Hospitality & Tourism
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“I want my new restaurant to have a thick, French accent like me,” joked Michel Richard , chef at Marble House in Newport. He was on hand for the Newport Mansions Wine and Food Festival one week before the opening of his new patissierie, or pastry shop, Pommes Palais, in New York. more
The Sept. 21 WaterFire Providence lighting was the scene of FoodForward, a “food innovation showcase” put on by RallyRI, an initiative created by Allan Tear, one of The Rhode Island Foundation’s Rhode Island Innovation Fellows. His goal is to “spark a startup revolution” in the art and design, food and beverage, social impact, and advanced-manufacturing sectors of the Ocean State economy. Vin Scorziello, one of the owners of Campus Fine Wines, was on hand to serve samples of five Rhode Island craft brewers to the public. more
Rhode Island’s Independence Trail has all the makings of a major historic attraction, but there’s one thing it hasn’t got: an aura of permanence. more
September typically begins a strong fall tourism season, from Newport to Providence and the Blackstone Valley, say local tourism leaders. But even though the Ocean State also has plenty of woodlands, hills and scenic routes, fall-foliage tours are not part of the draw here the way they are in other New England states. more
Tourists beat a steady path to Rhode Island during the summer 2013, from beaches to cultural events and historic sites. While early estimates show a modest uptick overall, the approximations are, at the very least, a promising sign in one segment of the Ocean State’s sluggish economy. more
It’s a corporate outing with a good beat for a team of five Hasbro Inc. employees. more
The hosts of “The Rhode Show” asked me on air about my favorite restaurants and my impression of Rhode Island in general. We were chatting about their annual search for a third co-host and what qualifications might be needed. According to the hosts a knowledge of the state, including its food scene, is a plus. They suggested to those who might be seeking the position to go out and “have a Rhode Island experience.” more
The owners of Interstate Navigation and Rhode Island Fast Ferry are at it again. more
Mark L. Stenning, longtime CEO of the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum, will leave his post in September 2014, but will remain on the board of directors and stay on as a consultant. more
The fall cruise-ship season in the port of New Bedford and Newport Harbor is lighter this year than in years past, but in an international market, promoters say, holding steady is a good thing. more
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