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Within the past year, three downtown Providence hotels have undergone substantial renovations, with new and planned work at two of them being made specifically to attract more convention and meeting business. more
On a recent weekday lunch hour, there were no fewer than 50 food trucks lined up on one stretch of Wall Street in lower Manhattan. more
Providence College made the top 20 in a list of master’s colleges and universities in an annual ranking of higher education institutions with the most students studying abroad. more
Providence was at a crossroads when I became mayor three and a half years ago. A $110 million structural budget deficit threatened our capital city with bankruptcy. Unemployment was far too high, private-sector investment too scarce and our housing market continued to suffer from the effects of America’s national recession. more
SCA, a global hygiene and forest products company and sponsor of an all-women’s team in the Volvo Ocean Race, will be an official sponsor in the North American Volvo Ocean Race Stopover here, the company and Sail Newport, a stopover host, said Tuesday. more
The Hotel Viking may soon have a new owner. LaSalle Hotel Properties, based in Maryland, announced this week that it has entered into a contract to sell the hotel for $77 million. more
July’s hotel, meal and beverage tax collections increased over June’s numbers, and also bested the numbers posted in July 2013, according to information released by the R.I. Department of Revenue. more
The Blackstone Valley Tourism Council will host its 29th annual dinner and awards event on Oct. 2 at the Twin River Event Center at 100 Twin River Road, Lincoln. more
The four communities with the most hotels in the state – Providence, Warwick, Newport and Middletown – saw healthy increases in activity almost across the board in May as the tourist season kicked off. more
The terms of the chef’s trade have made their way into the general language. These days, expressions and words such as “knife skills,” “plating,” and “front-of-the-house” are likely to be tossed into conversations as readily as sriracha sauce on a dish. more
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