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Author Thornton Wilder likened Newport to the nine cities of ancient Troy in his autobiographical novel, "Theophilus North," set in 1926. "Newport, Rhode Island, presented nine cities, some superimposed, some having very little relation … more
The stars of the hospitality industry were recognized Wednesday night at Twin River Casino by the Rhode Island Hospitality Association and Rhode Island Hospitality Education Foundation. more
Sail Newport’s Campaign for Blue Space, which is building an education and recreation center at Fort Adams State Park, received a $500,000 grant from the van Beuren Charitable Foundation. more
T.F. Green Airport had a 3.3 percent increase in passengers in October, to 324,582 from 314,081 in October 2015, the R.I. Airport Corp. said Tuesday. more
Work to repair and improve the exterior passenger and pedestrian area at the Newport Transportation and Visitors Center on America’s Cup Avenue is scheduled to begin by the end of the year, and is slated to be completed by June, a spokeswoman for the R.I. Public Transit Authority said Monday. more
Millions of years ago, the earth’s gurgling mantle gave rise to nine small islands in the middle of the North Atlantic. Today, the Azores — which are located 1,000 miles off the coast of Europe — is a quiet realm of quaint Iberian charm and dazzling vine-draped greens carved out by a dramatic history of volcanic events. more
An Arizona firm that provides website design to destination marketing organizations has been hired to revamp the visitrhodeisland.com website. more
Gasoline prices fell 3 cents in Rhode Island, and 4 cents in Massachusetts this week, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
It would be difficult to find a bigger fan of the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau than Kristin Stone. She is general manager of the Providence Riverboat Co., which joined the PWCVB's program about three years ago. "I cannot … more
SATA Azores Airlines is expanding its service at T.F. Green Airport next year, adding flights to mainland Europe in Portugal, and also offering them earlier in the season. more
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