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Five percent hotel tax collections climbed nearly 5 percent in August compared with August 2014, and rose nearly 14 percent when comparing the first two months of the fiscal year to the prior year period, the state Department of Revenue said Wednesday. more
Local 1 percent hotel, meal and beverage tax collections increased year over year in August, the state Department of Revenue said Wednesday. more
(Updated 11:30 a.m.) Renaissance Providence Hotel workers voted to join Unite Here Local 217 on Thursday, with 23 in favor and 17 opposed. more
A long-contentious effort to unionize employees at the Renaissance Providence Hotel will be determined through an election Thursday. more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau on Wednesday opened the Expo of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers at the Rhode Island Convention Center. more
Celebrating its 10th year, Newport Restaurant Week, which will be held Nov. 6-15, is featuring a new partnership this year with Rhode Island Seafood. more
(Updated 10:38 a.m. and 12:13 p.m.) “It’s back!” exulted Sail Newport Executive Director Brad Read. Word at a packed press conference at the Statehouse Friday morning of the return of the Volvo Ocean Race to Newport in May of 2018 had already seeped out, thanks to a Sail Newport magazine distributed on every seat at the event. more
Two hotels in Watch Hill landed on Conde Nast Traveler’s 2015 Readers’ Choice Awards – Ocean House and Watch Hill Inn. more
Positive media coverage and strong economic growth were highlighted at the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau’s annual meeting this week. more
The city’s lodging industry is the strongest it has been in the last few years, Jan D. Freitag of STR told invited industry representatives and students at Johnson & Wales University Tuesday. more
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