Rhode Island for Nov. 8 through Dec. 7 account for nearly 20,000 contracted hotel room nights, more than double the number compared with this time last year. more
Rhode Island had the third-highest tax rate on lodging last year, according to HVS Convention, Sports, and Entertainment Consulting’s third annual lodging tax study released this week. more
Twenty Rhode Island restaurants are among 3,618 listed worldwide for their superior wine lists, according to the advanced release of the Aug. 31 issue of Wine Spectator. more
Cliff Walk has been chosen as one of the “10 Great Public Spaces of 2014” by the American Planning Association. more
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