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Hospitality & Tourism
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(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
The Rhode Island Convention Center hosted 50 percent more faith-based events this past fiscal year than it did in fiscal year 2014, the agency announced Friday, boosting hotel traffic downtown. 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
Providence was named the most “up and coming city” in the annual “Best of GayCities” challenge, putting it on the “national radar,” according to the travel site. 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
As tourist season gets underway, an established Newport restaurant owned in part by one of PBN’s 10 chefs To watch under 35 is expanding to both ends of busy Thames Street and bringing a hi-tech perk with it. more
A popular craft-beer pub in Westerly will expand into a location in the Kinsley Building in downtown Providence, the first commercial tenant confirmed for the former office building. more
One percent meal and beverage tax collections increased 8.1 percent, and 1 percent hotel tax collections rose 3.9 percent, when comparing December with December 2014, the state Department of Revenue said this week. more
Eisenhower House, at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, is open for year-round event rentals following a $2.2 million renovation. more
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