Meeting and convention business was so strong in the Providence/Warwick area in the second half of 2015 that it pushed up demand for rooms for the individual traveler, in turn driving up room rates.
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Kelly J. Fredericks, president and CEO of the R.I. Airport Corporation, is leaving his position on March 1 to become the new CEO of the Ontario International Airport Authority in California.
Forbes has released its list of the richest person in each of the country’s 50 largest cities, and Providence Equity Partners’ Jonathan Nelson captured the No. 1 spot for Providence, with a net worth of $2 billion.