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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
Year over year, Rhode Island collections for the 5 percent hotel tax increased by about 3.4 percent this past January, according to data released Thursday by the R.I. Department of Revenue. more
John Elkhay, chief executive of Chow Fun Food Group, which includes Rick's Roadhouse, Ten Prime Steak and Sushi, and Luxe Burger Bar, brought one of his newest business ventures, Harry's Bar & Burger, to 301 Atwells Ave. last year. For … more
The Watch Hill Inn has been named one of the top five family-friendly hotels, according to Conde Nast Traveler’s 2015 Hot List of the best hotels and resorts in the world. more
The Ocean House, in Westerly’s Watch Hill neighborhood, has been named to Travel + Leisure’s 2015 list of the top 500 hotels in the world. more
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