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1A recent economic-impact study calculated that the three R.I. Convention Center Authority facilities generated more than $738 million from 2009 to 2013. How does that compare with its operating costs during the same period? If we simply … more
(Updated 3:24 p.m.) Room revenue at 10 downtown hotels climbed 25.5 percent in April and 19.7 percent in March, compared with last year, according to Martha Sheridan, president and CEO of Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau. more
The Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Newport has drawn thousands of overnight visitors to the Ocean State. While good news for local hotels in the short term, just how much of an impact the 13-day event will have on occupancy rates for the year is hard … more
The International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum has a new CEO: Todd Martin, a former Association of Tennis Professionals World Tour top five-ranked player. more
On a par with Boston and Honolulu, Providence has been ranked a “notable” domestic city for its dining out scene by Saveur, a food and travel magazine with an international scope. more
The Newport area’s visiting and resident wine aficionados will soon have more room to nurse their Pinot noirs and sip their Sauvignon blancs. more
Officials celebrated the state’s acquisition of Jerimoth Hill, Rhode Island’s highest point at 812 feet, on Wednesday morning. more
Most issues of PBN include what is known as a focus section. This week’s focus is “Corporate Outings.” more
Kim Ward, director of public and community affairs at Twin River Casino, was recently honored as one of five proven leaders during the annual Great Women of Gaming Awards for Casino Enterprise Management Magazine. Over the past 16 years at Twin River, Ward has served on the design team to repurpose existing space into a table-games area, helped to develop a charitable-giving program and she has represented the casino on a series of issues, from council-zoning-ordinance meetings to passing a table-games referendum. Ward holds a BFA in computer graphics from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. more
Cliff Walk has been chosen as one of the “10 Great Public Spaces of 2014” by the American Planning Association. more
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