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Hospitality & Tourism
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The Wyndham Garden Providence, the city’s sole waterfront hotel, announced Friday it is in the stages of rebranding and will soon become the Hilton Garden Inn Providence Hotel. more
Millions of years ago, the earth’s gurgling mantle gave rise to nine small islands in the middle of the North Atlantic. Today, the Azores — which are located 1,000 miles off the coast of Europe — is a quiet realm of quaint Iberian charm and dazzling vine-draped greens carved out by a dramatic history of volcanic events. more
The Newport stopover for the Volvo Ocean Race is scheduled for May 8-20, 2018, the organizers and Sail Newport have announced. more
(Updated 1:40 p.m.) R.I. Commerce Corp. board member Karl Wadensten on Monday said Gov. Gina M. Raimondo did the right thing in dropping the widely panned slogan “Rhode Island: Cooler and Warmer” from a $5 million tourism marketing campaign, but added there needs to be “a post mortem” on the process that led to its adoption and error-filled rollout. more
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, one Rhode Island restaurant has made OpenTable’s list of the top 100 romantic restaurants in America: Bouchard Restaurant and Inn in Newport. more
Changes at Ava Anderson, the state’s failed “Cooler & Warmer” tourism campaign, top young chefs and a former Hasbro executive’s take on politics and philanthropy were among the most-read stories on PBN.com in 2016, according to Google Analytics. more
Sail Newport’s Campaign for Blue Space, which is building an education and recreation center at Fort Adams State Park, received a $500,000 grant from the van Beuren Charitable Foundation. more
Malala Yousafzai, the 19-year-old Pakistani girls’ and children’s education activist, addressed a sold-out crowd at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center Thursday evening where she talked about women’s equality and the impact of education in fighting terrorism. more
Two Rhode Island chefs have made it into the first round of the prestigious James Beard Foundation Awards. Named as semifinalists for Best Chef: Northeast were Chef Derek Wagner, chef and proprietor of Nick’s On Broadway, and Champe Speidel, chef and owner with wife Lisa of Persimmon in Bristol. more
The “Hell Paitan” on Ken’s Ramen on Washington Street is one of the best places in the country to find a dish of “uncommon ramen,” according to Bon Appetit’s “Eat Like a Local” feature. more
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