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Tourism
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With the days ticking down to summer, marking Block Island's busiest time of year for tourism and commerce, a delayed $107 million utility project has some local businesses worried the island will not be ready for this year's tide of tourists. … more
People who stumbled upon the first prototype for WaterFire Providence in 1994 could be forgiven for responding with a puzzled "huh?" and then moving along. Who knew this odd public art event would bring millions of people and hundreds of millions of … more
More than 1.7 million New Englanders, the most since 2005, are expected to travel during Memorial Day weekend, according to AAA Northeast. more
While it always heartening to see culinary tourism championed, we were disappointed that the June 24 Providence Business News article about this topic ignored the more than a decade of work that our organization – with the help of many like-minded … more
Meal and beverage tax collections, as well as hotel tax collections, grew over the year in October and on a fiscal year- to-date basis, the state Department of Revenue reported Wednesday. more
New SATA brand Azores Airlines has announced that it will offer weekly seasonal flight service from T.F. Green Airport to Ponta Delgada, Azores, in July and August 2016, and is considering offering year round service to commence in 2017. more
As the 2016 summer kicks into high gear, some Rhode Island tourism hotspots have gone mobile, with a smartphone that is, driven by the convenience and low cost of using the ubiquitous tool. For the Providence Independence Trail, headed by … more
Peter Angelone stood on the bank of a pond in Hopkinton. A stand of tall pine trees shaded the water from the summer sun. Angelone, principal fishery biologist for the R.I. Department of Environmental Management, moved out from the shadow … more
Wanderu, a Boston-based ground travel search engine in North America, expanded its partnership with Peter Pan Bus Lines to increase its Northeast coverage, enabling users to book bus tickets to more than 60 locations in Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and New York. more
What do visitors to Rhode Island want to see, to keep them coming back again? Unique attractions, experiences that are authentic, and unusual destinations and activities. Along with the restaurants and the popular beaches, visitors want … more
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