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“Make it Yours” is the latest tourism strategy from the R.I. Commerce Corporation. more
PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza met with state legislators March 6 to discuss legislative priorities, which included a bill to tax certain properties owned by nonprofits and another aimed at increasing the hotel tax. A bill to tax … more
In a few months, when the ill-fated "Cooler & Warmer" slogan and a bungled introductory video fade from collective memory, Rhode Island will have a stronger national and regional profile if it follows through with its marketing campaign, according … more
The crash of an EgyptAir flight from Cairo to Paris overnight Thursday is the latest example of the shocks reshaping tourism flows in Europe, as a spate of deadly terrorist attacks cause travelers to flock to safer shores in Spain, Greece and Portugal. more
As the ocean has evolved from a commercial transportation asset into a leisure-time facilitator, Rhode Island has kept up with the transition. Thus, while fishing and trade still have a significant presence in Narragansett Bay and along the Ocean … more
Local 1 percent meal and beverage tax collections, and 1 percent hotel tax collections grew year over year in March, 11.3 percent and 29.4 percent, respectively. more
WASHINGTON – A new report shows that 60,505 visitors to the Roger Williams National Memorial spent $3.5 million in Rhode Island in 2015. That spending resulted in 50 jobs and had a cumulative benefit to the state economy of $4.6 million. … more
Collections from the state 5 percent hotel tax fell 0.3 percent year over year in January, but increased nearly 11 percent when comparing the first seven months of the fiscal year to the same prior-year period, the state Department of Revenue said Wednesday. more
Five percent hotel tax collections increased 11.3 percent year over year in February, and 11 percent when comparing the first eight months of the fiscal year with the same prior fiscal period. more
Looking for a place to stay? Watch Hill’s Ocean House tops the U.S. News & World Report’s list of the 12 best hotels in Rhode Island. more
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