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(Updated 4:25 p.m.) In January, local 1 percent hotel tax collections increased 3.4 percent year over year, and local 1 percent meal and beverage tax collections rose 3.6 percent, according to the state Department of Revenue. more
April 18 has been named as “Do-Over-Day” in Rhode Island, in an effort to encourage residents to support local restaurants, shops and other businesses that were affected by winter storms. more
The R.I. Convention Center Authority had increased traffic to its three facilities in the first three months of the year, despite several major snow storms and a blizzard that produced heavy snowfall. more
Looking for a drink in the Providence-Warwick metro? Chances are you won’t have to look very far. more
More than 20,000 visitors are expected to come to Providence for conventions and conferences over the next 30 days, which is expected to generate approximately $10 million in direct economic impacts. more
State hotel tax collections increased 9.3 percent in December compared with December 2013, and climbed 8.1 percent for the first six months of the fiscal year, according to information released Wednesday by the state Department of Revenue. 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
Leisure travelers comprised roughly 43 percent of the Providence-Warwick area’s tourism business over the past five years, according to a first-time study commissioned by the Providence-Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau and the city of Warwick. more
With the largest increase in page views on Fodors.com year over year, Newport County and the East Bay ranks as the top U.S. destination ‘on the rise,’ according to Fodor’s Travel. more
Johnson & Wales University professor and department chairman Michael Sabitoni has received the International Society of Travel and Tourism Educators Martin Oppermann Memorial Award for Lifetime Achievement. more
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