State officials say tourism activity is on the rise in Rhode Island, touting year-over-year growth in hotel and website activity, which they attribute in part to the state's new marketing strategy to draw more visitors here.
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Local 1 percent meal and beverage tax collections increased 3.1 percent year over year in May, and nearly 8 percent when comparing the first 11 months of the fiscal year with the same time frame last year, the state Department of Revenue said Wednesday.
The national Omni Hotels & Resorts chain launched a campaign in June to bring more traffic to its website and help those in need of food in the 42 communities that support the company's 60 properties.
The campaign, Say Goodnight to Hunger, …
Anna Jane Kocon knows she needs to produce a large number of white flowers throughout the growing season.
Each wedding season the owner of Little State Flower Co. is inundated with requests for her locally grown flowers to supply what she …