Updated June 27 at 11:29pm
Hospitality & Tourism
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Booming travel and tourism in Boston has spilled over into the lodging industry in Rhode Island this past year, and is part of the reason a consultant is “bullish” on the market here. more
The Breakers Welcome Center will receive a $1.5 million contribution from the estate of Helen D. Buchanan, according to the Preservation Society of Newport County, which said it is the largest one-time cash donation in the society’s history. more
Hotel occupancy rates in the Newport and Providence-Warwick areas increased year to date in Newport, and year over year in July for Providence and Warwick, tourism experts report. more
Hotel tax collections grew 7.3 percent year over year in June, and meal and beverage tax collections increased 6.6 percent, according to the R.I. Department of Revenue. more
Imagine Block Island as “Manisses,” what Native Americans called the island for thousands of years until a visit from Dutch explorer Adriaen Block in 1614 who renamed it after himself. more
Benrus LLC and the Delpidio Group each have pledged $100,000 toward ATOM Media Group’s proposal, “Whatever You Do … Rhode Island.” more
Rhode Island will host the National Governors Association’s summer meeting in 2017. more
"Farm to table" is such a familiar term these days it may be about to lose its meaning. Here in Rhode Island, some restaurants have been practicing the method long before it became fashionable. Lou Perella, chef-owner of Perella's … more
A survey of New Englanders ranked Newport and Block Island among the top 10 destinations to visit in the last weeks of summer, and WaterFire and the Rhode Island International Film Festival among the top summer activities. more
Providence has yet to see a building boom, but it is attracting several developers of hotel properties. The city has about 2,500 hotel rooms, most of them downtown, divided among full-service hotels, boutique hotels and small … more
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