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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. Looking at … more
Hotel room revenue through June has increased 6.9 percent year over year in Rhode Island, according to the R.I. Commerce Corp. more
Collette Cares, the philanthropic arm of Pawtucket-based travel tourism company Collette, has launched its first Rhode Island signature program by awarding Children’s Friend its signature literacy grant, which focuses on youth literacy in the Ocean State. more
Be it the weather, reduced beach fees, strengthening economy or just an outlier year, beachgoers are out in droves this year and the tourism sector is benefiting in Rhode Island. From May through July, the number of beachgoers to visit … more
According to Rachelle Handfield, executive vice president of human resources for Collette, the importance of wellness has been in the water for years at the travel tour provider. But things "really started to flourish with the construction of our … more
When Britain played the role of petulant child and ran away from its EU home, a wave of terror rippled through the U.S. business community as it continued to make overseas corporate travel plans, seemingly in the midst of what appeared to be an … more
PROVIDENCE – The H. P. Lovecraft Film Festival will come to the hometown of its namesake for the first time in August. The festival, founded in Portland, Ore., more than 20 years ago, features three days of films and activities, including … more
PROVIDENCE – It's not known as the "Creative Capital" for nothing. Rhode Island's capital city is considered one of the "Best American Cities for Creatives (that aren't NYC, LA or SF)," sharing space with cities that include Nashville, … more
"It's the essence of what life was like. Look around, hear the music, taste the food and you'll know." Is the speaker a historian? A theme park "imagineer"? John Edick may be both. He is a caterer, the owner of Blackstone Catering in Newport. … more
Yankee Magazine selected Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum with a 2016 Editor's Choice Best of New England Recognition for Best Garden in Rhode Island. more
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