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Hospitality & Tourism
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George Germon, founder of iconic Providence restaurant Al Forno with his wife Johanne Killeen, has died following an illness. Germon and Al Forno first put Providence on the culinary map with their … 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
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
Hotel tax collections increased 4 percent year over year in March to $832,401, according to the R.I. Department of Revenue, which released its March 2015 state 5 percent hotel collections report Friday. more
Eisenhower House, at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, is open for year-round event rentals following a $2.2 million renovation. more
Meal and beverage tax collections from local restaurants totaled just under $1.77 million in December, an increase of 7.8 percent compared with the $1.64 million collected in December 2013, the R.I. Department of Revenue reported Monday. more
Diners are encouraged to “take a bite out of winter” during Providence Winter Restaurant Weeks, which begin Jan. 10 and run through Jan. 23. more
A $9 million federal grant to build a new travel plaza and welcome center at Exit 1 off Interstate 95 in Hopkinton was announced Monday by the state’s congressional delegation as well as Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
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